Arnold Palmer watches his tee shot for the honorary tee off before the first round of the 2015 Masters.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
By Josh Berhow
Monday, December 07, 2015

Peter Malnati picked up his first career PGA Tour victory when he won the Sanderson Farms Championship with a rain-delayed Monday finish on Nov. 9, and guess who was one of the first to congratulate him?

Arnold Palmer, of course.

Palmer, in a letter dated Nov. 10, 2015 -- Arnie wasted no time -- patted the 28-year-old on the back with a short and sweet note on on his very own iconic stationary.

Malnati recently tweeted a copy of the letter, and the first line reads: "It took a little longer than at a normal tournament, but you still got the job done despite all the rain." He clinched the victory during a Monday finish at the Country Club of Jackson in Mississippi.

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You can see the entire letter below. This isn't the first time Arnie has done this, either. In October he sent a letter to the Australian Open, respectfully declining an invite to the 100th anniversary of the event.

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