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Arnold Palmer will always be remembered in Grand Forks

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That was Arnold Palmer speaking to a crowd in Grand Forks about the golf course he helped create known as King's Walk.

After the flood in 1997, Pete Lloyd who worked for Palmer at the time, informed him of the situation happening in Grand Forks.

Lloyd who had been born and raised here, heard about how the Lincoln Golf Course had to be cut down to nine holes and relayed that message to Palmer.

It was then, the King himself, flew a plane in to save the day and help create a course for the people of Grand Forks.

There is no doubt that he left his mark on not only this area for golf but on the golf world as a whole.

The King won 62 PGA Tour Titles and was a 7-time major champion.

No one questioned his talent on the course but it was his personality off the course that made him beloved by the world.