Jack Nicklaus gave Tiger Woods great life advice on his 40th birthday

Jack Nicklaus hopes Tiger Woods has his best year yet at 40.

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Tiger Woods turned 40 years old on Dec. 30, a birthday that causes anxiety for a lot of people.

Take it from the great Jack Nicklaus that your life, in fact, is actually just getting started at 40 years old.

Nicklaus sent a birthday tweet to Woods with some encouragement and a great bit of life advice:

Here’s the full text in the link included in Jack’s tweet:

“Happy Birthday @tigerwoods! Just remember that 40 is the new 30. I had one of the greatest years of my life when I turned 40, and so I not only send you best wishes for a Happy Birthday but hope for a terrific year. You have heard me say it before that I know you have a lot of great golf left to play and success to enjoy, and I hope it all begins this year for you. Lastly, I wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.”

Tiger may or may not have a shot to win four more majors and tie Jack for the most all time at 18, but count The Golden Bear among those who hope he’s still gunning for it.

Teddy Mitrosilis works in social content development at FOX Sports Digital. Follow him on Twitter @TMitrosilis and email him at tmitrosilis@gmail.com.