|NOV ||1970 -- Reflecting on his 1969 Heritage Classic victory, Palmer declares it his most pivotal victory since he won the 1954 U.S. Amateur Championship. "I think I might come to see it as the most important win of my career," he says. "I wanted it as badly as I ever have the Masters or the Open. It was as hard to win as my first professional tournament . . . No, it was harder."|
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Arnold Palmer Accepts Deacon Palmer Award from PGA of America
The PGA of America has established the Deacon Palmer Award, named after Arnold Palmer's late father who overcame personal obstacles to succeed as a PGA Professional. The inaugural award was bestowed posthumously upon Deacon Palmer and accepted by Arnold Palmer, whose only coach was his late father.
Cessna Jet Pilots Association Honors Palmer
The Cessna Jet Pilots Association made Arnold Palmer just the third inductee into its Citation Hall of Honor at its annual dinner Saturday, September 20, at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.