Biography of Arnold Daniel Palmer

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Arnold Daniel Palmer
  • Place of Birth: Latrobe, Pennsylvania
  • Date of Birth: Tuesday, September 10, 1929
  • Zodiac: Virgo
  • Nationality: American
BIOGRAPHY
Arnold Daniel Palmer is a professional golfer, one of the greatest players in the history of men's professional golf. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. As a golfer with a reputation that has worldwide, Arnold has a group of fans weighed, named "Arnie's Army", in which each of its members are very loyal support in the success and also giving spirit when he fails.

Palmer was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania on September 10, 1929. He learned golf from his father, Deacon Palmer, who heads the Latrobe Country Club, which allows young Arnold to accompany his father when he was teaching golf. Palmer education at Wake Forest University, with a golf scholarship.
Arnold Daniel Palmer
He decided to drop out after the death of his close friend, Bud Worsham and register in the United States Coast Guard, where he served for three years and had plenty of time to continue honing his golf abilities. Palmer returned to college and competitive golf. His victory in the 1954 US Amateur made him decide to try the pro tour for a while.

Palmer started to become a professional golfer in November 1954. A month later he married Winnie Walzer, a person whom he met while playing in an amateur tournament. Palmer won the 1955 Canadian Open in his rookie season, and continues to improve his playing status for the next few seasons. won numerous golf tournaments in America and Europe make it dubbed as "The King".

Palmer underwent cancer surgery in January 1997. After he recovered, his wife is also known to suffer from cancer, but with a different kind. His wife died in 1999. Palmer continued his involvement with golf. Palmer has had a diverse business career related to golf, including the ownership of Gulf Hill Club and Lodge, which is home to the PGA Tour at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (renamed from the Bay Hill Invitational in 2007). He also helped create The Golf Channel, and negotiating a deal to build the first golf course in China.