Golf Week: Golf’s most beloved figure, Arnold Palmer, dies at 87
Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major winner who brought golf to the masses and became the most beloved figure in the game, died Sunday in Pittsburgh from heart complications. He was 87.
Palmer, a native of Latrobe, Pa., had been admitted to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was scheduled to have heart surgery Monday, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Reaction poured in from “Arnie’s Army” of admirers in the world of golf.
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Update #1: Arnold Palmer obit: The King passes away at 87 (PGA)
Update #2: Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death Sunday (AP)
WNU Editor: Played a round of golf today .... probably the last time this year. It is fitting that I end this day with this post.