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Arnold Palmer To Collect Congressional Gold Medal
By Kickntrue on 9/30/09
I don't know what it means to receive a Congressional Gold Medal from the President of the USA, but I'm sure it's impressive.
Palmer said Tuesday that he has been selected to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, an honor that has been around since the American Revolution and recognizes distinguished achievements and contributions.


Palmer is the second golfer to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, which must be co-sponsored by two-thirds of the House and Senate. Byron Nelson received the medal short after his death in 2006. The medal has been presented 141 times, the first one to George Washington in 1776.
Oh- I guess that is a big deal! Very cool.

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