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Arnold Palmer: The Legend Who Popularized Golf

As a lifelong golf fan who grew up watching Arnold Palmer reshape the game, the King‘s passion, flair and generosity of spirit never ceased to inspire me. Here‘s my personal tribute to the legendary Arnold Daniel Palmer.

Arnold Palmer: Quick Facts

Full Name Arnold Daniel Palmer
Birthday September 10, 1929
Birthplace Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Death September 25, 2016
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Spouse Winifred "Winnie" Walzer (1954-99, her death)
Children 2 daughters, Peggy and Amy
College Wake Forest University
PGA Tour wins 62
Major wins 7
Net worth $700-$875 million
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Early Life and Amateur Career

Born September 10, 1929 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania to father Milfred "Deacon" Palmer and mother Doris, Arnold came from humble beginnings…[detailed background here] [..sections detailing amateur career, turning pro, PGA Tour wins, major titles, legacy…]

Arnold Palmer‘s Signature Style

Arnold Palmer wasn‘t just one of golf‘s great champions, he also brought his own distinctive sense of style to the course…[expand on this]


h2>Palmer‘s Charisma and Connection to Fans
Arnie‘s Army wasn‘t just a cute nickname – Palmer genuinely forged a devoted bond with fans through his charisma and generosity…[add anecdotes]

Reflections from Seeing Palmer Live

Some of my fondest memories as a golf fan are getting to see the great Arnold Palmer compete in person…[personal stories]

Why Arnie Will Always Be the King

With his bold play, magnetic personality, and dedication to growing the sport, Palmer embodied everything that makes golf great…[breakdown his legacy]

To me and millions of fans, Arnold Palmer will always be our beloved King of the sport. His passion and generosity of spirit continue to inspire generations of golfers everywhere.