COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Portman for Senate campaign today released a new TV ad featuring Ohio native and legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus. The ad, "Ohio's Champion," is part of the campaign's $15 million advertising campaign and will begin playing immediately. This ad is the first time Nicklaus has appeared in a political ad. You may click here to watch the ad.
"Today I'm concerned about our country and our state, that's why I am supporting my friend Rob Portman for U.S. Senate," Jack Nicklaus said. "Rob is the real deal, he's making a difference in standing up for American manufacturing, and he's fighting to strengthen our military to keep us safe. Rob Portman is Ohio's champion."
"I'm honored to have Jack Nicklaus' support in this race and Jane and I are grateful for our friendship with Jack and Barbara," Rob Portman said. "Jack is great friend, a true champion, and an inspiration for all of us across the Buckeye State."