Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer gives a thumbs up before the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Arnold Palmer gives a thumbs up before the ceremonial first tee before the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Legendary gold legend, Arnold Palmer, has passed away at the age of 87 due to heart problems

The United States Golf Association, noting Palmer as “golf’s greatest ambassador” tweeted about his death on Sunday.

Palmer, who the famous iced tea-lemonade combination drink was named after, leaves behind a legacy.

He won multiple golf championships, including four Masters Tournaments (1958, 1960, 1962, and 1964).

Many have taken to twitter to express their grief over Palmer’s death such as professional golfers Rickie Fowler and Tiger Woods.

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