Nick Faldo character jug produced by Noble Ceramics of Hayling Island, England, in a limited edition of 500 in 1993. Sir Nicholas Alexander Faldo, MBE (1957- ) is an English retired professional golfer and television commentator. A top player of his era, renowned for his dedication to the game, he was ranked No. 1 on the Official World Golf Ranking for a total of 97 weeks. His 41 professional wins include 30 victories on the European Tour and six major championships: three Open Championships (1987, 1990, 1992) and three Masters (1989, 1990, 1996). Faldo has since become a television commentator for major golf championships. In 2006, he became the lead golf analyst for CBS Sports. In 2012, Faldo joined the BBC Sport on-air team for coverage of the Open Championship. Modeled by Ray Noble, this handle is a bag of golf clubs and golf ball.