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Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 21:56 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 20:09
LATROBE, Pennsylvania — The memorial service celebrating the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on the campus of Saint Vincent College in his native Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
The general public is invited to the service and should enter Saint Vincent College via the Brouwers Road entrance, accessible from Saint Vincent Drive off Route 30.
IMPORTANT NOTE: A limited number of seats for the general public may be available inside the Saint Vincent Basilica due to pending seating restrictions. Indoor general public overflow seating locations will be available on campus with a live feed of the ceremony, which will also be televised live on Golf Channel.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 21:49 Wednesday, 28 September 2016 18:57
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THE RYDER CUP
Site: Chaska, Minn.
Course: Hazeltine National. Yardage: 7,628. Par: 72
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 08:21 Tuesday, 27 September 2016 08:09
NEW YORK, New York (AP) — The family of Arnold Palmer is waiting until after the Ryder Cup for a public farewell.
Alastair Johnston, the chief executive of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, said Monday at a news conference that a public ceremony to commemorate Palmer would be held at 11:00 a.m. on October 4, 2016, at St. Vincent’s College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 07:30 Tuesday, 27 September 2016 07:25
“We have lost a great friend and giant in our sport with the passing of Arnold Palmer. There is no way to adequately express the immense sense of loss that we all feel with this news. He obviously meant so much not only to the PGA TOUR, but to the entirety of golf by lifting it to newfound visibility and popularity. It is not an exaggeration to say there would be no modern day PGA TOUR without Arnold Palmer. There would be no PGA TOUR Champions without Arnold Palmer. There would be no Golf Channel without Arnold Palmer. No one has had a greater impact on those who play our great sport or who are touched by it. It has been said many times over in so many ways, but beyond his immense talent, Arnold transcended our sport with an extraordinarily appealing personality and genuineness that connected with millions, truly making him a champion of the people. The fact that his popularity never waned more than a quarter century after his last competitive victory speaks volumes to the man, the icon and the legendary figure he was.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 07:25 Tuesday, 27 September 2016 07:14
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (Gerald Imray/AP) — Gary Player remembers the many traits of Arnold Palmer: A fiercely competitive golfer who had a “slashing, dashing” style and didn’t know when he was beaten.
A man who could be “difficult and demanding” — Player said it was no secret that they had their differences. But Palmer was also a person blessed with “charisma, charm, and patience.”
“He was loved by all even when they did not know him,” Player said, remembering his great rival.
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