|NOV ||1987 -- Palmer choppers from Bay Hill west to hit inaugural tee shots at Tampa Palms G.&C.C. and play a round with St. Petersburg Times columnist Hubert Mizell who writes that Palmer told him he was recently offered an unusual career option: major league baseball manager. "I did get a serious offer to manage a major-league baseball team. Bob Lurie, owner of the San Francisco Giants, is a good friend of mine. About five years ago, he thought it might shake his team up if I became manager. Lurie offered me a one-year contract. But it wasn't enough."|
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Cessna Jet Pilots Association Honors Palmer
The Cessna Jet Pilots Association made Arnold Palmer just the third inductee into its Citation Hall of Honor at its annual dinner Saturday, September 20, at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.
LATROBE FIELD HOUSE NAMED FOR ALUMNUS ARNOLD PALMER
Arnold Palmer was honored again in his hometown with the placing of his name on the field house at the new athletic complex at the Greater Latrobe Junior/Senior High School.