Arnold Palmer curled in the 25-foot putt on the 18th hole, raised his right hand and acknowledged the massive, cheering gallery with a thumbs-up sign and his trademark smile. Jack Nicklaus gave Palmer a hard handshake. Gary Player offered a pat on the back, a fitting end to a memorable day for the golf greats.
Rory McIlroy made par on his final hole in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship to post 66. Had it not been for a spectator's butt, his score might have been higher.
Six-time major winner Nick Faldo took Masters champion Bubba Watson to task on Saturday for his decision to skip next week's Players Championship.
France's Karine Icher opened with a 6-under-par 66 Saturday at Itanhanga Golf Club, good for a tie for first place with Thailands Pornanong Phatlum in the 36-hole unofficial event. They are a shot ahead of American Katie Futcher.