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Palmer, Arnold 1929-

Overview
Works: 183 works in 378 publications in 5 languages and 12,647 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Rules  Pictorial works  Quotations  Anecdotes  Humor 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: GV965, B
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Most widely held works about Arnold Palmer
 
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Most widely held works by Arnold Palmer
My game and yours by Arnold Palmer( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uno dei più grandi giocatori di golf spiega agli appassionati, professionisti e dilettanti, come ottenere il massimo da ogni partita. L'autore parte dall'affermazione che il golf è uno sport semplice, reso difficile soltanto dal modo in cui viene insegnato e dall'alone mitico che lo circonda. Palmer espone in tutta chiarezza e con uno stile efficacissimo i pochi principi fondamentali del gioco, mostra come migliorare subito e molto i risultati e come far pratica divertendosi
Play great golf : mastering the fundamentals of your game by Arnold Palmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents a fresh approach to the game, one so uncomplicated and basic that it will almost seem new to many golfers. Any player, regardless of age, physique, or talent, who makes the effort to consider and practice the basic principles of the game presented here, will begin to see immediate overall improvement
Situation golf by Arnold Palmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Palmer's complete book of putting by Arnold Palmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than shadows, a biography of W. Russell Flint, R.A., P.R.W.S by Arnold Palmer( Book )

25 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movable feasts; a reconnaissance of the origins and consequences of fluctuations in meal-times, with special attention to the introduction of luncheon and afternoon tea by Arnold Palmer( Book )

22 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Palmer's golf book; "hit it hard!" by Arnold Palmer( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and French and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Arnold Palmer : a personal journey by Thomas Hauser( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of the legendary golfer describes his private and professional life, including his beginnings as a greenskeeper's son and his being named "Athlete of the Decade" in the 1960s
495 golf lessons by Arnold Palmer( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Palmer, mastering the fundamentals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows you how to develop and sharpen the proper techniques essential to a consistent and low-scoring round of golf. Features segments on grip, set-up, takeaway, head position, swing acceleration, short irons, medium irons, long irons, fairway woods, the driver, chipping, pitch shots, pitch shot over bunker and putting
Arnold Palmer, course strategy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your basic game and overcome trouble spots through easy-to-follow instructions and advice from Arnold Palmer. Features segments on course strategy, the fade and slice, the draw and hook, awkward stances, bad lies, high lob shot, low punch shot, left-handed shot and bunker play
The golf book : 20 years of the players, shots and moments that changed the game by Chris Millard( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the archives of Golf Channel comes the ultimate book on the sport--a must for every fan--a comprehensive and engaging full-color compendium of the best moments of the past 20 years, filled with stories from top players, colorful insights from on air talent and celebrity viewers, essential lists and sidebars, and stunning photographs of legendary golf courses around the world. Foreword by Arnold Palmer. Over the past two decades, golf has witnessed some of the most exciting play, interesting players, biggest technological advances, deepest controversies, increased participation and viewership, and unprecedented engagement between professionals and fans in its history. Year by year, shot by shot around the globe, Golf Channel has been there to cover it all. Now, for the first time, the network that features more live golf coverage than all others combined opens its archives and offers unprecedented access to its top on air talent. The result is a dazzling illustrated digest that pays tribute to the sport and the extraordinary players and events that have shaped it over the course of a generation
The big three and me by Billy Casper( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Billy Casper had a higher winning percentage than Arnold Palmer, he won twice as many times on the PGA Tour as Gary Player, and during his career he finished in the top twenty-five more consistently than Jack Nicklaus. And yet, when golf historians write about the legends of the game, with special attention paid to the above-listed 'Big Three, ' his name is often left out of the discussion, or is at best an afterthought. In this fascinating autobiography, Casper tells his life story, shining candid insight into the man who quietly collected fifty-one PGA Tour victories, the seventh highest total in history."--Publisher's description
A golfer's life by Arnold Palmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has never been a golfer to rival Arnold Palmer. He's the most aggressive, most exciting player the game has ever known, a dynamo famous for coming from behind to make bold last-minute charges to victory. To the legions of golf fans known around the world as "Arnie's Army," Palmer is a charismatic hero, the winner of sixty-one tournaments on the PGA Tour and still going strong on the Senior PGA Tour. But behind the legend, there is the private Palmer--a man of wit, compassion, loyalty, and true grit in the face of personal adversity.??Golf-crazy as far back as he can remember, Arnie followed his dad, "Deacon" Palmer, the head greenskeeper, around the Latrobe Country Club fairways; as a youth he played at dawn before the club members arrived (the only time he was allowed on the course); by the time he graduated from high school he was headed for the national circuit. His rise to fame was meteoric, and by the 1960s he had emerged as one of the few American athletes the public truly cared about--a vibrant, daring, handsome sports celebrity who attracted wild crowds and enormous television audiences whenever he played and whose charisma propelled the explosion of enthusiam for golf in the sixties.Writing with the humor and candor that are as much his trademark as his unique golf swing, Palmer narrates the deeply moving story of his life both on and off the links. He recounts his friendships (and rivalries) with greats of the game, including Jack Nicklaus, his??enduringly happy marriage with Winnie, his legendary charges to triumph and his titanic disasters, and his valiant battle against cancer.??Returning to the Senior PGA Tour with unmatched zeal after his recovery, Palmer reminded fans of his unfaltering heroism--and the world of golf is thankful.From small-town boy to golfing legend, Arnold Palmer has lived one of the great sporting lives of the twentieth century. Now, with the help of acclaimed golf writer James Dodson, he has created one of the great sports autobiographies of our time.From the Hardcover edition
Pete Dye golf courses : fifty years of visionary design by Joel Zuckerman( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play great golf by Arnold Palmer( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of the game( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using LPGA and PGA professionals, along with celebrities and everyday golfers, seven elements of proper behavior on the golf course are addressed
From Tobacco Road to Amen Corner : on sports and life by Ron Green( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golf guru : answers to golf's most perplexing questions by John Barton( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do golfers yell "fore"' Is it ever acceptable for a man to use a purple golf ball' If my boss invites me to play golf, should I let him win' Since 2002, readers of Golf Digest have submitted their most puzzling and perplexing golf questions to the Golf Guru, a.k.a. John Barton, whose monthly column answers these imponderables with authority and good humor. This illustrated golfer's miscellany compiles more than 250 of his most compelling Q&As, tackling everything from history and physics to fashion, etiquette, and beyond. Why do golf courses have 18 holes' How much is a membership at Augusta National' Is golf really an acronym for "Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden"' Whatever the question, the Golf Guru has the answer!
Playing by the rules : all the rules of the game, complete with memorable rulings from golf's rich history by Arnold Palmer( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a moment seen by millions on television. During play at the 1999 Phoenix Open, Tiger Woods had a "loose impediment' removed to play his shot -- an everyday occurrence under golf's rules. But that impediment was not a leaf or twig, it was a 350-pound boulder that took six people to move! The gallery and television audience buzzed with disbelief. How could this be legal under the rules' Indeed it could, says golf legend Arnold Palmer, who throughout his distinguished career has taken part in a sizable share of rules controversies. Despite the fact that golf has fewer rules than such sports as baseball or football or rugby, it is a contest of honor, and all players, be they tour professionals or casual weekend hackers, respect the rules. But, as Palmer points out, sometimes the rules are a little confusing -- and from time to time, even the pros are puzzled. When exactly is a ball considered "lost'' How is "slow play' defined' And when is a "drop' allowed' Palmer helps makes sense of it all with simple-to-understand language and hundreds of "infamous' pictures of some of the more controversial rulings -- affording readers a visual recall of memorable moments involving Greg Norman, Lee Janzen, Mark O'Meara, John Daly, even Palmer himself. If you're one of the millions who taketo the links every year, need a clear explanation of all the rules of the game you love, and more important, don't want to be speechless when an argument over the "coefficient of restitution' pops up, then Playing By The Rules will be an invaluable guide you'll refer to time and again
 
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Arnold Palmer : a personal journey
Alternative Names
Arnold Palmer golfeur amricain

Arnold Palmer golfista amerykański

Arnold Palmer golfista estadounidense

Arnold Palmer golfista statunitense

Arnold Palmer US-amerikanischer Profigolfer

Arnolds Pālmers

Арнолд Палмер

Арнольд Палмер Американский спортсмен, один из наиболее известных профессиональных гольфистов.

آرنلد پالمر بازیکن گلف آمریکایی

أرنولد بالمر

อาร์โนลด์ พาล์มเมอร์

アーノルド・パーマー

パーマー, アーノルド

阿诺德帕尔默

Languages
English (191)

French (4)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Korean (1)

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Arnold Palmer : a personal journeyA golfer's lifePete Dye golf courses : fifty years of visionary designThe golf guru : answers to golf's most perplexing questionsPlaying by the rules : all the rules of the game, complete with memorable rulings from golf's rich historyArnie & Jack : Palmer, Nicklaus, and golf's greatest rivalryThe wicked game : Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and the story of modern golf