Mr. Gary T. Nicklaus
|Birth Date:||January 15, 1969|
|Birthplace:||West Palm Beach, Florida|
|Family:||Children – Thomas, Gary Jr. and Nina|
|College:||The Ohio State University (1991, Finance)|
|Special Interests:||Golf, Fishing, Hunting, Golf Course Design|
Gary T. Nicklaus is on the Board of the Nicklaus Companies and has been the Vice Chairman of the organization, which is engaged in the marketing and licensing of the Nicklaus brand, as well as golf course design and investment in real estate, since 2009. Prior to that he was the Managing Director of Nicklaus Companies and the Founder and President of Nicklaus Investments.
Mr. Nicklaus spent his first several years with the Nicklaus family of companies focusing on real estate investment opportunities, primarily investing in high-quality residentialresort communities around the world which featured Nicklaus Design courses as their centerpiece. He remains involved in the day to day operations of the Nicklaus Companies, while also serving as an advisor to or board member of companies as diverse as medical technology and food service. Mr. Nicklaus is a member of the Board of Directors of Camden Capital, Nicklaus Brown, LLC, NearShore Technology, Armada Backup Systems, and Sixth Sense Med Tech. These companies cover a wide variety of sectors including Medical Technology, and Cloud Computing.
From 1991 through 2003 Mr. Nicklaus played golf professionally on the PGA Tour. He regained his amateur status in 2006 and competes occasionally in various Amateur events around South Florida. Mr. Nicklaus is also an accomplished golf course designer, with courses throughout the United States and abroad, including Arizona, Missouri, New York, Wales, Mexico and Spain.
Mr. Nicklaus recently joined the board of the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. He is Co- Chairman of the Children’s Healthcare Charity, Inc. a non-profit organization which manages the operations of the Honda Classic and is the primary beneficiary of the tournament. The Honda Classic is a top event on the PGA Tour and has been voted the premier sporting event in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Mr. Nicklaus received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a Major in Finance, from the Ohio State University.
(Term ends 12/15/17)
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