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Arnold Palmer Amateur Record

1946

Winner, WPIAL and PIAA Championships
Runnerup, Hearst National Junior

1947

Winner, WPIAL and PIAA Championships
Winner, West Penn Junior (df C. A. Brown, 5 & 4, at Highland CC)
Winner, West Penn Amateur (df Knox Young, 3 & 2, at Shannopin CC)
Semi-finalist, Pennsylvania Amateur

1948

Winner, Southern Conference Championship
Winner, Sunnehanna Invitational
Winner, West Penn Junior (df Bob Waddell at South Hills CC)
Semi-finalist, North and South Amateur
Lost, first round, U. S. Amateur

1949

Winner, Southern Conference Championship
Winner, West Penn Amateur (df Jack Benson at Oakmont CC)
Semi-finalist, North and South Amateur
Medalist, National Intercollegiate (NCAA)
Lost, third round, U. S. Amateur

1950

Winner, Southern Intercollegiatae
Winner, West Penn Amateur (df Steve Savor at Longue Vue Club)
Winner, Greensburg Invitational
Medalist, National Intercollegiate (NCAA)
Lost, first round, U. S. Amateur

1951

Winner, West Penn Amateur (df Jack Mahaffey at Alcoma GC)
Winner, Worsharn Memorial

1952

Winner, West Penn Amateur (df Frank Souchak at Fox Chapel GC)
Winner, Greensburg Invitational

1953

Winner, Ohio Amateur
Winner, Cleveland Amateur
Winner, Greensburg Invitational
Winner, Mayfield Heights Open
Semi-finalist, West Penn Amateur
Lost, fourth round, U. S. Amateur
Missed cut, U. S. Open (Oakmont)

1954

Winner, U. S. Amateur (df Bob Sweeny, 1 up, CC of Detroit)
Winner, Ohio Amateur
Winner, All-American Amateur (Tam O'Shanter, Chicago)
Winner, Atlantic Coast Conference Championship
Winner, Bill Waite Memorial
Runnerup, World Amateur (Tam O'Shanter, Chicago)
Missed cut, U. S. Open

Turned Professional on November 18, 1954

NOTE:  As a professional, Arnold Palmer won the West Penn Open at Fox Chapel Golf Club in 1957 by six strokes with a score of 70-72—142.  He was runner-up to Bob Ross in the 1967 Pennsylvania Open at Laurel Valley Golf Club.

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