Photos: Arnold Palmer, An American Icon For Over 7 Decades

Arnold Palmer was memorialized today by family and friends in an emotional ceremony in Latrobe, PA. While considered one of the greatest golfers to ever to live, Palmer is cited as the “most important” for his part in popularizing the game as it moved into the TV age.

Palmer was an American icon and part of the country’s popular culture, spanning over 7 decades.

1953: Arnold in a photo for Wilson


1963: Arnie at the British Open


1973: Palmer at the Ryder Cup Matches


1985: Arnold Palmer in a PGA Tour event


1994: Arnold Palmer at St Andrews


2004: Palmer at the U.S. Senior Open


2014: Arnie at the Masters

ARNIE’S ARMY: It all began in the 1960’s when Arnold Palmer’s go for broke style of golf bolstered a legion of fans who were coined by the press as Arnie’s Army. Today, Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation provides financial support to institutions and organizations that help children, youth, families, the environment and the communities in which we live.

Celebrate Arnold Palmer’s life. Join Arnie’s Army today.

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a Producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is producing a digital documentary on the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.

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