On This Date 6/18/1960

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Arnold Palmer, who began the final round seven strokes off the lead rallies to win the U.S. Open for the only time in his career.  Palmer shots a six-under-par 65 in the final 18 holes in the afternoon after a one-over 72 in the morning as the final two rounds were both held on the same day at Cherry Hills CC near Denver. Palmer with a -4 wins by two strokes over amateur Jack Nicklaus who finished had par 71 in the final round.

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