Why was Arnold Palmer called “The King”?

As stated on the website arnoldpalmer.com he was called “The King” because of his prowess on the course, but more importantly because of his unfailing sense of kindness and thoughtfulness.

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Arnold Palmer was the first superstar to capture the hearts of America through televised golf.

He was also among the first pro golfers to take advantage of sports marketing with equipment and product endorsements.

Some other reasons why Arnold Palmer was called “The King” suggest because of his charisma, style and ageing grace.

He was also known as “The King” of golf clubs.

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