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Marching Toward A Better Tomorrow
Seven Major Championships
Arnold Palmer wins the first of his seven major titles at Augusta.
Arnold Palmer won the first of his four Masters titles, one stroke ahead of runners-up Doug Ford and Fred Hawkins. It was the first of Palmer's seven major titles.
Palmer was the third round co-leader and eagled the 13th hole on Sunday to propel him to victory, as he three-putted on the final green. Three-time champion Sam Snead was the other co-leader after 54 holes, but shot a 79 (+7) on Sunday to fall to 13th place. One stroke back was 1955 champion Cary Middlecoff, who carded a 75 in the final round and tied for 6th.
Arnold Palmer birdied the final two holes to win by one stroke over runner-up Ken Venturi.
Arnold Palmer comes from 7-strokes behind to take the U.S. Open at Cherry Hills.
Arnold Palmer staged the greatest comeback in U.S. Open history, erasing a seven-stroke deficit during the final round to win his only U.S. Open title. It is remembered as a crossroads for the three primary contenders in the final round: Palmer, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus; three of the greatest players in the history of golf.
Arnold Palmer was the first American to win the Claret Jug since Ben Hogan in 1953.
Arnold Palmer won the third of his four Masters titles in the tournament's first three-way playoff.
Arnold Palmer won his second consecutive Open, six strokes ahead of runner-up Kel Nagle.
Arnold Palmer, age 34, carded a final round of 70 on Sunday to win by six strokes to become the first four-time winner of the Masters. It was his seventh and final major victory.
Arnold Palmer, age 34, opened with three rounds in the 60s and led by five strokes after 54 holes at 206 (−10). He carded a final round of 70 on Sunday to win by six strokes to become the first four-time winner of the Masters. It was his seventh and final major victory.
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