Arnold Palmer to play in Quail Hollow pro-am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Arnold Palmer will play in the Wells Fargo Championship pro-am on May 4 and be paired with his grandson.

The tournament announced Monday that Palmer will play with Sam Saunders, who is getting a sponsor exemption to play in the PGA Tour event at Quail Hollow. Club president Johnny Harris will complete the threesome.

The 81-year-old Palmer won 62 times on the PGA Tour, including seven major championships. He helped oversee the modification of several holes at Quail Hollow in 1986.

His namesake event, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, is played every March at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla.

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