Arnold Palmer Designed Two Local Golf Courses
The world is remembering the extraordinary life and career of Arnold Palmer.
The golfing great died yesterday from heart complications at the age of 87.
Palmer's style on the links elevated the game to new heights. He was also known as a golf course architect, and he designed courses all over the world including two in Wisconsin Geneva National in Lake Geneva and the Bog in Saukville.
The Bog was founded in 1995 it has been rated one of Wisconsin's best by golf digest.
CBS 58 spoke to Course President Mike Hammes.
He said Palmer was known for bringing golf to the masses and that spirit is evident in the design of this course.
“Given that we have five different tee boxes, you can get the average golfer, it's playable from all skills for the average golfer out there, or you can go back to the tips and you can stretch it and get the difficulty to the ways that the pros like it,” said Hamme.
He is also famous for a beverage...
If you order an Arnold Palmer at a course or tavern, you'll get half iced tea and half lemonade.