All tagged 1960

#80: AP for AP

Arnold Palmer kicked off the 1960s by winning the first of his five Bob Hope Desert Classics in February of 1960 and he closed out the decade with a December, 1969 win in the Danny Thomas Diplomat Classic. In all, 43 of Palmer’s 62 PGA Tour wins came in the 1960s, including six of his seven majors (the 1958 Masters being the exception).

#61: Hat Tricks

It’s a relatively short list of golfers who’ve carded victories at the same event in three consecutive years. Arnold Palmer is on it, having taken the Texas Open in 1960 through 62 and the Phoenix Open from 61 to 63.