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Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

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Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

The son of a Pennsylvania golf-course greens keeper, Arnold Palmer slashed his way through what had been a rich man's sport with an ungainly, corkscrew swing once likened to wrestling a snake.

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Topgolf offers swinging good time for all abilities

If you're ever torn between going out on a Friday night and hitting a bucket of balls at a local driving range or going out with your family or friends for food and drinks, Topgolf in Roseville offers both. The new golf entertainment center off Highway 65 that opens Sept. 2, 2016, is one of many opening around the nation. Topgolf has more than 100 climate-controlled bays that tracks each golfer's shot for accuracy and distance using golf balls with computer microchips. With music, food and a nightclub atmosphere, Topgolf is geared for non-golfers as much as it is for professionals.
Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
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