Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies

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.

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How Arnold Palmer transformed golf

Arnold Palmer's first set of golf clubs were cut down from a tree by his father when he was 4 years old.

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Palmer changed the way sports stars make money

As well as a legendary golf swing, Arnold Palmer had a sharp mind for business.

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