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Arnold Palmer At A Glance

FOCUS ON GOLF: U.S. Senior Open

July 23, 1998

PGA TOUR VICTORIES--60

BY YEAR

1955: 1

1956: 2

1957: 4

1958: 3

1959: 3

1960: 8

1961: 5

1962: 7

1963: 7

1964: 2

1965: 1

1966: 3

1967: 4

1968: 2

1969: 2

1970: 1

1971: 4

1972: 0

1973: 1

IT'S A FACT

* Teamed with Jack Nicklaus to win National Four-Ball championship in 1970 and teamed with Nicklaus to win National Team Championship in 1971.

* Ranks fourth on all-time PGA victory list with 60 (Sam Snead, 81; Jack Nicklaus, 70; Ben Hogan, 63).

* First player in PGA Tour history to reach $1 million in career earnings. Achieved that feat by finishing second at the PGA Championship in 1968.

* Tied with Nicklaus for most consecutive years winning at least one PGA tournament (17).

* Named player of the year by PGA in 1960 and 1962.

* Led PGA in earnings in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1963.

* Member of six Ryder Cup teams.

* 22-8-2 in Ryder Cup matches.

PGA TOUR

BY THE NUMBERS

* Majors played: 123.

* Majors won: 7 (Masters--1958, 1960, 1962, 1964; British Open--1961, 1962; U.S. Open--1960).

* Times finished second: 10 (Masters--1961, 1965; British Open--1960; U.S. Open--1962, 1963, 1966, 1967; PGA Championship--1964, 1968, 1970).

* Missed Cut: 34.

* Top 10 in majors: 38 (Masters--1955, 1957-67; U.S. Open--1956, 1959-60, 1962-64, 1966-67, 1969, 1972-75; British Open--1960-62, 1966, 1968, 1972, 1977; PGA Championship--1960-61, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970).

* Top 5 in majors: 26 (Masters--1958-62, 1964-67; U.S. Open--1959-60, 1962-64, 1966-67, 1972-74; British Open--1960-62); PGA Championship--1961, 1964, 1968, 1970).

* Last PGA Tour victory: 1973 Bob Hope Desert Classic.

* Career earnings: $1,861,857.

PGA SENIOR TOUR

BY THE NUMBERS

* Victories--10.

* Last victory--1988 Crestar Classic.

* Majors played: 50.

* Majors won: 5 (PGA Seniors Championship--1980, 1984; U.S. Senior Open--1981; Senior Players Championship--1984, 1985).

* Top 10 in majors: 14 (PGA Seniors Championship--1980-82, 1984, 1988; U.S. Senior Open--1981-82, 1984; Senior Players Championship--1983-87, 1989).

* Top 5 in majors: 13 (PGA Seniors Championship--1980-82, 1984, 1988; U.S. Senior Open--1981, 1984; Senior Players Championship--1983-87, 1989).

* Career earnings: $1,677,342.

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