Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer has passed away. He was 87.
Besides being an iconic sportsman, the combo of iced tea and lemonade has been dubbed an Arnold Palmer.
Reports the New York Times:
Arnold Palmer, the champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, thrilling tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, attracted a following known as Arnie’s Army and made him one of the most popular athletes in the world, died on Sunday, according to a spokesman for his business enterprises. Palmer was 87.
The spokesman, Doc Giffin, said the cause of death was complications from heart problems. Paul Wood, a spokesman for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday evening at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh.
As for the Arnold Palmer, the proper recipe is two parts iced tea, one part lemonade.
Rest in power Arnold Palmer.
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