Palmer on the Appearance Fee Controversy

Fifty years ago, on a handshake deal with Arnold Palmer, the late Mark McCormack launched IMG, the first of the super sports agencies. So what does Palmer think of IMG’s thinly-disguised appearance fee plan?

“They said that in the letter?” Palmer said Thursday. “Who wrote the letter? That’s a surprise. That is unreal. That’s terrible.”

A story on the King’s reaction appeared in the Orlando Sentinel.

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