King Arnold Palmer's career in pictures

Sport360 staff 09:52 26/09/2016
The golfing world is in shock at the passing of a legend.

Arnold Palmer was one of golf’s greats both on and off the course.

Here, Sport360 looks at some of the numbers from his career following his death at the age of 87.

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7 – Major wins. Four Masters titles, two Opens and the US PGA puts him joint seventh on the all-time list.

52 – Official length in years of his playing career, having turned professional in 1954.

2,400 – Palmer’s first winner’s cheque (in dollars) for victory at the 1955 Canadian Open.

4,408,211 – Career earnings (in dollars) as a player on the PGA and Champions/Seniors Tours.

30,000,000 – Estimated off-course earnings.

20 – Career holes in one.

62 – Best 18-hole round at 1959 Thunderbird Invitational and 1966 Los Angeles Open.

50 – Consecutive appearances at the Masters.

734 – Career starts on the PGA Tour.

319 – Career starts on the Champions/Seniors Tour.

13 – The number of streets named after him in the United States.


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