Golf: Something to Go Home About

"Attitude means everything in golf," says Arnold Palmer, 32. "It's the only thing that keeps you from quitting when things are going bad." Last week Arnie's own attitude was something to go home about. "I feel lousy," he complained. He tried to withdraw from the Colonial National Invitation golf tournament after two rounds, then changed his mind, and wound up 20 strokes behind Winner Julius Boros—his worst showing in eight years on the pro tour. At that, Palmer picked up and headed for the family homestead in Latrobe, Pa., to think about...

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