Autographed Arnold Palmer Collectible
On in One - ARNOLD PALMER - Rare Hand Signed Printed Art Circa 1985. Color 24 x 17 1/2 printed image of Arnold Palmer swinging a club. Printed Image signed: "Arnold Palmer". Calendar illustration (for May/June 1985) from "Golf Magazine's" Great Moments from the Silver Era (1959-1983). Lithograph copy by Walt Spitzmiller (1984). Headed: "Silver Era/U.S. Open Cherry Hills". Captioned at lower margin: "On In One!" Captioned at lower margin, in part: "With one swing golf's own Sultan of Swat gave birth to the charge! Arnold Palmer was seven strokes back beginning the final round of the 1960 U.S. open at Cherry Hills. Not intimidated, he slugged his drive to the middle of the green on the 346-yard first hole, made a birdie, turned the nine in 30 and finished with a 65 to win by two over amateur Jack Nicklaus...." Arnold Palmer, the first golfer to capture four Masters titles (1958, 1960, 1962, 1964), also competed in 19 international tours, winning the British Open in 1961 and 1962. He had 60 wins on the PGA Tour and 10 more on the Senior Tour; and made 48 consecutive Masters starts. Palmer was the first golfer to earn more than $1,000,000 in PGA tournament money. Credited with popularizing professional golf during the late 1950s and 1960s, his large and enthusiastic following of fans became known as "Arnie's Army". Fine condition. Framed in the Gallery of History style. 24 x 17 1/2. The same signed print from this limited edition series currently sells for $3,399 on the History for Sale Website. Fred's Price: $895.