Golf and sporting artist Walt Spitzmiller spent eight years painting what he believes is golf’s greatest achievement of the modern era: Jack Nicklaus’ 18 major championship titles. In a collection of 18 paintings simply entitled “Jack’s Majors,” Spitzmiller brilliantly captures a moment from each of Nicklaus’ record-setting major victories in an artistic tribute to the legendary champion who competed over six decades and registered 120 professional tournament wins, plus three times achieved the “Grand Slam” – winning each of golf’s major championships.
One third of Nicklaus’ major championship titles came at the Masters and with this year being the 50th anniversary of the Golden Bear’s first win of his unmatched run at Augusta National, Spitzmiller has published “Jack’s Majors” in an exquisite commemorative fine art Portfolio book.
The hand-bound and luxuriously crafted collector’s volume, which is limited to 100 editions, is numbered and signed by Jack Nicklaus and the artist, and includes 18 giclee art prints (18” x 24”) of the collection, along with accompanying text that recounts highlights of each tournament by award-winning golf author and journalist Don Wade.
“I’ve been a great admirer of Jack Nicklaus and it has been a labor of love to paint each of his landmark major championship victories,” said Spitzmiller. “I am delighted to offer the 18 paintings as a tribute to the world’s greatest golfer and his unique and enduring achievements. I am especially grateful that Jack is so pleased with the art and that he agreed to sign each of the 100 limited edition Portfolios.”
For more information about the limited edition “Jack’s Majors” portfolio signed by Jack Nicklaus and Walt Spitzmiller, as well as the 18 paintings in the collection, visit www.jacksmajors.com