899: Charlie Mechem was the Commissioner of the LPGA, ran a broadcast company, and more importantly, was/is extremely close to both Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. He just wrote a book called “Arnie & Jack: Stories of My Long Friendship with Two Remarkable Men” and has a boat load of incredible stories to share about each man, their relationship on and off the course, their wives, and more. The book is available on Amazon at https://shorturl.at/yLR38
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