Monday, 26 September 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dead at age 87

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer has died. According to his family, Palmer died Sunday at his home in Pennsylvania. Arnold Palmer was a 7-time major championship winner and became the most beloved figure associated with the golf in the 60s. Arnold Palmer, was a champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, thrilling tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, attracted a following known as Arnie’s Army and made him one of the most popular athletes in the world.

A spokesman for his business enterprises, Doc Giffin, said the cause of death was complications from heart problems. Paul Wood, a spokesman for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday evening at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh.

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