|DEC ||1968 -- Palmer is awarded the Col. Eddie Eagan Sports Award by the People-to-People Sports Committee in New York. It notes: "Arnold Palmer may or may not be the greatest golfer who ever lived. But there is little question that Arnold Palmer is the finest goodwill ambassador in the history of U.S. sport. As spectacular a golfer as he is, he is an even more impressive international sportsman." Laudatory letters from Presidents Lyndon Johnson and an ailing Dwight Eisenhower are read at the ceremony.|
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Palmer Honored at Wake Forest with Statue
Arnold Palmer was on hand today at Wake Forest University for the unveiling of a statue of his likeness."You go back to the things that meant the most to you in your life, and Wake Forest meant the most." said Palmer, one of the most famous "Demon Deacons".
Golf Channel, JetBlue and Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge make $1 million commitment to Winnie Palmer NICU
ORLANDO, Fla. -- JetBlue Airways, Golf Channel, and Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge have teamed up to raise $1 million over the next five years to help save the lives of Central Florida's tiniest babies.The three organizations played an integral role in helping to inaugurate the Champions for Arnold's Kids - Latrobe Classic - a unique event hosted by golf legend Arnold Palmer at his home course in Latrobe, Pennsylvania on September 9, 2013.