The man known as ‘The King of Golf’ – Arnold Palmer has passed away at the age of 87 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Best known for bringing the sport of golf to the masses on television with rivalries with fellow golfing greats Jack Nicklaus & Gary Player, Palmer also cemented himself in pop culture by creating the popular beverage of iced tea & lemonade AKA ‘an Arnold Palmer’.
Palmer is survived by his second wife Kathleen, two daughters & six grandchildren.
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