There are multiple reports that golf legend Arnold Palmer passed away Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Golf Digest’s official account tweeted out just before 8:30 p.m. that the Palmer had passed away.
Arnold Palmer has passed away at 87 years old. Rest in peace, Arnie. You are forever a legend in golf and in life.
— Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) September 26, 2016
A source close to the family reportedly confirmed the news to Golfweek.
The United States Golf Association tweeted out:
“We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf’s great ambassador, at age 87.”
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
Palmer is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time.