Arnold Palmer says if you can’t read it, why write it?
Can’t read the scribble on that trading card, ball, jersey or photograph? You’re not alone.
Sloppy sigs are getting to be a habit as players try to get through autograph sessions as fast as they can. Sometimes it isn’t easy, especially if an athlete is on the go–or beseiged by dozens of people with Sharpies and ballpoint pens. But older athletes didn’t seem to have trouble writing legibly. Arnold Palmer has signed more golf balls, scorecards and pictures than any man should have to, but Arnie–even in his 70s–tries to write like his teacher told him.
At a news conference before the tournament he hosts, one of golf’s greats talked about the topic.