Arnold Palmer, regarded as one of the greatest in golf history, has passed away at age 87. The seven-time majors champion passed away Sunday night at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hospital, according to his management company.

Palmer won more than 90 golf tournaments, including the Masters four times, the U.S. Open in 1960, and the British Open in 1961 and 1962.

Palmer became the first person to make $1 million playing golf.

Palmer is predeceased by his first wife, Winnie, and survived by his second wife, kit; his daughters, Amy (Roy) Saunders and Peggy (Stewart) Bryan; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; his brother, Jerry, and sisters, Sandra Sarni and Lois “Cheech” Tilly.

Details on the memorial service and burial will be shared at a later date.

Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation has been entrusted to continue Palmer’s philanthropic legacy. Visit www.ArniesArmy.org to share your Arnold Palmer story and join Arnie’s Army to march toward a better tomorrow.

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