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Statement on Arnold Palmer’s Passing from the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (September 26, 2016)“To us, Arnold was a Member. But as news stories will reveal, he was so much more than a legendary golfer. He was a global hero and one of the greatest humanitarians who ever lived. It’s nearly impossible to start a conversation about the history of golf without mentioning Arnold’s name in the first few sentences. He captured the hearts and minds of so many through his unmistakable golf swing, picturesque smile and larger-than-life personality. Arnold Palmer will be greatly missed and his legacy will forever be celebrated at the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum.” – …

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THE PLAYERS unveils memorabilia made from oak removed from Stadium Course’s 6th hole

Two benches, clubhouse “artifact,” commemorative pieces give tree a second life As the world’s best players descend upon  this week in a quest for the coveted  title, they’ll have one less obstacle to navigate on the .  In the fall, the overhanging Live Oak to the right of the No. 6 tee box, which impacted tee shots over the years, was removed due to decay and safety concerns.  Instead of avoiding the tree, players and  visitors can now enjoy it, as the oak was handcrafted into two benches, an “artifact” display and 180 commemorative pieces. One of the benches made …

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