What is the Arnold Palmer Invitational?

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Arnold Palmer Invitational
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Clue

It has been played under the Palmer name since 2007.

Answer

It’s one of five tournaments given invitational status by the PGA and it's played at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge every March.

More about the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Arnold Palmer Invitational is played at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge every March.

The Bay Hill Club is a private golf resort owned by Arnold Palmer since 1974.

The event has a reduced field of 120 players.

The other four tournaments with similar invitational status are:

  • The Genesis Open
  • RBC Heritage
  • The Fort Worth Invitational
  • Memorial Tournament

In 2019 the Arnold Palmer Invitational was added to the Open Qualifying Series, giving up to three non-exempt players the opportunity to enter The Open Championship.