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Larry Brown Sports:
Ever wonder how the man who has a drink named after him orders his own drink at a restaurant? Of course you do.
Star-Ledger columnist Steve Politi found out the answer to the age old question.
Politi asked a waitress who served golf legend Arnold Palmer his special drink at the Masters and found out the answer.
“He leaned over and said, ‘I’ll have a Mr. Palmer.’ Then he winked,” the waitress said.
And there you have it. The man with enough style and character to create his own drink — half lemonade and half ice tea — orders his drink just like the boss that he is. You can’t top that.
Now that this question is answered, I hope to find out how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop.
If you’re wondering how Palmer came up with the drink, this video explains it:
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Ever wonder how Arnold Palmer orders his own drink? This story explains it, and also explains the origins of the drink.
One of life’s great mysteries has been solved.
It’s common knowledge that a mixture of iced tea and lemonade is named for one of the greatest golfers of all time: Arnold Palmer. The fact that Palmer is one of the few living men to have a common drink named after him has certainly not been lost, and it was in fact poked fun at in a pretty epic “This is SportsCenter” commercial...
At this point in his life, I assume that Arnold Palmer would pretty much only drink Arnold Palmers. It is his drink after all.
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