WATCH: Travel back over half a century to see Arnold Palmer winning golf's iconic tournaments

'The King' won four Masters

BY Raf Diallo 16:48 Monday 26 September 2016, 16:48 26 Sep 2016

Arnold Palmer, right, slips into his green jacket with help from Jack Nicklaus after winning his fourth Masters golf championship in this April 12, 1964 file photo in Augusta, Ga. When Palmer first played in the Masters, he tied for 10th with Byron Nelson. The King bids farewell Friday, April 12, 2002, at Augusta National, an 18-hole journey packed with emotion and memories. (AP Photo/File)

In his ultra-successful pro golf career, Arnold Palmer was a regular winner of the sport's majors.

Six of those victories came in the 1960s, although the first of The King's four Masters triumphs date all the way back to 1958.

Palmer, who has passed away at the age of 87, also won the British Open twice as well as the 1960 US Open.

Those British Open wins came back-to-back in 1961 and 1962 and here is classic footage of the first one which took place at  Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

The Masters was where he really left his mark with four victories at the iconic Augusta course putting him joint-second with Tiger Woods on the all-time list behind Jack Nicklaus.

The 1964 Masters was his final major win and it was won in style by a five-shot margin ahead of Nicklaus and Dave Marr.

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