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.
We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87. pic.twitter.com/iQmGtseNN1— USGA (@USGA) September 26, 2016
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.
Thanks Arnold for your friendship, counsel and a lot of laughs. Your philanthropy and humility are part of your legend.— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) September 26, 2016
(2/2) It’s hard to imagine golf without you or anyone more important to the game than the King.— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) September 26, 2016