Golf world mourns the death of 'The King,' Arnold Palmer

Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler were among the hundreds of people that took to social media in response to the news of Arnold Palmer's death.

Legendary golfer died Sunday at the age of 87

American golfer Arnold Palmer, known as 'The King,' died on Sunday at the age of 87.

American golfer Arnold Palmer has died at the age of 87.

Palmer is remembered by the golf community for his unmatched character and his contributions to the sport. His death touched the hearts of some of today's best, including Tiger Woods, who reacted on social media. 

Athletes weren't the only ones deeply saddened by Palmer's death. 


A legend, the king of golf and the greatest of all time are just a few ways "Arnie's Army" are describing the man credited with making the sport popular for the masses. 

Although Palmer is most famously known for dominating the golf course, his legacy will continue on in other ways.

Sports fans walk around with heavy hearts today as two influential and well-respected athletes died.


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