Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Passes Away, Who Led Arnie’s Army, Dies At Age Of 87 Years :- The Sunday morning began with the sad news of passing of one of the greatest players of Golf, Arnold Palmer. The 87-year-old, Palmer drew a legion of fans known as “Arnie’s Army” and contributed a lot to the game of popularity. Palmer was considered to be the main reason behind the popularity of Golf in Television.
The USGA took the Twitter and gave condolences to the Palmer” We are deeply saddened by the news of the tragic death of Palmer. He was one of the greatest Ambassador of Golf game.” According to the reports, Palmer took his last breath in Pittsburgh, near his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Palmer was a champion with telly of 62 victories on the PGA Tour starting in 1955 and the most impressive thing about this legend was his humanity. It is said that Palmer never disappointed his fans as he used to wait for long hours to sign an autograph for his beloved fans and it is quite rare in the current crops of athletes.
Meanwhile, Palmer was born in Latrobe, on Sept. 10, 1929, at small industrial town east of Pittsburgh. A son of greenskeeper and he was introduced to Golf at the tender age of 4, and then, he developed his skills like none other than. Plamer started his professional golf in 1954 and retired in 2005.
He went the first golfer to have $1millions of income and was also a terrific businessman as he owned numbers of Golf courses. Although he left the planet his legacy will always be live as one of the legends of the Golf game.