Yes, yes it was. And it came at perhaps the biggest moment of Jack Nicklaus’ charge that fateful Sunday – before his eagle putt on 15 (“THE BATTLE IS JOINED!”):
That’s Ben Wright with the call, and he makes the North & South reference in regard to Nicklaus’ caddie, his son Jackie, who had won the North & South in 1985 – with his dad watching in the gallery. It comes just before the putt.
Jack won the North & South himself in 1959, and the pair is the only father and son to have ever won the famed Amateur championship. Below, they recall their experiences:
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