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Arnold Palmer


Tournament PGA golfer referred to as The Ruler. He received four Masters Competitions from 1958 to 1964 in addition to two Open up Championships as well as the 1960 U.S. Open up. He was called PGA Participant of the entire year in 1960 and 1962 and inducted in to the Globe Golfing Hall of Popularity in 1974. He visited Wake Forest for golfing but decreased out following the loss of life of a pal. He obtained a status for drinking an assortment of iced tea and lemonade and years later on, the mixture was converted into a mass-produced drink offered under his name. He was wedded to Winifred Walzer for 45 years. Pursuing his wife’s loss of life he wedded Kathleen Gawthrop. He previously two daughters called Peggy and Amy. His grandson, Sam Saunders, became a specialist golfer. He’s an integral part of the best Three in golfing with the fantastic Jack Nicklaus.

Quick Facts

Full Name Arnold Palmer
Date Of Birth September 10, 1929
Died September 25, 2016, UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Place Of Birth Latrobe, PA
Height 1.78 m
Weight 84 kg
Profession Golfer
Education Wake Forest University
Nationality American
Spouse Kathleen Gawthrop, Winifred Walzer
Children Peggy Palmer, Amy Palmer
Parents Doris, Deacon Palmer
Siblings Lois Jean Tilley, Jerry Palmer, Sandra Sarni
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
Movies June 17th, 1994, Call Me Bwana, Chicken Soup: Conversations for the Golfer's Soul, Highlights of the 2002 Masters Tournament, Pinehurst
TV Shows In Play with Jimmy Roberts, In Play With Jimmy Roberts: Extras
Star Sign Virgo

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1Inducted into the Western Pennsylvania Golf Hall of Fame in 2013 (inaugural class).
2Inducted into the Wake Forest University Sports Hall of Fame in 1971.
3Inducted into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame in 2009.
4Authorized to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by Public Law 111-65, 30 September 2009 (123 Stat. 2003). The award ceremony took place 12 September 2012.
5Brother of Lois Jean Tilley.
6He first broke 100 when he was seven years old.
7In 2006, he donated $2 million to the Arnold Palmer Foundation ultimately to benefit the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
8Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
9Married Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate, beachside ceremony on O'ahu, Hawai'i. They were at the Turtle Bay Resort because he was playing in the Champions Tour that weekend.
10Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George W. Bush [June 2004].
11Daughters Peggy (26 February 1956) and Amy (4 August 1958); granddaughters Emily (27 November 1981), Katherine Anne (2 September 1982), Anne Palmer (14 September 1984) Saunders; grandsons, Samuel Palmer Saunders (30 July 1987) and William Gray Palmer Wears (16 October 1994).
12When he won his last major, the 1964 Masters, Palmer was golf's career money leader. Four years earlier, he had become golf's first career millionaire.
13The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women is located in Orlando, FL. The daughter of his agent, Mark McCormack, was born there.
14Chairman of the Board of The Golf Channel.
15His father, Milfred, was the golf pro and greenskeeper at Latrobe (PA) Country Club, which Palmer now owns.
16Named "Athlete of the Decade" (1960s) by the Associated Press.
17Underwent surgery for prostate cancer.
18The Arnold Palmer Award is presented annually to the medallist at the NCAA Championships in Divisions I, II and III.
19The golf champ used to fly his own twin-engine, seven-seater plane to golf tournaments In 1973 he became the first golfer to win more than $100,000 in one year



Coach of the Year1980TV MovieThe Boys from St. Charles
Return to Campus1975Spike
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1964TV SeriesCameo



Amethyst2016special thanks completed



In Depth with Graham Bensinger2015TV SeriesHimself
Jack Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - World Golf Hall of Famer / Himself - Telephone Inteviewee
Arnie2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
In Play with Jimmy Roberts2013TV SeriesHimself - Golfer (segment "The King's Warehouse")
Charlie Rose2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Back Nine at Cherry Hills: The Legends of the 1960 U.S. Open2008TV MovieHimself
Chicken Soup: Conversations for the Golfers Soul2007Video documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Tiger at 302006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Modern Marvels2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Tiger: The Authorised DVD Collection2004Video documentaryHimself
100 Years of Hope and Humor2003TV SpecialHimself
Jim McKay: My World in My Words2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Sports Illustrated's 20th Century Sports Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHimself
1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament1997Video documentaryHimself
Tiger Woods: Son, Hero & Champion1997Video documentary shortHimself
Golf Talk1995TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Golf: The Greatest Game1994TV Movie documentary
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994TV SeriesHimself
GTE West Classic PGA Senior Golf Tournament1989TV MovieHimself - Golfer
A Conversation with Dinah1989TV SeriesHimself (1990)
Maestro1985TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
James Bond: The First 21 Years1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1979TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1979TV SeriesHimself - Pro Golfer
Dinah!1976TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1970TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host
The 1970 Masters Tournament1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself
That Regis Philbin Show1965TV SeriesHimself
76th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade1965TV MovieHimself - Grand Marshal
I've Got a Secret1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Call Me Bwana1963Himself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1962TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Bob Hope Show1961TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Annual National Sports Awards1961TV SpecialHimself - Winner
The National Sports Awards1961TV SpecialHimself - Winner
What's My Line?1960TV SeriesHimself - Contestant

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Mike & Mike2016TV SeriesHimself - Professional Golfer
The Being Frank Show2012TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1963TV SeriesHimself

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1I have a tip that will take five strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser.
2The road to success is always under construction.
3The more I practice the luckier I get.

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