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Celebrating Arnold Palmer's 84th birthday

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The King turned 84 Tuesday. To celebrate Arnold Palmer's birthday, we take a look at the life of a World Golf Hall of Fame member, humanitarian and cultural icon.


Photos: Arnold Palmer through the years

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Photos: Arnold Palmer's greatest wins

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Photos: Arnold Palmer's famous friends

Arnold Palmer and Frank Sinatra


Videos: Palmer from childhood to The King

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Palmer's hospitals, the King's crowning achievement: Arnold Palmer has that smile. The kind that makes you reply in same.  Never is it more genuine than when he’s around kids, particularly around those who could really use a smile. ... Read more


Arnold Palmer

Fans get personal with Palmer:  Arnold Palmer never asked to be the King. It was a designation cast upon him, and a crown he has always worn with reluctance. The common touch, however, was instilled within him. And something he has always carried well and willingly. ... Read more


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Palmer ushers in golf's TV era:  Like most of us, Frank Chirkinian’s first impression of Arnold Palmer came through the television set. The long-time CBS producer, who brought so many innovations to televised golf, could not invent what he saw in the TV truck in his first Masters’ telecast 50 years ago. ... Read more


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Palmer relives 1958 Masters, Part I: Fifty years ago. That’s what Palmer is being asked to recall on this fine day. The first week in April, 1958, to be exact, back when he won his first of four green jackets. ... Read more

Palmer relives 1958 Masters, Part II: In 1958, Arnold Palmer was on the cusp of stardom. The kind that transcends the sport in which the athlete participates. He needed that signature victory. ... Read more


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My Arnold Palmer story:  Everyone has an Arnold Palmer story. Everyone. I asked them. They told me. This is mine. ... Read more