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Golfing great Arnold Palmer, who led 'Arnie's Army,' dies at 87
By Eric Beech and Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - Arnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and helped propel the game just as television was coming of age, died on Sunday at age 87, the U.S. Golf Association and golf media reported. "We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87," the USGA said on Twitter. Palmer, who posted 62 victories on the PGA Tour starting in 1955, died in Pittsburgh, near his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, golf media reported.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:45:34 -0400
Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:44:09 -0400
Beloved golf great Arnold Palmer dies at 87
Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch made him adored by a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army", died at the age of 87, the US Golf Association said. "We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87," the USGA said Sunday in a statement posted on Twitter.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:35:46 -0400
Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sprayed champagne and beer flooded the blue carpet in the Dodgers clubhouse. The stench of alcohol hung in the damp air. Wives, kids and a puppy were in on the party with music blaring.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:29:55 -0400
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