NAME: Arnold Daniel Palmer.

BORN: Sept. 10, 1929, in Latrobe, Pa.

TURNED PRO: 1954.

AWARDS: AP Athlete of the Decade for the 1960s. PGA Player of the Year 1960. Vardon Trophy (1961, ’62, ’64, ’67). PGA of America Distinguished Service Award (1994). PGA TOUR Lifetime Achievement Award (1998). Payne Stewart Award (2000).

HONORS: Ryder Cup teams (6), 1961, ’63, ’65, ’67, ’71, ’73; Ryder Cup captain (2), 1963, ’75. World Cup (6), 1960, ’62, ’63, ’64, ’66, ’67. Captain and member of Chrysler Cup Team (5), 1986, ’87, ’88, ’89, ’90; Presidents Cup Captain (1), 1996; UBS Warburg Cup captain and player (3), 2001, ’02, ’03.

VICTORIES: 62 PGA Tour; 10 Champions Tour; also won 1954 U.S. Amateur.

MAJORS WON: PGA Tour (7) – 1958, ’60, ’62, ’64 Masters; 1960 U.S. Open; 1961, ’62 British Open. Champions Tour (5) – 1980, ’84, Senior PGA Championship; 1984, ’85 Senior Players Championship; 1981 U.S. Senior Open Championship.


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