Nicklaus Design, the global firm founded by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and privately owned by the Nicklaus family, is widely regarded as the world’s leading design firm. The company has 339 courses open for play in 34 countries and 39 states. Of those 339, Jack Nicklaus has been involved in the design of 271 courses. At least 62 Nicklaus Design courses have been ranked in various national or international Top-100 lists, and no fewer than 87 Nicklaus courses have hosted a combined total of over 600 professional tournaments worldwide or significant national amateur championships. Nicklaus Design currently has more than 40 courses under construction and projects under development in 46 different countries.