A Legend. An Icon. A King.
The golf world was shaken on Sunday with the news that the great Arnold Palmer passed away at the age of 87. The 7-time major champion and World Golf Hall-of-Fame member was one of the most respected athletes of all time and had an impact on golfers all over the world.
Callaway CEO, Chip Brewer, had these words to say about The King…
Seemingly everyone took to social media to pay their respects. Here are a few…
There will never be another like him. The King. pic.twitter.com/WYJN8D0mFt
— Harry Arnett (@HarryArnettCG) September 26, 2016
We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf's greatest ambassador, at age 87. pic.twitter.com/iQmGtseNN1
— USGA (@USGA) September 26, 2016
Arnold Palmer has died at 87. He helped bring the sport of golf (and a drink) to the masses.https://t.co/nevHEVp8fo
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 26, 2016
— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) September 26, 2016
We'll be having an Arnold Palmer for The King tonight. pic.twitter.com/1VhpxS3PA3
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 26, 2016
We'll miss you, Arnie. pic.twitter.com/b2LUodIfne
— Chad Coleman (@HashtagChad) September 26, 2016
R.I.P. Arnold Palmer: The day we've all dreaded in golf has come https://t.co/9ziLKIBB3w
— Geoff Shackelford (@GeoffShac) September 26, 2016
Arnold Palmer was the epitome of cool. RIP you legend⛳️ https://t.co/N5xZVdeFQY
— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) September 26, 2016
Back in June, we had the privilege of touring Arnold’s historic office and warehouse with his longtime assistant Doc Giffin. It was so fascinating we knew we had to share it with golfers everywhere (you can check it out below).
And in 2014, Harry Arnett extracted some amazing stories from Arnold for an exclusive 3-part series of Callaway Talks…
We're honored to sit down for an exclusive Callaway Talks series with The King, Mr. Arnold Palmer. In Part 1, Mr. Palmer shares his thoug...
Part 2 of our exclusive Callaway Talks with Arnold Palmer continues. Listen in as Mr. Palmer reflects on his friendship with Ely Callaway...
In Part 3 of our exclusive Callaway Talks Series, Arnold Palmer remembers the original Big Bertha, discusses what he looks for in a drive...
Rest in piece, Arnie. We’ll never forget you.