PITTSBURGH — Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh at the age of 87.
Palmer was an American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as “golf’s greatest ambassador.” He won several events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.
Palmer won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87. pic.twitter.com/iQmGtseNN1
— USGA (@USGA) September 26, 2016
— Brandt Snedeker (@BrandtSnedeker) September 26, 2016
Golf lost one of its greatest ambassadors tonight. Rest In Peace, Mr. Palmer. pic.twitter.com/Ql1tNq3bAH
— Jonathan Wall (@jonathanrwall) September 26, 2016