Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer by Tom Callahan PDF

By Tom Callahan

In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a focus on one of many maximum golfers ever to play the sport: Arnold Palmer.

The winner of greater than 90 championships, together with 4 Masters Tournaments, Arnold Palmer was once a legend of twentieth-century recreation: a supremely proficient competitor liked for his robust hitting, his nerve at the vegetables, and his nice rapport with enthusiasts. maybe chiefly else, Palmer used to be the explanation golf's recognition exploded, because the king of the hyperlinks helped outline golf's golden age besides Jack Nicklaus and Gary participant.

In addition to his expertise at the golfing direction, Palmer used to be a super entrepreneur off it, and one of many first sportsmen to create his personal profitable advertising model. Forging an alliance with activities agent Mark McCormack, Palmer switched over his recognition into profitable bargains, and helped pave the best way for the multi-million-dollar contracts that experience turn into average for stars throughout all activities. yet past his enterprise acumen, Palmer was once continuously a larger-than-life personality; jam-packed with nice tales from the major humans in Palmer's existence, Arnie is an pleasing and illuminating portrait of a striking guy and his impressive legacy.

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