Arnold Palmer
  • Faith: Catholic
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  September 10, 1929
  • Date of Death:  September 25, 2016

One of the greatest professional golfers in history, Arnold Palmer's career spanned more than six decades and 62 PGA Tour titles. Born in Pennsylvania to working-class parents, Palmer learned to play golf from his father, who was a greenskeeper at a country club. He attended college on a golf scholarship, but left to join the U.S. Coast Guard. After serving three years, he returned to civilian life and sold paint for a living. Palmer even met his first wife of 45 years on a golf course.

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