|MAR ||1988 -- Dave Hill apologizes to golf fans after beating Palmer at a pre-tournament shootout at the GTE Classic at Wood Ranch Golf Course at Simi Valley, California. "The fans are always going to be for Arnie, and it's always tough going up against him," Hill says. Local reporter Barb Barker writes, "When Dave Hill beat Palmer on the final hole of the nine-hole shootout, the gallery reacted as though the Soviet hockey team had beaten the U.S."|
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Golf Channel's "Arnie", The Definitive Film Covering The Life And Legacy Of Arnold Palmer
Golf Channel’s primetime television event, Arnie, begins with the questions: "How do you tell a story of a life that’s larger than life? How do you find a way to put together all the memories, all the accomplishments, all the impact? And do what a story is supposed to do? And ensure it lasts forever? Someday - even decades - maybe centuries from now, they’ll hear the name Arnold Palmer and they’ll want to know everything."
Arnie showcases how the golfing legend revolutionized and transcended the game to become one of the most beloved figures in sports history. Arnie, a three-night television event, will air on consecutive nights at 10 p.m. ET from Sunday, April 13, following Golf Channel’s Live From the Masters, through Tuesday, April 15.
HE TAKES THE TIME TO KEEP GIVING BACK
In addition to raising money through a tournament that bears his name, Arnold Palmer has helped an army of people via his many philanthropic endeavors
He has had his renowned Arnie's Army there to support him for much of his legendary career, his legions drawn to him because of his talent, charisma and go-for-broke style of golf. Arnold Palmer always has appreciated the support and the opportunities that the game has provided, and, therefore, whenever he has had a chance to give back, golf's "King" has constantly and consistently answered the call, helping a virtual army of people through his various charitable endeavors.