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* Arnold Palmer 1988

Arguably the most popular golfer of all time. Charismatic, hard-charging style helped popularize pro golf in early 1960s. Winner of 60 PGA Tour events, including 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 Masters, 1960 U.S. Open, and 1961 and 1962 British Open. PGA’s leading money winner, 1958, 1960, 1962, and 1964. Famous for last-round comebacks. Born 1929, Latrobe, Pa. Attended Wake Forest, where he won numerous amateur titles, including 1954 U.S. Amateur. Pioneer in sports marketing.

Salute to the King "Arnold Palmer"

 

 

 

 

 

 


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