There is little doubt that one of the most popular figures in sports, not just in golf, is Arnold Palmer. Arnie’s Army, as the fans of Arnold are known, is made up of golfers, non golfers, men and women, and in every country in the world.
His fame is not only because of his success as a golfer, but for the way he treats fans and everyone he comes in contact with. Also his support of so many charitable causes, especially children’s hospitals, many which are named after the legend.
Today those in the golf world shared their love and best wishes for Arnie via social media. We picked just a few out of thousands found online to share with you.
Happy Birthday Arnie!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the King!!#ArnoldPalmer
— Trevor Immelman (@TrevorImmelman) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th Birthday, Arnold Palmer. Cheers! pic.twitter.com/Ewu8otKNEi
— SXM PGA TOUR Radio (@SiriusXMPGATOUR) September 10, 2016
"I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser." Happy Birthday to The King! pic.twitter.com/idaJqluxNs
— William Murray Golf (@WMurrayGolf) September 10, 2016
Happy Birthday to The King! https://t.co/PzJFEQKp13
— PGA of America (@pgaofamerica) September 10, 2016
Happy Birthday to Mr. Arnold Palmer. He is truly an icon for golf and a role model for everyone
— Tommy Gainey (@TwoGlovesGolf) September 10, 2016
— Pat Perez (@PatPerezGolf) September 10, 2016
Thanks Arnie for 25 years of friendship. Can't talk golf without thinking about the King. Happy 87th.
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) September 10, 2016
Wearing pink today in honor of The King!! Happy 87th AP!! #theking#palmerpink #API
— Brandt Snedeker (@BrandtSnedeker) September 10, 2016
Happy birthday to the King Mr Arnold Palmer… Have a wonderful day. Best wishes from the Poulter family. pic.twitter.com/lasF5fDcpS
— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) September 10, 2016
— Jeff Babineau (@GolfweekBabz) September 10, 2016
Happy Birthday to the King, Arnold Palmer ! pic.twitter.com/N3r4M7A0bd
— MyGolfDaily (@MyGolfDaily) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th birthday, Arnie! ??
The "Big Three" played in the first inaugural event at Firestone CC together in 1962 pic.twitter.com/9ZAplkctVi
— WGC_Bridgestone (@WGC_Bridgestone) September 10, 2016
Happy birthday to The King. pic.twitter.com/nb9cR00pBC
— SkratchTV (@skratchTV) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th birthday to "The King", Arnold Palmer! Thank you for all you have done for the game of golf!
— William McGirt (@WilliamMcGirt) September 10, 2016
Happy birthday to The King. Arnold Palmer pic.twitter.com/JBq78CNIt3
— Mark Immelman (@mark_immelman) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th birthday, Arnold Palmer!
— GOLF.com (@golf_com) September 10, 2016
— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th Arnie! You have been my friend and fellow competitor for almost 50 years. You are the… https://t.co/Avoa7jktT6
— Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) September 10, 2016
— Wake Forest Sports (@DemonDeacons) September 10, 2016
Best commercial Arnie ever made……
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 10, 2016
— Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th birthday to #TheKing, Arnold Palmer!
— Callaway Golf (@CallawayGolf) September 10, 2016
Happy 87th Birthday to great golf legend – Arnold Palmer – The King ??⛳️
Long live The King ?❤️? pic.twitter.com/sjPLhl2nZE
— Olivera Cejovic (@oliveracejovic) September 10, 2016
— On the Mark Radio (@OntheMarkRadio) September 10, 2016
Another year older, and still The King.
Happy 87th birthday, Arnold Palmer! pic.twitter.com/PnIHGj5toI
— USGA (@USGA) September 10, 2016
Deacs get a huge win and on the GOAT Arnold Palmer's birthday. Timing is everything. pic.twitter.com/4xBgwSCkdR
— Jenn Leser (@jennleser) September 10, 2016
Wake Forest beats Duke 24-14. Demon Deacons improve to 7-1 on games played on alum Arnold Palmer’s birthday
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) September 10, 2016
Happy Birthday Arnie! pic.twitter.com/MyLKvbjC7J
— Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) September 10, 2016
— Arnold Palmer Inv. (@APinv) September 10, 2016