Tag: Arnold Palmer

Golfdom Gallery: 90th anniversary edition

January 26, 2018 By
1. Family affair (L to R) Ben Chevlin, Herb Graffis, Joe Graffis and then-Golfdom Publisher Bob Abramson attend the 1969 GCSAA Father and Son Luncheon. This annual event was sponsored by Golfdom for years and at its height would see ...
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Recalling Mr. Palmer (Part 1 of 2)

September 12, 2017 By
Golfdom readers share some of their personal memories of the great Arnold Palmer. To view part 2, click here. ...
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The loss of a legend

October 24, 2016 By
Four of our regular contributors, Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., Joel Jackson, CGCS-Ret., Steve Wright, CGCS, and Mark Woodward, CGCS, share stories of their experiences with the King. If you’re like me, you’ll enjoy each tale, stories that wind their way from ...
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Memory of an icon // The King and I

September 26, 2016 By
I first met Arnold Palmer during a practice round at the Masters in the early 1980s. I attended the event with Jimmy Ellison, who was the superintendent at Palmer’s Bay Hill Club. Jim and I knew each other from our ...
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Long Live the King: Remembering the legacy, impact of Arnold Palmer

September 26, 2016 By
To honor the loss of one of the industry’s greatest icons, members of the Golfdom team share their memories of the King. First up, Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones shares the story of his first meeting with Arnie, where, in his office ...
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Arnold Palmer (Photo by Bill Spruce)

Memory of an Icon // A higher power

September 25, 2016 By
My father’s favorite golfer of all time was Arnold Palmer. Part of the connection for my dad was that he was born the same year as Mr. Palmer and watched faithfully how the great player changed the game of golf. ...
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