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This Day in Golf History

A page that will list golf history, and the people and events that comprise it in the form of This Day in Golf or This Week in Golf.

This Day in Palmer History--September 20

On this date in 1973, Palmer played on Day 1 of the Ryder Cup, held at Muirfield, Scotland. Arnie played as partners with Jack Nicklaus in two matches against Great Britain & Ireland opponents. In morning Foursomes, Palmer-Nicklaus (U.S.) defeated Maurice Bembridge-Eddie Polland, 6 and 5, but in the afternoon Four-Ball, Bembridge-Brian Huggett (GBI) defeated Palmer-Nicklaus, 3 and 1.

Cliff Schrock