Latrobe Native Palmer Wins Nelson Prize 2009: Photo Gallery

Latrobe native Palmer wins Nelson Prize

Photo Gallery Election results The prize comes with a $100,000 contribution to charity.
That will be made to the Arnold D. And Winifred W. Palmer Charitable Foundation, which supports hospitals for women and children. Part of the permanent trophy Palmer received includes one of 14 unfinished wooden clocks that were found in Nelson’s workshop after he died. In 1968, Nelson became the first player to have a PGA Tour event named after him. Palmer played in the tournament that year and 11 more times, finishing second in 1970.
The Nelson tournament is the biggest charity fundraiser on the PGA Tour, giving nearly $110 million to charities since its inception. That included more than $6 million last year.

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