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In Honor of Arnold Palmer (1929-2016)

Life is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.” ~ Arnold Palmer

There is no dispute: the late Arnold Palmer left an indelible mark on the game of golf. It wasn’t just his hall-of-fame record. He won over 90 golf tournaments, including the Masters four times, the U.S. Open in 1960, and the British Open in 1961 and 1962. It wasn’t just his acclaimed golf courses. He conceived over 300 courses in 37 U.S. states, 25 countries and five continents over the course of his life, prompting the American Society of Golf Course Architects to honor him with the Donald Ross Award for lifetime achievement in 2002.  It wasn’t just his awards either — even though they were numerous and impressive. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2012… Read more…

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