Sport: Any Day Is Arnie's Day

When the greens are soggy with rain, when the sun bakes fairways hard as concrete, when stampeding galleries block the path to the pin, when the cash is on the barrelhead, then the grim men who play big-time golf for a living are apt to mutter: "It's a Palmer day." So Much Green. This year, any day is Arnie Palmer's day. Not since Bobby Jones won the U.S. and British amateurs, the U.S. and British opens in his "Grand Slam" year of 1930 has one player so dominated the game of golf. With 14 tournaments and six victories behind him,...

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