Sunday, September 25, 2016

Arnold Palmer Passed Away!

The legendary golfer Arnold Palmer passed away.

Golf legend and tea afficandino Arnold Palmer passed away. He is the legend of the game.

Arnie was considered the best of the best. He was the greatest player in the history of golf. He passed away in Pittsburgh tonight. He was 87 years old.

Palmer was known as "The King" of golf. The most recognizable faces in golf. Palmer won his first Masters Tournament in 1958, followed by three further wins in 1960s.

His agent, Alastair Johnston said that Arnie passed away from a heart attack. He was admitted to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian when he passed away.

Doc Griffin told ESPN that he was sadden by the lost of the legend. "I'm just so heartbroken about it. As much as Arnold Palmer meant to the world, he meant that much and more to me."

United States Gold Association issued a presser.
Arnold Palmer with lifelong friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
"We are deeply sadden by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador. Arnold Palmer will always be a champion, in every sense of the word, He inspired generations to love golf by sharing his competitive spirit, displaying sportsmanship, caring for golfers and golf fans, and serving as a lifelong ambassador for the sport. Our stories of him not only fill the pages of golf's history books and the walls of the [USGA] museum, but also our own personal golf memories. The game is indeed better because of him, and in so many ways, will never be the same."

Perhaps is the most memorable of Arnold Palmer was the rivalries from Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. They were known as the "BIG THREE" in the golf community.

They won seven straight Masters titles among them from 1960 to 1966 and hit ceremonial tee shots together at the Augusta National to signal the start of the year's first major. Palmer hits his first ceremonial tee in 2007; Nicklaus joined him in 2010, and Player was added in 2012.

He will be missed among the golf community.

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