Arnold Palmer makes a grand entrance
Courtesy Cori Britt's Twitter
Arnold Palmer is beloved the world over, but certainly the folks at Wake Forest University have a special affection for "The King." Palmer first became a golf star while a student at Wake Forest and has been a proud ambassador of the school ever since. The love affair between the two continued on Saturday as Palmer, in town for an unveiling of a statue in his honor on campus, was on hand to watch Demon Deacons take on Maryland.
But Palmer didn't just come to the game and cheer. He drew one of the loudest cheers as he entered in a fashion befitting The King.
Palmer won the NCAA individual titles in 1949 and 1950 while at the school won the first ACC title in 1953. Palmer also helped redesign the state-of-the-art Arnold Palmer Golf Complex in 2010.
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