Ohio Senators Brown & Portman Introduce Legislation to Award Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal

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Ohio Senators Brown & Portman Introduce Legislation to Award Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal

Cleveland Leader – On Tuesday, Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced legislation to award golfer Jack Nicklaus the Congressional Gold Medal, which is “in recognition of his service to the nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf.”

Sen. Brown also highlighted Nicklaus Ohio roots. The legendary golf was born in Columbus and attended The Ohio State University. Brown added:

“Known across the world for his records on the golf course, it’s his hometown Ohio roots that ground his lasting legacy. The Congressional Gold Medal is one of our nation’s highest honors and it’s fitting that the Golden Bear, who set records on the golf course and set the highest standards for service and philanthropy in our communities, receives it.”

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