President Obama got back at Michael Jordan with a zinger of his own. During an interview with Ahmad Rashad on “Back 9 Network,” MJ was asked to name his dream foursome for golf. His Airness mentioned Arnold Palmer and then President Obama, saying he’d like to golf with the president. But MJ reconsidered his Obama...Read More
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Last week, Michael Jordan said he wouldn’t want to play with President Barack Obama because he’s a “hack” golfer.
“I never said he wasn’t a great politician, I just said he was a [expletive] golfer,” Jordan said during an interview with Ahmad Rashad.
The president was asked about Jordan’s...
Sam Saunders might not be a household name just yet, but if you ask golfing legend Arnold Palmer, the new PGA Tour rookie has been on his mind for years.
After all, Saunders is Arnie’s grandson.
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Saunders, 27, was just one of the 50 players to earn their PGA Tour card over the weekend following the conclusion of the Web.com Tour Finals at TPC Sawgrass...
The legendary Arnold Palmer celebrates his 85th birthday on Wednesday, and if there were ever any doubt about the impact he’s had on the game, the King is reassured today. Love is pouring in from all over, including from some of his contemporaries – Jay Haas, Tom Watson, Gary Player, and Jack Nicklaus – who narrated one of Palmer’s favorite poems: The Man Who Thinks He Can...
Arnold Palmer turns 85 on Wednesday and since we at the Back9Network simply adore this golf legend, we’re celebrating the King. With most of those years spent in and around the game of golf, there are dozens of reasons to love Arnie. Here are our top 9:
His nickname is “The King” – First and foremost, Arnie might have the best nickname in all of sports by being the original...
Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the Web.com Tour Finals opener.
The 27-year-old Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, birdied five of his final seven holes in the second round at Sycamore Hills.
Saunders finished 45th on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. Nos. 26-75 on Web...
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August 29, 2014
Arnold Palmer writes Soyeon Ryu a nice letter following the golfer's LPGA victory.
PITTSBURGH Arnold Palmer has had a pacemaker implanted to correct an abnormal heartbeat.
According to his website, Palmer had successful surgery Monday at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. The 84-year-old Palmer was to remain in the hospital overnight for observation. He is expected to be released on Tuesday.
Golf Channel earlier this year produced a three-part documentary called...
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August 18, 2014
Three weeks shy of his 85th birthday, the legendary Arnold Palmer underwent a pacemaker implant surgery on Monday to correct an abnormal heartbeat. The news was announced on his website and Facebook page:
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Earlier this month, the seven-time major winner sat out the Greats of Golf Challenge in Minnesota due to a back...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Ryan Palmer would love to get his hands on the Wanamaker Trophy.
He knows another guy named Palmer never did.
Taking advantage of softer-than-expected greens on the back side, the nondescript Texan shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead at the PGA Championship with Lee Westwood and Kevin Chappell.
While one round does not make a champion, someone...
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August 07, 2014
BLAINE, Minn. -- Three of the greatest golfers ever to play the game took their seats next to each other on Saturday at the 3M Championship. Between the three of them, a total of 159 tour events and an astonishing 34 majors have been won.
It's not often these days that Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player get together in the same room. But when they do, such as at Saturday...
With the Travelers Championship teeing off this week just outside of Hartford, Conn., it continues one of the longest running events on the PGA Tour. Here’s a look back at five of the more memorable moments from a tournament long known as the Greater Hartford Open:1) 1956: Arnold Palmer wins his first PGA event in the U.S.Palmer’s victory in the Insurance City Open was his first...
The U.S. Open will dominate your TV viewing this week. But I highly recommend you supplement your golf experience with Bill Fields’ new book, Arnie, Seve and a Fleck of Golf History.
All of us in the media room know Fields, a senior editor at Golf World, is one of the best in the business. But his book really hammers it home.
It features a collection of Fields’ stories during...
June 17,1994 will be recognized for years to come as a day of extreme coincidence. The 17th day of June is usually an ordinary day. But, on this day many events in sports collided to make it one long day. “Arnold Palmer played his last round at a U.S. Open, in Oakmont, Pa., the FIFA […]
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Oh..oh my gosh! Is it real?! Yes, yes it is. Dunkin’ Donuts is selling ARNOLD PALMER COOLATTAS! Quickly, we must run to our nearest Dunkin to get it and indulge in drinking excellence! Anybody that knows me knows that I love the Arnold Palmer iced teas. The man has been an innovative machine during and after his playing days and this right here is just brilliant. Check out the...
For the third straight year, golf legends Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus – with 13 Masters titles between them – served as honorary starters Thursday at Augusta National. It’s a tradition that began in 1963.It’s always good to see “The Big Three” get out and swing a club, especially when they’re still competitive. The 84-year-old Palmer is due to soon...
Those boobs with Arnold Palmer at The Masters belong to golfer Meghan Hardin (@MeghanAHardin). Of course you remember her from our extensive…
As part of a tradition unlike any other (that’s a good line, somebody should really use that), golf royalty Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, as the three legends have done for years now, strode to the tee box on Thursday morning and hit their ceremonial tee shots at Augusta National. And with the […]
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The 2014 Masters got underway this morning at Augusta National, kicking off golf’s biggest event of the year. Three legends – Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus – with a combined 13 green jackets between them were on hand and invited to hit the ceremonial tee shots to get the event underway early Thursday morning. Check it out in the video above.
Gary Player, the three-time Masters winner, was on the Golf Channel yesterday with Steve Sand previewing this year’s Masters. Player also described a favorite story of his about one his rivals, Arnold Palmer, the four-time Masters winner. As Player described it, “Palmer unfortunately had a really big poop”, while the two were playing on a Japanese golf course.
Three legends - Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player - opened up the 2014 Masters Tournament in Augusta with the ceremonial tee shot.
Now, this is one odd story to be talking about during a televised Masters coverage. However, Gary Player and Golf Channel decided to tell a story about Arnold Palmer popping a squat on a green during a tournament in Japan. It is always interesting to hear these crazy stories about players and athletes.
Golfing legend Gary Player told a story on the Golf Channel on Wednesday about the time Arnold Palmer took a poop on a golf green in Japan.
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Seeing Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hold court during Masters week truly is one of the greatest annual events in golf. How the three Kings of Golf get the tournament off to an official start with their ceremonial tee shots is always a highlight of the week. Who knew their presence would lead […] The post Gary Player tells story about how Arnold Palmer pooped on...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) The memories at the Masters aren't just about golf for Arnold Palmer.