Beloved golf player Arnold Palmer passed away at the age of 87.
The seven-time major winner, whose eponymous beverage stands as an American classic, died on Sunday (Sept. 25, 2016) in Pittsburgh due to heart complications, according to Golfweek.
Us Weekly reports:
One of the most famous athletes in the world, he won 62 times on the PGA Tour and not only became an ambassador for his sport, but also was one of the first sports figures to endorse products, lending his name to everything from his famous namesake drink (a mix of iced tea and lemonade) to tractors.
Known simply as “The King,” he was one of three original inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame, a founding investor of The Golf Channel and ran an in-demand golf course design company.