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1961 Masters: A bunker decides a title

Updated: March 26, 2011, 8:25 AM ET
By Jason Sobel

In the 10-year span from 1958-67, Arnold Palmer won four Masters titles and never once finished outside the top 10.

It is a record of achievement never equaled at Augusta National, but the King isn't without regrets from that time. Most notably in 1961, when thinking his second shot was safely on the final green and he could two-putt for victory, Palmer decided to receive a congratulatory handshake from the gallery.

Years later, in a story told and retold many times, ...

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