Arnold Palmer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 10, 1929

Death Date

September 25, 2016

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Disease



The golfer Arnold Palmer died at the age of 87 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Championship PGA golfer known as The King. He won four Masters Tournaments from 1958 to 1964 as well as two Open Championships and the 1960 U.S. Open. He was named PGA Player of the Year in 1960 and 1962 and inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.

He was married to Winifred Walzer for 45 years. Following his wife’s death, he married Kathleen Gawthrop. He had two daughters named Peggy and Amy. His grandson, Sam Saunders, became a professional golfer.



“I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.” (Arnold Palmer)


“The road to success is always under construction.” (Arnold Palmer)


“Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment.” (Arnold Palmer)


“Golf challenges you mentally at any age, and when you become my age, it’s a challenge physically to try to make your game work as well as it ever did. That’s close to impossible, but that doesn’t keep you from trying to hit the ball where you used to hit it and make the putts you used to make all the time.” (Arnold Palmer)


“I never rooted against an opponent, but I never rooted for him either.” (Arnold Palmer)