A terrific trio: Palmer, Nicklaus and Woods
The debate determining golf's all-time greatest player is one that has stretched for years. Bobby Jones, Gene Sarazen and Walter Hagen had outstanding careers into the 1930s. From there it was Byron Nelson, Sam Snead and Ben Hogan who carried the torch of greatness into the '50s.
But a new audience headed to the sport, and new stars emerged. It was on Wide World of Sports in July of 1961 that Arnold Palmer won the first of his back-to-back British Open titles, paving the way for golf becoming ...
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