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In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend

Charismatic Palmer, who was popularly known as 'The King', accumulated 62 career victories on the PGA Tour including seven major championships

In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Arnold Palmer of USA waves to the crowd during practice at the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (David Cannon/ALLSPORT)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Arnold Palmer watches action on the 18th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard at Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 20, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Honorary Starters Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus of the United States wait on the first tee during the first round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Tiger Woods talks with Arnold Palmer prior to his practice round prior to the start of the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club on June 11, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Arnold Palmer looks on at the 1st hole during the final round of the 2007 Del Webb Father Son Challenge on the International Course at Champions Gate Golf Club, on December 2, 2007 in Champions Gate, Florida, (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
The stone at the point beside the fairway on the par 4, 16th hole where Arnold Palmer of the USA hit a memorable shot on his way to winning the 1961 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club venue for the 2008 Open Championship, on October 9, 2007 in Southport, England. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Golfing legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer of the USA share a joke during the US Masters on April 9, 1987 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
American golfer Arnold Palmer (left) and entertainer Bob Hope (1903 - 2003) examine a bent golf club during the filming of 'Call Me Bwana' at Denham, west London. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Tom Watson (L) and Arnold Palmer receive Honorary Degrees from Scotland's oldest university, University of St. Andrews prior to the 139th Open Championship on the Old Course, St Andrews on July 13, 2010 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Arnold Palmer of the United States sits with his wife Winnie during a ceremony in Palmer's honour as part of the designated Arnold Palmer Day at the 1995 US Masters Golf Championship at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia. (David Cannon/ALLSPORT)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
Arnold Palmer of the USA plays a shot during the British Open Golf Championship 1983 held at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club on July 17, 1983 in Southport, Lancashire, England. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Arnold Palmer - a golfing legend
US President Bill Clinton (L) talks with Arnold Palmer (R), captain of the United States Presidents Cup team, 13 September at the Presidents Cup golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virgina. The tournament continues through 15 September. (Jamal A. Wilson/AFP/Getty Images)