While Mark Rolfing begins his battle with salivary gland cancer, much of the golf world has reached out with support. One gesture that stood out from the rest? A note from Arnold Palmer.
After announcing earlier this month he would be taking a break from his work with NBC Sports Group, Rolfing received a letter from Arnold Palmer in the mail. Naturally, as he told Ed Sherman on his radio show, a personal note from the seven-time major winner was deeply meaningful.
“I opened it an there were tears streaming down my face,” Rolfing said to Sherman. “It made me realize how lucky I am and what the game has done for me. A letter from Arnold Palmer in regular mail. It was typical Arnold. I’ve had a lot of support, but that one stands out.”