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Jack to join Arnie as Masters starter

Updated: August 31, 2009, 3:54 PM ET
By Jason Sobel | ESPN.com

The all-time leader in Masters titles will be making a comeback at Augusta National Golf Club in 2010 -- for one shot, at least.

It was announced on Monday that six-time champion Jack Nicklaus will join Arnold Palmer as an honorary starter at next year's tournament.

Nicklaus, who made the last of his 45 career Masters appearances in 2005, said he was previously reluctant to steal the spotlight from Palmer, but accepted the invitation when his longtime friend and rival encouraged ...

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