GOLFER

Arnold Palmer

1929 - 2016

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Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's history. Dating back to 1955, he won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and the circuit now known as PGA Tour Champions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Palmer has received more than 4,711,471 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Arnold Palmer is the 2nd most popular golfer, the 3,342nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,664th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Golfer.

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  • 38

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  • 5.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GOLFERS

Among golfers, Arnold Palmer ranks 2 out of 62. Before him are Jack Nicklaus. After him are Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros, Gary Player, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Ben Hogan, Bernhard Langer, Sam Snead, Walter Hagen, Lee Trevino, and Old Tom Morris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Arnold Palmer ranks 183Before him are Luis García Meza, Julinho, Fred Sinowatz, Camilo Torres Restrepo, Adrienne Rich, and Link Wray. After him are Gastone Moschin, Gérard de Villiers, Jack Higgins, Josef Suk, Péter Palotás, and Katherine Helmond. Among people deceased in 2016, Arnold Palmer ranks 171Before him are Lola Novaković, Halil İnalcık, Silvio Gazzaniga, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Carmen Pereira, and Zdravko Tolimir. After him are S. R. Nathan, Loris Francesco Capovilla, Nimr al-Nimr, Lars Gustafsson, Guido Westerwelle, and Nate Thurmond.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arnold Palmer ranks 3,342 out of 15,968. Before him are Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Adolphe Menjou (1890), The Miz (1980), Cyrus Vance (1917), and Thomas Newman (1955). After him are Joan Jett (1958), John Hughes (1950), Ronald Graham (1935), Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Del Shannon (1934), and Annie Proulx (1935).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Arnold Palmer ranks 2Before him are Jack Nicklaus (1940). After him are Tiger Woods (1975), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Ben Hogan (1912), Sam Snead (1912), Walter Hagen (1892), Lee Trevino (1939), Tom Watson (1949), Byron Nelson (1912), Phil Mickelson (1970), and Fred Couples (1959).