Legendary Pro Golfer Arnold Palmer died at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, where he had been since Thursday undergoing heart tests. is regarded as one of the greatest players in professional golf history and began playing at the age of 3.
Palmer’s flair for the dramatic introduced the elitist world of golf to a blue collar audience. With a wagonload of trophies, he now receives an honor like no other. Palmer drew thousands of fans to the game of golf in the 50s and 60s, as his rabid fan base earned the moniker “Arnie’s Army.” He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2012.