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Palmer Streak Over

PGA Tour (75x100)One of the longest streaks in golf could be ending.
Dating to his U.S. Open appearance in 1953, Arnold Palmer has played in at least one PGA Tour event for 50 consecutive years. Along with the Masters,'The King' traditionally plays in the Bob Hope Classic and his Bay Hill Invitational.
Arnold Palmer, smileBut Palmer said he will not be playing in the Hope, and he said last year he was done playing at Bay Hill.
If that's the case, the longest streak will belong to Jack Nicklaus, who has played in at least one PGA Tour event the last 45 years. Even though the Golden Bear had severe back issues last year, he still played in his Memorial -- and even beat Tiger Woods by three strokes in the opening round (71-74).