The memorial service for golf legend Arnold Palmer was held Tuesday in Latrobe, Pa., and it was attended by a number of golf’s biggest stars, including Tom Watson.
Palmer died on Sept. 25, at the age of 87. At Tuesday’s service, there were some heart-warming stories shared during the event, including ones from Palmer’s family, other golfers and others.
This was a funny story about how Palmer viewed going for the win:
This is a wonderful tale that Palmer’s grandson shared:
CBS announcer Jim Nantz asked the attendees to give Palmer one final standing ovation
Jack Nicklaus teared up while the talked about Palmer. “You don’t lose a friend of almost 60 years and not feel an enormous loss,” Nicklaus said.
Nicklaus also shared a story about how Palmer was looking out for his best interest even when the two were about to start a playoff at the 1962 U.S. Open. Here is more of what Nicklaus said:
Just days after the United States won the Ryder Cup, the trophy was delivered to the memorial service.