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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.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Report: Arnold Palmer's Death Due to Heart Complications". Golf.com. September 26, 2016.