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Monday
Jul172017

Video: New And Incredible #ArnieWould Ad For The Open

Given that he won here in 1961 and in doing so, re-validated The Open at a time when it was not at peak strength. And still so soon after his passing, this is obviously a sentimental week for Arnold Palmer fans who have two nice tributes to enjoy.

The R&A has a tribute to him at the 18th (and to Roberto de Vicenzo), while the club has commemorated his epic shot at the 16th (then the 15).


And this new Mastercard ad set to run during The Open is especially well done.

 

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Reader Comments (5)

Yes, we are sentimental about some of it. We see the rest for what it is; making money off his bones rather than a tribute.
07.17.2017 | Unregistered CommenterD. maculata
Arnie will ALWAYS be missed -- terribly.
07.17.2017 | Unregistered Commentersgary4
That plaque looks like it is 50 years old. Oh wait, it is.
07.17.2017 | Unregistered CommenterLynn S.
Loved Arnie. Mastercard pay tribute nicely.
07.17.2017 | Unregistered CommenterGreg B.
Annie would, no doubt. Mastercard's marketing agency got that right. Every time I hear the tagline I'm also reminded of a legend in another sport -- Eddie Aikau, whose biography is titled, "Eddie Would Go."
07.17.2017 | Unregistered CommenterMike T.

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