Gazing upon a legend, golf's one in a million... Sportsmail returns to when Arnold Palmer played at Muirfield in 1987 Open Championship
The late Ian Wooldridge, Sportsmail’s legendary writer, wrote this moving tribute when Arnold Palmer returned to The Open at Muirfield in 1987.
The heart warmed again merely to see that inimitable silhouette against the skyline behind Muirfield’s long fifth: arms still akimbo at the top of the backswing, shoulders hunched as they always have been.
Unmistakably, uniquely, gloriously Arnold Palmer.
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