The Latest: European Tour pays tribute to Arnold Palmer
September 26, 2016 05:48AM EST
The head of the European Tour has credited Arnold Palmer for making golf a truly international sport by playing the British Open in the early 1960s. Palmer first played the British Open in 1960, finishing runner-up in an appearance that invigorated a tournament which Americans had been ignoring for years.
British Open organizers pay tribute to Arnold Palmer
September 26, 2016 05:17AM EST
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Organizers of the British Open have paid tribute to Arnold Palmer for his ''immeasurable'' contribution to golf's oldest major.
Arnold Palmer remembered as 'King of the fairways'
September 26, 2016 05:11AM EST
(repeats to more subscribers, no change to text) Sept 26 (Reuters) - Following is reaction to the death of golfing great Arnold Palmer on Sunday: JACK NICKLAUS, LONGTIME FRIEND AND RIVAL "Arnold transcended the game of golf. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport. Thanks for the memories, Arnold." GEORGE W. BUSH, FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT "For all who love the game of golf and love to see it played, there has never been a sight quite like Arnold Palmer walking down the fairway toward the 18th green.