YN1 Arnold Palmer US Coast Guard (Served 1950-1953)
YN1 Arnold Palmer
US Coast Guard
Short Bio: Arnold Palmer started playing golf at the age of 3. In 1947 he entered Wake Forest University. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1950 as a Yeoman and continued to serve until 1953. Though a Yeoman, Palmer participated in many matches as the Coast Guard allowed him to continue to play golf. He returned to Wake Forest and in 1954 he won the U.S. Amateur Championship.
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