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PGA TOUR Victories (62)
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (10)
International Victories (11)
Additional Victories (9)
PGA TOUR (12-9)
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS (2-1)
While awaiting a heart procedure, died in Pittsburgh, Pa., on September 25.
The long-time PGA TOUR event held at his Bay Hill Club and Lodge was renamed the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Teed it up in the Constellation Energy Classic in September and then played his final round of competitive golf Oct. 13 at the Champion Tour's Administaff Small Business Classic. Withdrew after four holes but completed the round as a thank you to the fans in attendance and then announced at the conclusion of the round that "there's just no thoughts of any more tournament golf."
For the first time in his career did not make a start in a TOUR event.
Celebrated his 50th year in professional golf. Announced that it would be his final Augusta National appearance and recorded his 50th consecutive start at the Masters. Also played in his 26th consecutive Bay Hill Invitational.
Came back to Augusta National for his record 49th consecutive start at the Masters. Missed the cut there. Played in nine Champions Tour events. Matched his age three times (seventh, eighth and ninth times in his career) and also bettered his age (second time in his career) during the campaign. Made two starts on the PGA TOUR, including the Bay Hill Invitational and a record-tying 49th appearance at the Masters.
Won the Donald Ross Award from the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
Named recipient of third PGA TOUR Lifetime Achievement Award at annual PGA TOUR Awards Dinner at La Costa on January 9.
Underwent surgery for prostate cancer in mid-January.
Missed the cut in five PGA TOUR starts.
Played in five PGA TOUR events but missed the cut in all five, including three of the four major championships (Masters, The Open Championship and PGA Championship).
Made only 16 official starts, his fewest Champions Tour appearances since 1986.
Had his finest earnings year as a Champions Tour player, placing 17th on the final money list with $185,373.
His three victories during the campaign were the most in any season of his Champions Tour career and marked the first time since 1971 that he claimed a trio of titles in a year. Won a pair of major championships.
Collected a pair of Champions Tour titles.
Became the first player to claim both a U.S. Open and U.S. Senior Open title with his playoff victory over Bob Stone and Billy Casper at Oakland Hills CC near Detroit.
Also made 14 PGA TOUR starts.
Went a second consecutive year without an official PGA TOUR top-10, but did have one seventh place finish at an unofficial tournament.
Didn't have a top 10 for the first time as a professional.
Named Associated Press Athlete of the Decade for the 1960s.
Collected at least one victory for the 11th consecutive season.
Returned to multiple-victory form.
Saw his streak of multiple wins in a season end at nine consecutive.
Won twice and was second an additional six times.
Led the TOUR in earnings for fourth time in career and won seven times.
Named PGA Player of the Year for the second time and led the money list.
Had six wins.
Won a career-best eight times, including victories in two major championships, and took home numerous post-season awards, including winning the S. Rae Hickok Professional Athlete of the Year Award (commonly known as the Hickok Belt) that went to the top professional athlete each year. Was only the second golfer to be honored (Ben Hogan in 1953).
Had numerous near-misses during the season, including five runner-up performances. Still led the money list for the first time, pocketing $42,608.
Was a four-time winner. Had 10 top-10s and finished fifth on the money list.
Won multiple titles for the first time in his career. He earned a combined $3,500 for his two international victories. Followed his win in Canada a year earlier with a pair of international wins, in successive starts
Played in five TOUR events in 1954, all as an amateur.
Made two 1953 TOUR starts.