By: Dylan Dethier February 22, 2021
Arnold Palmer at Pebble Beach, two weeks after making a 12 at Rancho Park’s 18th hole.
Sixty years and six miles away from this weekend’s Genesis Invitational, golf’s very best gathered to play the Los Angeles Open. Unlike today’s $9.3 million Riviera Country Club extravaganza, the tournament had no title sponsor, and pros played for the $45,000 purse at Rancho Park, a beloved L.A. muni.
Arnold Palmer, 31, entered the tournament as the natural favorite; he’d won the U.S.