Saturday, March 9th, 2013

 

Hall of Fame greens superintendent

David Stone

David Stone came under golf’s spell in the usual way for a young boy growing up in the early 1960s. He was a full-fledged member of Arnie’s Army, recruited by the swashbuckling Arnold Palmer, the everyman’s champion who always put on a show—whether he won major championships or lost them—drawing untold millions to the game in his wake. But Stone was a bit different than the typical Palmer foot soldier. Yes, Palmer’s allure attracted him to golf, but Stone, who grew up on a farm 70 miles south of Nashville,Read More