Posted: 6:06 am Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Tuesday Night was a big night for Florida Boy, Jake Owen. He was presented with the prestigious Arnie Award along side Payton Manning and Phil Mickelson as part of Golf Digest’s annual “Golfers Who Give Back” event during the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in California. This award is named after the late golfing legend Arnold Palmer and is given to to recognize golfers who give back. Previous celebrities who’ve been recognized include Stephen Curry, Michael Phelps, Morgan Freeman, and Michael J. Foxand Jake Owen said “I don’t do things for awards, but this is by far the most humbling thing I could ever achieve.” Owen’s parents, Steve and Mitzi Owen, were also in the audience for Tuesday night’s ceremony.