Arnold Palmer career photos

1 of 12 John Zimmerman/SI
Arnold Palmer mounted a historic charge, making up a seven-stroke deficit in the final round.
2 of 12 Richard Meek/SI
In June 1960, Sports Illustrated made cover boys of rising stars. Clockwise from left: Arnold Palmer, Dow Finsterwald and Ken Venturi (seated).
3 of 12 Bettmann/Corbis
They duked it out for 90 holes before Nicklaus eventually prevailed.
4 of 12 Robert Huntzinger/SI
in 1960 with first wife Winnie and their two children, Amy, left, and Peggy.
5 of 12 James Drake/SI
Palmer signed his winning card at the 1964 Masters, he became the first player to claim four green jackets.
6 of 12 Getty Images
En route to his British Open win at Royal Birkdale, Arnold Palmer lashed a six-iron to the 15th green from a ghastly lie in the rough. A plaque still marks the spot.
7 of 12 Steven Munday/Getty Images
Arnold Palmer through his final U.S. Open.
8 of 12 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Arnold Palmer's farewell to Augusta.
9 of 12 Walter Iooss, Jr./SI
The King and his court.
10 of 12 Leonard Kamsler
Palmer in his basement workshop in 1967.
11 of 12 James Drake/SI
12 of 12 Walter Iooss, Jr./SI