|NOV ||1960 -- During the Mobile Sertoma Open in Alabama, Palmer unveils the Arnold Palmer Driving Net by Tigrett Industries of Jackson, Mississippi. His first demonstration drive tears right through the net and flies over the head of golfer Jim Ferree as he lines up a putt on the 18th green. |
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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.