How Ian Poulter lost a $100 bill signed by Arnold Palmer

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — With the death of Arnold Palmer last summer still fresh in the minds of many and his annual Arnold Palmer Invitational tournament coming in a few weeks at Bay Hill, several players have been recounting stories about the golf icon. Englishman Ian Poulter recalled having a $100 bill autographed by...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Saunders feels a connection to Palmer everywhere he goes

LOS ANGELES (AP) Sam Saunders tried to put his thoughts down on paper, except that it wasn't working. Instead, he stood behind the podium at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, without notes, just powerful memories. He looked out at nearly 1,000 golf dignitaries from around the world who came to honor his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, whom Saunders eulogized with great...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan golfer received congrats from Arnold Palmer after legend passed

Call it a message from the afterlife, if you will. University of Michigan golfer Nick Carlson received a congratulatory note from none other than Arnold Palmer days after the golf icon passed. Palmer wrote a letter to Carlson, which was postmarked on September 8, to congratulate the young golfer on finishing in the top four at the U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club. Thanks...
Via The Comeback
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Wake Forest will honor Arnold Palmer with helmet decals, midfield logo

As the world continues to mourn the loss of the great Arnold Palmer, one of the places that feels his legacy most directly is his alma mater, Wake Forest. The school plans to honor Palmer in multiple cool ways on Saturday before their football game with Syracuse. First, the school will honor Palmer with a pregame ceremony. Then, the players will carry a flag with his famous umbrella...
Via The Comeback
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup 2016: Gallery Chants Arnold Palmer’s Name At First Tee Before Tourney

The Americans have a little extra motivation at the Ryder Cup this year. Team USA is looking for its first win since 2008, and it probably would love a win to honor one of golf’s all-time greats, Arnold Palmer. Palmer passed away last weekend, an incredibly sad loss for the golf world. Fans, media and players alike memorialized and remembered Palmer all week long leading up to...
September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

With rainbow overhead, Arnold Palmer’s ashes spread

One can hardly think of Arnold Palmer without quickly thinking of Latrobe Country Club. It was his home course. It’s where Palmer learned to play the game. So, it’s fitting that even after Palmer’s death, a part of him will remain at Latrobe Country Club forever. Arnold Palmer's ashes were spread today next to Winnie, behind the swimming pool, not far from 10th tee at Latrobe...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Arnold Palmer’s Public Memorial To Be After Ryder Cup; He’d Want It That Way

Arnold Palmer wouldn’t want anything to interrupt one of his favorite golf tournaments, not even his own farewell. Palmer’s family has decided to hold a public memorial service for him on Oct. 4 in  in his home town of Latrobe, Pa., The Florida Times-Union’s Garry Smits reported Tuesday. The legendary golfer died Sunday, but his family decided to schedule a public service...
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus issues statement about Arnold Palmer

Jack Nicklaus paid respect to Arnold Palmer with a statement sent out on Sunday upon learning of his friend and golf comrade’s death. Palmer died at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh because of heart complications at the age of 87. He and Nicklaus competed against each other — most notably during the ’60s — with Palmer winning seven career majors and Nicklaus taking 18. In his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Arnold Palmer, one of golf’s greatest ever players, dies at age 87

The golf world lost an icon Sunday night. Arnold Palmer, one of the game’s best and most iconic figures, died at the age of 87, according to the USGA. He won seven major championships, including four Masters victories in seven seasons from 1958-1964. We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87. —...
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Arnold Palmer dead at 87

Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday at the age of 87. Golf Digest shared the sad news on Twitter, which was also confirmed by Golfweek. Arnold Palmer has passed away at 87 years old. Rest in peace, Arnie. You are forever a legend in golf and in life. — Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) September 26, 2016 The King was a seven-time major winner and won 76 titles during his career...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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