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Callum Godde
Australian golfer Greg Norman has won 91 international tournaments

Today's Birthday, February 10: Australian golf great Greg Norman (1955 - )

The Shark bared more than just his teeth in ESPN's annual Body Issue.

Golfing great Greg Norman stripped off for the magazine's 2018 spread, with the photos drawing quite a response.

The 64-year-old fitness fanatic paid tribute to his iconic nickname, posing with Shark props for the photo shoot.

Norman was born in 1955 in Mount Isa, Queensland, and he eventually took up golf at age 16, inspired by his mother who was also a talented golfer.

After working in a pro shop, the 20-year-old Norman served as assistant professional at Sydney's Beverley Park Golf Club before eventually turning pro in 1976.

On the back of an impressive debut season in Australia, the young golfer joined the European Tour in 1977 and won his first European event that same season before crossing to the US circuit in 1981.

He went on to win his first British Open in 1986, repeating in 1993.

But Norman is perhaps best remembered for the majors he should've won, finishing runner-up at the US Masters (three) US Open (two) and PGA Championship (two) multiple times.

His infamous 1996 Masters meltdown, where he blew a six-shot lead on the final day at Augusta, is considered one of the greatest collapses in the sports' history.

But he still had his fair share of success, winning more than 90 professional events throughout his career and spending a phenomenal 331 weeks at world No.1.

Norman came out of retirement to play with his son at the PNC Father-Son Challenge in December 2017 after not playing an event since 2012.

Despite being the first player in US PGA Tour history to reach $US10 million, The Shark now sits 11th among Australians on the all-time money list.

There's no need to feel sorry for Norman, though, with the Queenslander raking in millions through his multi-national company Great White Shark Enterprises.

His ventures include golf course design, property development, wine, beef and turf production.

Norman has been married three times, splitting from American flight attendant Laura Andrassy and former tennis champion Chris Evert.

The World Golf Hall of Fame inductee now lives on an 11,600-acre ranch in Colorado with his third wife Kirsten Kutner.