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Arnold Palmer: Golfing Legend Reportedly Rushed to Hospital

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 07:  Arnold Palmer waves to the gallery prior to start the first round of the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Eric BallFeatured ColumnistMarch 25, 2012

PGA legend Arnold Palmer wasn’t able to hand Tiger Woods the trophy for his win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday because of a health issue.

Here’s a tweet with the news from the PGA:

Arnold Palmer didn't make the awards ceremony because he was had a blood pressure issue. He was taken to a hospital and will stay overnight.

— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 25, 2012

Palmer, 82, typically hands the trophy to the winner in a ceremony following the event at Bay Hill.  


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