Arnie's Army and golfers of all ages are mourning the loss of a legend.  Arnold Palmer, the king of golf passed away on Sunday at the age of 87. He died on Sunday evening at a Pittsburgh hospital awaiting cardiac surgery.  His influences in golf turned the sport from one restricted to country clubs to a past time that will forever be accessible to the masses. He was taught by his father picking up his first club at the age of 4.

The King Of Golf, Arnold Palmer Dead At 87 

Palmer started his professional career in 1954 after winning the United States Golf Association Amateur Championship and was the first person in history to make $1 Million playing golf. At the end of his professional golf career, Arnold Palmer won 90 tournaments. He was an active member of the community and focused most of his attention outside of golf on the health and future of today's youth.
Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children and Winnie Palmer's Hospital for Women and Babies named for his late wife provide amazing care to families on a daily basis. The Arnold Palmer Invitational raises funds to support The Arnie's Army Foundation focusing on a better tomorrow.  Arnold Palmer will be missed not only in the golf community but by the millions of lives he's touched through charitable giving.