US golfer Arnold Palmer, viewed as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history, has died at the age of 87.
Palmer died at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was undergoing heart test.The United States Golf Association also confirmed his death in a tweet calling him “golf’s greatest ambassador.
During a long career he won more than 90 tournaments worldwide, including seven majors.
Palmer was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in 1929. He was one of golf’s most dominant players in the late 1950s and early 1960s, winning seven major titles over seven seasons and notched up 62 PGA Tour wins