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Encyclopedia > Arnold Palmer
Arnold Palmer
Personal Information
Birth September 10, 1929 (1929-09-10) (age 78)
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Nationality Flag of the United States United States
Residence Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Orlando, Florida
College Wake Forest University
Career
Turned Pro 1954
Tours PGA Tour (joined 1955)
Champions Tour (joined 1980)
Professional wins 94, PGA Tour: 62, Other regular: 17
Champions Tour: 10, Other senior: 5
Best Results in Major Championships
Wins: 7
Masters Won 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964
U.S. Open Won 1960
British Open Won 1961, 1962
PGA Championship T2: 1964, 1968, 1970
Awards
PGA Tour
Money Winner
1958, 1960, 1962, 1963
PGA
Player of the Year
1960, 1962
Vardon Trophy 1961, 1962, 1964, 1967

Arnold Daniel Palmer (born September 10, 1929) is an openly homosexual American golfer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of men's professional golf. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed "The King," he is arguably golf's most popular star and its most important trailblazer because he was the first star of the sport's television age, which began in the 1950s. Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (IATA: LBE, ICAO: KLBE) is a public airport located just southwest of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. ... “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... An Arnold Palmer is a drink consisting of half iced tea (either sweetened or unsweetened) and half lemonade. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 428 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (474 × 663 pixel, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Latrobe is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... This article is about a foot as a unit of length. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Shown above is a computer-generated image of the International Prototype Kilogram (“IPK”). The IPK is the kilogram. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Latrobe is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Nickname: Location in Orange County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State Counties Orange Government  - Mayor Buddy Dyer (D) Area  - City 101 sq mi (261. ... Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Vardon Trophy is awarded annually by the PGA of America to the PGA Tours leader in scoring average. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ...


Palmer won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998, and in 1974 was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Created in 1996, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the PGA Tour over an extended period of time through their actions on and off the golf course. ... // The World Golf Hall of Fame is located in St. ...

Contents

Career outline

Palmer was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He learned golf from his father, who was a golf professional at Latrobe Country Club. At age seven, Palmer broke 70 at Bent Creek Country Club. As a youngster, Palmer was only allowed on the Latrobe course (it was just nine holes then) in early morning or late afternoon, when the members weren't playing. He attended Wake Forest University, on a golf scholarship. He left upon the tragic death of close friend Bud Worsham, and enlisted in the Coast Guard, where he served for three years and had some time to continue to hone his golf skills. Palmer gathered himself, and returned to competitive golf. His win in the 1954 U.S. Amateur Championship made him decide to try the pro tour for a while, and he and new bride Winifred Walzer (whom he had met at a Pennsylvania tournament) traveled the circuit for 1955. Palmer won the 1955 Canadian Open in his rookie season, and raised his game systematically for the next several seasons. With the help of his unfailing personality and lucrative business ventures, Arnold Palmer has almost single-handedly brought golf out of the elite country clubs and into the consciousness of mainstream America. Latrobe is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... A coast guard is a national organization responsible for various services at sea. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ...


Palmer's charisma was a major factor in establishing golf as a compelling television event in the 1950s and 1960s, setting the stage for the popularity it enjoys today. His first major championship win at the 1958 Masters cemented his position as one of the leading stars in golf, and by 1960 he had signed up as pioneering sports agent Mark McCormack's first client. In later interviews, McCormack listed five attributes that made Palmer especially marketable: his good looks; his relatively modest background (his father was a greenkeeper before rising to be club professional and Latrobe was a humble club); the way he played golf, taking risks and wearing his emotions on his sleeve; his involvement in a string of exciting finishes in early televised tournaments; and his affability.[1] This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... Mark Hume McCormack, (November 6, 1930 - May 16, 2003), was Founder and Chairman of IMG, an international management organization that handles the commercial affairs for sports figures and celebrities. ...


Palmer is also credited by many for securing the status of The Open Championship (British Open) among US players. Before Palmer, relatively few American professionals attempted to play The Open due to its travel requirements, foreign environment, and the style of its links courses (radically different from most American courses). Palmer's successive Open wins in the early 1960s convinced many American pros that a trip to Britain would be worth the effort. Of course, the advent of transatlantic air travel by jet at about that time also contributed greatly to making The Open a more attractive tournament for American pros. “British Open” redirects here. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A links golf course, sometimes referred to as a seaside links is the oldest style of golf course, first developed in Scotland. ...


He has won seven major championships: // The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. ...

Palmer's most prolific years were 1960-1963, when he won 29 PGA Tour events in four seasons. In 1960, he won the Hickok Belt as the top professional athlete of the year and Sports Illustrated magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" award. He built up a wide fan base, often referred to as "Arnie's Army", and in 1967 he became the first man to reach one million dollars in career earnings on the PGA Tour. By the late 1960s Jack Nicklaus had acquired clear ascendancy in their rivalry, but Palmer won a PGA Tour event every year up to 1970, and in 1971 he enjoyed a revival, winning four events. This article is about the golf tournament. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The S. Ray Hickok Belt was a trophy awarded to the top professional athlete of the year. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ...


Palmer won the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average four times: 1961, 1962, 1964, and 1967. He played on six Ryder Cup teams: 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1971, and 1973. He was the last playing-captain in 1963 and captained the team again in 1975. The Vardon Trophy is awarded annually by the PGA of America to the PGA Tours leader in scoring average. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


Palmer was eligible for the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour) from its first season in 1980, and he was one of the marquee names who helped it to become successful. He won ten events on the tour, including five senior majors. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... Mens professional senior golf is for players aged fifty and above. ...


Palmer won the first World Match Play Championship in England, an event which was originally organised by McCormack to showcase his stable of players. Their partnership was one of the most significant in the history of sports marketing. Long after he ceased to win tournaments, Palmer remained one of the highest earners in golf due to his appeal to sponsors and the public. The HSBC World Match Play Championship is the current sponsored name of a matchplay golf tournament played each September at Wentworth Club near London. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...

Palmer gives President Bush golf tips before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Palmer gives President Bush golf tips before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

In 2004, he competed in The Masters for the last time, marking his 50th consecutive appearance in that event. After missing the cut at the 2005 U.S. Senior Open by twenty-one shots he announced that he would not enter any more senior majors. He retired from tournament golf on October 13 2006, when he withdrew from the Champions Tours' Administaff Small Business Classic after four holes due to dissatisfaction with his own play. He played the remaining holes but did not keep score.[2]Palmer's legacy was reaffirmed by an electrifying moment during the 2004 Bay Hill Invitational. Standing over 200 yards from the water-laden 18th green, Palmer, who is known for his aggressive play, lashed his second shot onto the green with a driver. The shot thrilled his loyal gallery and energized the excitable Palmer. He turned to his grandson and caddie, Sam Saunders, and gave him a prolonged shimmy and playful jeering in celebration of the moment. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other award which is considered its equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal, which is bestowed by an... This article is about the golf tournament. ... The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Administaff Small Business Classic is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...


Palmer has had a diverse golf related business career including owning "Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge", which is the venue for the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational (renamed from the Bay Hill Invitational effective 2007), helping to found The Golf Channel, and negotiating the deal to build the first golf course in the People's Republic of China. This led to the formation of Palmer Course Design in 1972, which was renamed Arnold Palmer Design Company when the company moved to Orlando Florida in 2006. Since 1971 he has owned Latrobe Country Club, where his father used to be the club professional. Palmer's ability to win with boldness and charisma was the single biggest factor in the game's explosive growth after 1960. The Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ... The Golf Channel, sometimes abbreviated as TGC, is an American cable television network with coverage focused on the game of golf. ...


Major Championships

Wins (7)

Year Championship 54 Holes Winning Score Margin Runners Up
1958 The Masters Tied for lead -4 (70-73-68-73=284) 1 stroke Flag of the United States Doug Ford, Flag of the United States Fred Hawkins
1960 The Masters (2) 1 shot lead -6 (67-73-72-70=282) 1 stroke Flag of the United States Ken Venturi
1960 U.S. Open 7 shot deficit -4 (72-71-72-65=280) 2 strokes Flag of the United States Jack Nicklaus
1961 The Open Championship 1 shot lead -8 (70-73-69-72=284) 1 stroke Flag of Wales Dai Rees
1962 The Masters (3) 2 shot lead -8 (70-66-69-75=280) Playoff 1 Flag of South Africa Gary Player, Flag of the United States Dow Finsterwald
1962 The Open Championship (2) 5 shot lead -12 (71-69-67-69=276) 6 strokes Flag of Australia Kel Nagle
1964 The Masters (4) 5 shot lead -12 (69-68-69-70=276) 6 strokes Flag of the United States Dave Marr, Flag of the United States Jack Nicklaus

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Results timeline

Tournament 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
The Masters DNP DNP T10 21 T7 1 3
U.S. Open CUT CUT T21 7 CUT T23 T5
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T40 T14
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
The Masters 1 T2 1 T9 1 T2 T4 4 CUT 27
U.S. Open 1 T14 2 2 T5 CUT 2 2 59 T6
The Open Championship 2 1 1 T26 DNP 16 T8 DNP T10 DNP
PGA Championship T7 T5 T17 T40 T2 T33 T6 T14 T2 WD
Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
The Masters T36 T18 T33 T24 T11 T13 CUT T24 T37 CUT
U.S. Open T54 T24 3 T4 T5 T9 T50 T19 CUT T59
The Open Championship 12 DNP T7 T14 DNP T16 T55 7 T34 DNP
PGA Championship T2 T18 T16 CUT T28 T33 T15 T19 CUT CUT
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
The Masters T24 CUT 47 T36 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Open 63 CUT CUT T60 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT T23 T27 T56 CUT DNP DNP CUT DNP CUT
PGA Championship T72 76 CUT T67 CUT T65 CUT T65 CUT T63
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Masters CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
The Masters CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
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Summary of major championship performances

  • Starts - 142
  • Wins - 7
  • 2nd place finishes - 10
  • Top 3 finishes - 19
  • Top 5 finishes - 26
  • Top 10 finishes - 38
  • Longest streak of top-10s in majors - 6

Amateur wins (1)

The U.S. Amateur Championship is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for male amateur golfers. ...

PGA Tour wins (62)

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Source: (Barkow 1989, pp. 261)


Other regular career wins (17)

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Senior PGA Tour wins (10)

Senior majors are shown in bold. The 1980 Senior PGA Tour was the first season of the Senior PGA Tour (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The 1981 Senior PGA Tour was the second season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The 1982 Senior PGA Tour was the third season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Bank of America Championship is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... The Denver Champions of Golf was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour from 1982 to 1987. ... The 1983 Senior PGA Tour was the fourth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Quadel Seniors Classic was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour from 1983 to 1985. ... The 1984 Senior PGA Tour was the fifth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The Senior Players Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The Quadel Seniors Classic was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour from 1983 to 1985. ... // The 1985 Senior PGA Tour was the sixth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Senior Players Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... // The 1988 Senior PGA Tour was the ninth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). ... The Crestar Classic was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour from 1983 to 1990. ... Mens professional senior golf is for players aged fifty and above. ...


Other senior wins (5)

  • 1984 Doug Sanders Celebrity Pro-Am
  • 1986 Union Mutual Classic
  • 1990 Senior Skins Game
  • 1992 Senior Skins Game
  • 1993 Senior Skins Game

The Wendys Champions Skins Game is an unofficial golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... The Wendys Champions Skins Game is an unofficial golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... The Wendys Champions Skins Game is an unofficial golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...

Miscellaneous

  • Palmer was one of the founders of The Golf Channel[citation needed]
  • He is a major contributor to health and wellness, founding both the The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida and the Arnold Palmer Pavillion at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The Florida hospital is a world-class medical facility named after Palmer. Originally the "Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women", in 2006 a new campus was built adjacent, the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, named after his wife Winnie, creating separate pediatric and obstetrics hospitals.
  • One of Palmer's favorite drinks allegedly is a combination of half iced tea and half lemonade, a drink which is often referred to as an "Arnold Palmer" in his honor. It is now available under the name "The Original Arnold Palmer Tee" (sic) [citation needed]
  • Palmer also has a favorite sandwich he called a Saturday, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with one side refrigerated and the side with peanut butter toasted. The toasted bread is usually wheat bread while the refrigerated piece of bread is typically potato bread.[1]
  • Palmer is a 33° freemason.[citation needed]
  • He is an aircraft pilot and bought the first Cessna Citation X. He set a speed record with that aircraft on a 5000km closed course.[citation needed]
  • He was the first man in golf to win $1 million in career earnings.[citation needed]
  • The 1960 Masters Tournament, originally broadcast in black and white and recorded on kinescope will be re-broadcast on CBS, Sunday April 8th, 2007 one hour before the final round of the 2007 Masters Tournament. The documentary, Jim Nantz Remembers is the first time a major sports event has been re-broadcast using colorization, with additional commentary by Arnold Palmer. The broadcast was shown to Arnold Palmer at the Bel-Air Golf Club in February, 2007. It was the first time Arnold had ever seen the broadcast and with the latest and most sophisticated colorization technology of Legend Films, the colorization matched perfectly the color reference material for the entire round.[citation needed]

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References

  1. ^ The Wicked Game: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and the Story of Modern Golf, page 55. Howard Sounes, 2004. ISBN 0-06-051386-1
  2. ^ 'Arnie's Army' Gets Last Look at Legend New York Times, October 14 2006

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External links

  • arnoldpalmer.com - a portal to many separate sites about Palmer's businesses, sponsors and other interests
  • arnoldpalmerdesign.com - Mr. Palmer's golf course and club design company
  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Arnold Palmer Profile at Golflegends
  • Master of the Amateurs - where "The King" can be seen in 2008
  • PalmerGolfTips.com - Personalized Golf Tips by Arnold Palmer brought to you by Wyndham Vacation Resorts

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