Jack Nicklaus added another memento to the online archives of his long friendship with Arnold Palmer this morning: a telegram that The King sent him after his historic win at the 1986 Masters.
“Jack, I think it was fantastic, congratulations. Arn,” the message reads. “P.S. Do you think there’s a chance for a 56 year old?”
Nicklaus famously won the ’86 Masters at the record-breaking age of 46, claiming his 18th major title. Nicklaus became the oldest winner of the Masters and the second-oldest winner of a major championship. Of course the Golden Bear’s old rival would finish up his congratulations on this iconic moment with a cheeky question.
— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) September 27, 2016