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.
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.