Arnold Palmer

Sep 10, 1929 – Sep 25, 2016 (Age 87)


September 10, 1929
September 25, 2016


Arnold Palmer, one of the American legends of professional golf, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Pittsburgh, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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Arnie won the 1954 US Amateur at Country Club of Detroit, and decided to turn pro afterward. He came back in 2004 for the Turning Point Invitational to help raise money for the Detroit Cornerstone Schools. Many former US Amateur winners came to honor Arnie and the charity, and included Phil Mickelson, Mark O’Meara, Lanny Watkins and others. As a former caddie then groundskeeper during college summers at the CCD, it’s special that “it all started” for Arnie there. I had the privilege of...

Arnold Palmer was a great golfer and won a lot of majors in golf and won the masters . RIP Arnold palmer.

Palmer's rise to superstardom wasn't hurt by his friendly good looks and folksy charm. In a sport often seen as elitist, Palmer was one of the first to bring a common man's touch to the green, attracting fans who loved dreaming that they, too, might rise to Palmer's heights. He wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth he learned at the knee of his dad, but not in an exclusive venue. Latrobe was a modest club, and Deacon Palmer was a self-made man who worked his way up from a...

Watching my first Bay Hill tournament without Arnold Palmer, I keep hearing all of the remarks from other golfers and they all bring tears to this old Marine it was because Arnold Palmer I started playing golf back in the sixties I grew to love this game I always dream of a foursome Arnold Jack Gary and myself I never got to meet Mr Palmer but I feel like I've known him all my life

Mr. Palmer was an inspiration to all who play the game and it was my good fortune to watch him play a practice round at Augusta National in 2001. What a thrill for me to see him in person. He is greatly missed.

Mr. Palmer,
I remember back when I was 4 yrs old sitting down with my Dad in front of our old black and white zenith TV. waiting for the Golf match to come on, you were one of my Dads favorite players, growing up with my father who loved to play I learned to love it as well. you Mr. Palmer became a big part of my family, the way you carried yourself, your demeanor, your honest straight forward way of looking at things, at life, you Mr. PALMER WERE LARGER THAN LIFE... YOU WERE A POSITIVE...

Loving & missing you !! Still !! Cherished ---

Lu Edwards

We never met but I feel like I have lost a friend.