9/10/1929 - 9/25/2016
Coast Guard Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Arnold Palmer
Arnold Palmer, one of the American legends of professional golf, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Pittsburgh, according to multiple news sources. He was 87.
Palmer won 62 titles on the PGA Tour between 1955 and 1973. Part of the “Big Three” alongside Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, he helped popularize and commercialize professional golf as a televised sport.
Born Sept. 10, 1929, in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Palmer learned the game from his father, Milfred "Deacon" Palmer, who was head...