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Jack Nicklaus reminisces, Paul Casey takes lead at Memorial Tournament
Jack Nicklaus reminisces, Paul Casey takes lead at Memorial Tournament

Bubba Watson and Hunter Mahan highlight a pack of golfers chasing leader Paul Casey through the first round of the Memorial Tournament on Thursday. It was 1976 when Jack Nicklaus founded the tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club, an Ohio course he designed. The legendary golfer said he still remembers the nerves he felt that first year. "Well, back in those days I was pretty much chief cook and bottle washer," he told reporters this week. "I sort of was involved in everything." Roger Maltbie won the inaugural event in a playoff against Hale Irwin. A somewhat distracted Nicklaus finished four strokes back in eighth place. The host...

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