He learned golf from his father, who had suffered from polio at a young age and was head professional and greenskeeper at Latrobe Country Club, which allowed young Arnold to accompany his father as he maintained the course.
And women, by nature are completely helpless in such circumstances.
Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player were "The Big Three" in golf during the 1960s; they are widely credited with popularizing and commercializing the sport around the world.
In a career that spanned more than six decades, he won 62 PGA Tour titles from 1955 to 1973, placing him at that time behind only Sam Snead and Ben Hogan, and still fifth on the Tour's all-time victory list.
However, despite the fact that their own relationship came to an end, Kym has now revealed that Jack has maintained a brilliant relationship with her daughter, Emilie (born 1997), and son, David (born 1995). magazine about his relationship with his step-children, Kym said: "He was in their lives for 7 years and he's known Emilie since she was 3, so he was a big part of their younger years.
"They didn't have contact for a while but Jack got in touch and opened up the lines of communication again, which I think is lovely." The 39-year-old went on to explain that Jack, who recently became associate director of theatre production The Full Monty, invited his former step kids to see the show.