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Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

the search for per­fec­tion rnold and I didn’t do ev­ery­thing per­fectly,” Nick­laus said. “You try for per­fec­tion in golf, but you never get there.” On the sub­ject of per­fec­tion, Palmer wasn’t a plas­tic saint. He didn’t glow in the dark. For 45 years he adored Win­nie, but he loved all women, and more than a few loved him back. PGA cham­pion Bob Ros­burg, his room­mate on tour for some of the hun­gry years, fielded a phone call once from an es­pe­cially agi­tated hus­band. Rossie tried to mol­lify the man, but, never want­ing to come be­tween Arnie and buck­shot, signed off by say­ing,“My bed is the one by the win­dow.”

In 2013,Tom Wat­son com­plained to Golf Di­gest about a cover photo pos­ing 84-yearold Palmer with su­per­model Kate Up­ton in a par­ody of Grant Wood’s Amer­i­can Gothic. Mim­ick­ing the somber farmer, Arnold is

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