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Arnold Palmer wins 1st British Open...

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July 16, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1961

* Arnold Palmer - golfer 
* British Open championship 
* Royal Birkdale

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a four column headline: "PALMER TAKES BRITISH OPEN" with subheads (see photos). Coverage continues on page S-7 with five column headline: "Palmer Rallies and Wins British Open by Shot" and related photo. 1st report coverage on Arnold Palmer winning his 1st of 2 British Opens at the Royal Birkdale Gold Club in Southport, England.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A very thick 150+ page Sunday edition, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century