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The FIRST LADY OF GOLF
DAMON HACK
May 07, 2012
Sunday at TPC Sawgrass is Mother's Day, and no woman has balanced the demands of the game and parenthood with more grace than Barbara Nicklaus
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May 07, 2012

The First Lady Of Golf

Sunday at TPC Sawgrass is Mother's Day, and no woman has balanced the demands of the game and parenthood with more grace than Barbara Nicklaus

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Today their remarkably busy schedule will take them to PGA National, where Jack will sit in the broadcast booth and discuss the Bear Trap and Barbara will stand on the 18th green to congratulate the 2012 Honda champion. Jack is asked how they've done it, accomplished so much, raised a family, kept their sanity and maintained their joy as a couple.

"You just have to figure it out," he says.

Barbara agrees. "We survived," she says.

The leader board at the Honda is packed, Barbara is told. Might she walk the final round for old times' sake? Rory McIlroy is leading. Tiger's in the hunt.

Barbara smiles.

"Tournaments are not the same without my horse in the race," she says.

How could they be?

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