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Golf Channel covers 'Arnie,' from tea to greens

Jack Nicklaus, left, and Arnold Palmer touch fists

(Credit: AP / David J. Phillip)

“Arnie,” a three-part series about guess-who that premieres on Golf Channel at 10 p.m. Sunday night, is an impressively ambitious undertaking that involved more than 100 interviews and a trove of cool video images.

Part I focuses on his childhood, his family life, his pioneering role in sports business and marketing, and his relationships with Jack Nicklaus and his fans. Part II gets down...

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It's golf season! In Hawaii...

Lindsey Vonn is flanked by her boyfriend Tiger

(Credit: AP)

Rarely do I read or write about golf in January, but rarely at my house do temperatures fall below zero, providing a frosty glaze to the fallen snow.

So to warm myself up I read a 9,960-word transcript from NBC and Golf Channel in which Johnny Miller, Frank Nobilo and Mark Rolfing discussed the weekend’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui and the rest of 2014.

Naturally, the subject...

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