27 Dec '16, 10pm

To be the GOAT, Jack Nicklaus says Rory McIlroy will need to improve:

To be the GOAT, Jack Nicklaus says Rory McIlroy will need to improve:

In many people's eyes, Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time, a man who stands atop all the others (except, perhaps, for Tiger Woods). Today he had some advice for an athlete who has the potential to unseat him as golf's GOAT: Rory McIlroy, the current no. 2 in the world. In an interview with BBC Sport , Nicklaus spoke about McIlroy's talent, but cautioned that to truly become the greatest, instead of merely great, it'll rest on McIlroy's level of determination. "He has won and played on his talent to this point. If he wishes to dominate and go forward then he's got to improve," Nicklaus said. "He has to work hard, he's got to focus on what he is trying to do and it is up to him. Certainly he has all the tools to be able to do it -- it is just whether he has the desire and the willingness to give up some other things...Whether he wants to be the greatest player ...

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