Arnold Palmer

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Palmer in September 2009

Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer. He won many events in PGA and Champions Tours[1] dating back to 1955. These included winning the Masters Tournament, the U.S. Open, and The Open Championship.

Palmer was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.[1] He studied at Wake Forest College.

Palmer died at a hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 25, 2016, aged 87.[2] He died from complications of heart problems while awaiting for heart surgery.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arnold Palmer Official profile". PGATour.com. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. Doug Ferguson (September 25, 2016). "Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses". Retrieved September 25, 2016. 
  3. "Report: Arnold Palmer's Death Due to Heart Complications". Golf.com. September 26, 2016.