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"Arnie and Jack" new book now published!

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My third book is about my life and times with two of the most iconic and memorable golfers of all time: Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.

I had the distinct pleasure of knowing both Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus quite well for the past 50 years, during which time I served as Commissioner of the LGPA, and also as Arnold Palmer's business advisor and partner at Bay Hill. I have what I believe is a unique and compelling understanding of both men, including their relationship with one another, both on and off the golf course. Please join me with "Arnie and Jack" as we relive the extraordinary life and times of these very special and iconic men, who transcended their sport as heroes and legends. Sincerely, Charlie Mechem 


There isn't a person, past or present, who knows more about Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, and the stories that took place between the two of us - an individually - than Charlie Mechem. The book you are about to read comes from one of the kindest, most sincere men I have ever met. Charlie's book is full of great stories and wisdom all delivered with his unshakeable wit, aplomb and class. I hope you enjoy it. Actually, I know you will enjoy it!!"

Jack Nicklaus




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“His collection here inspires you, makes you pause and think and even makes you laugh- thought provoking and entertaining. Thank you Charlie.”

-Jack Nicklaus, Golf Legend

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