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Jack Nicklaus awarded St Andrew's honorary citizenship

EDM (Early Day Motion) 280: tabled on 12 July 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Jack Nicklaus for being awarded honorary citizenship of St Andrews; notes that he is the third American to be awarded such citizenship following Benjamin Franklin in 1759 and Bobby Jones in 1958; recognises that Mr Nicklaus has won 18 golfing championships, including the Open three times, of which two were at St Andrews' Old Course; and commends all sportspeople for their role in enriching public life and widening participation in sport.