During his golf career Arnold Palmer won 4 Masters, 2 Open Championships, and 1 US Open. He won his Open Championships at Royal Birkdale & Troon Golf Club in back-to-back years (1961, 1962). His US Open victory was claimed at Cherry Hills Country Club in 1960.
Arnold Palmer won multiple majors in both 1960 (Masters, US Open) and 1962 (Masters, Open Championship).
He was close to winning many more. Arnold Palmer was runner-up in majors 10 times. Did you know that he lost the US Open 3 times in 18-hole playoffs? He lost in 1962 to Jack Nicklaus, in 1963 to Julius Boros, and in 1966 to Billy Casper.
Arnold Palmer also added 5 senior majors while competing on the Senior PGA Tour.
Along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player he was credited with popularizing and commercializing golf around the world during the 60s.
Palmer also designed more than 300 golf courses around the world.
Last updated: 25-Feb-2021
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