Louisville, KY, United States (4E Sports) – Jack Nicklaus said that the unbelievable talent of the world’s No. 1-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy can win him 15 to 20 major championships.
He observed that McIlroy’s swing is unbelievably fast, and he is consistent with his drives and on how he controls it.
Nicklaus, 74, an 18-time major winner, has taken a liking to McIlroy and has counseled him at various times about business and golf.
“I love his swing, I love his rhythm, I love his moxie. He’s got a little swagger there, it’s a little bit cocky but not offensive. I like that,” he said of McIlroy.
McIlroy is aiming for his third straight PGA Championship this week at the Nicklaus-designed Valhalla Golf Club, which could be his third major title. He’s won three times worldwide in 2014.