Golf: Take That, You People's Choice

What's wrong with Arnold Palmer? Nothing, that's what.

But to see Palmer, fidgety and tense, at the start of last week's Masters, nobody could have guessed it. By his own admission, Arnie was in an awful slump.

True, he won a record $128,230 last year. But that was only money; and with $400,000 a year rolling in from assorted outside businesses, who needs it? Prestige was what Palmer was after, and he was not getting any.

The closest he came to winning a ma jor championship last year was a play off loss to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!