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Check out the telegram Arnold Palmer sent Jack Nicklaus when he won the 1986 Masters

September 27, 2016

The world is still mourning the death of Arnold Palmer, but if there's a silver lining, it's all the fantastic tributes that have been pouring in for the legend. In particular, longtime friend and rival Jack Nicklaus has shared some great stuff. First, there were these heartfelt words:

Then this gem of the two dancing cheek-to-cheek with Jack wearing a wig:

And on Tuesday, Nicklaus posted a photo of the telegram Palmer sent him after he won the 1986 Masters at 46. Yes, a telegram. We didn't always have smartphones and Instagram, you know.

"P.S. Do you think there's a chance for a 56 year old?" Classic.