|AUG ||1993 -- Organizers for the Bruno's Memorial Classic in Birmingham,
Alabama, say Palmer's participation in the tournament has led to a 15
percent surge in ticket sales, "with 14 percent of that being all
Arnold Palmer," says tournament chairman Gene Hallman, who tells a
story about how Palmer is responsible for popularizing golf. "A man
who'd never heard the history of golf described it as, 'A game invented
by Arnold Palmer up in Pennsylvania where you make a long putt on the
last hole and win a lot of money.'"|
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Arnold Palmer Update
Arnold Palmer had successful pacemaker implant surgery today at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh to correct an abnormal heartbeat. He will remain in the hospital for observation overnight and is expected to be released Tuesday.
Arnold Palmer Announces Changes to Palmer Cup
ORLANDO - Arnold Palmer, his group of companies and the Golf Coaches Association of America have announced they have entered into an agreement to jointly operate and expand the Palmer Cup beginning with its playing June 26-28 at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England.