Golf Legendary Icon: Latrobe Native Arnold Palmer Dead at 87 in Pittsburgh
Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer aged 87, passed away in Pittsburgh. Palmer is an American professional golfer, who considered as the greatest players of all time in the golf history. He has won a thick number of events on both PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dated back to 1955.
Palmer was one of the first Superstar at the TV age and was like a sports world which people had never seen before. Daniel Palmer praised as a role model, an icon, gentlemen at all time. Palmer had won Seven Majors and 62 PGA Tours in his lengthy legendary career.
Arnold Daniel Palmer left his last breath on Sunday afternoon, September 25th, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. He has been undergoing some heart tests(cardiovascular) since Thursday, and he has weakened his health for last few days.
Palmer’s death was confirmed by Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, to the Media.
Palmer awarded Presidential “Medal of Freedom” by former President George Bush. Arnold began playing golf when he was 3 years. King of Golf, honoured like no another in the history. He is also a Philanthropist and successful business person.
Palmer born to Doris (Morrison) and Milfred Jerome – “Deacon’ Palmer on 10 Sept 1929 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and he was the elder of four children. Palmer has turned as a professional golfer in 1954 and waived his retirement in the year 2006.
There were signs that Palmer’s health was going down since several years besides he seems to be ok. He took on new poignancy last spring which would prove to be his last. As spotted he was not seen attending some important ceremonies in the past years. His contribution and love to the sport and the desire to out be all apparent.
Palmer has a diehard fan base from the late 50s and 60s earning a name the moniker “Arnie’s Army.” Palmer was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2012.
“King of Golf” was given tribute by pouring love and respects to this great golfer on social media including from his long-time friend Jack Nicklaus, fans paying him respects, saying goodbyes.
Best Quotes of “Golf King” Arnold Palmer
What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.
I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone’s golf game: it’s called an eraser.
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.
You must play boldly to win.