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Palmer won 95 professional golf tournaments, but more important were the millions of fans and new players he won over to the game.

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer remembered for much more than his tournament wins

Palmer won 95 professional golf tournaments, but more important were the millions of fans and new players he won over to the game.

Watch: Rory McIlroy sinks monster $16m putt on fourth playoff hole to clinch FedEx Cup

After holing a 138m eagle earlier on, the Northern Irishman came up huge with the Tour Championship's finalshot.

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Arnold Palmer won seven majors between 1958 and 1964, and won the Masters four times.

Flashback: Arnold Palmer wins 1964 Masters, gets Green Jacket from Jack Nicklaus

Arnold Palmer won seven majors between 1958 and 1964, and won the Masters four times.

Golfing great Arnold Palmer dies aged 87

Palmer won seven majors, including the Masters four times, and 62 events on the PGA Tour.

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 23:  Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson leads by one stroke at PGA Tour Championship

Johnson powered his way down the fairways and occasionally out of the brutal rough at East Lake today for a 3-under 67.

Ko secures prestigious Annika Major award despite poor finish at Evian Championship

The award is given to the player with the best combined record at all five majors for the year.

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 17:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a shot during the third round of The Evian Championship on September 17, 2016 in Evian-les-Bains, France.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko well off the pace after poor third round at Evian Championship

Ko had a terrible day, making six bogeys in a 4-over 75, and was 19 shots behind leader In Gee Chun in a tie for 36th.

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 16:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a shot during the second round of The Evian Championship on September 16, 2016 in Evian-les-Bains, France.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko off the pace at Evian Championship

In Gee Chun posted a 5-under round of 66 to take a two-shot lead at the Evian Championship today, keeping the 22-year-old South Korean on course for the second major of her career.

Lydia Ko's Evian Championship defence off to shaky start

The World number one sits tied for 28th after the first round of play.

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The Kiwi golfer sat down with ONE News reporter Andrew Morrison to talk about his new life and Spain and the possibility of playing again.

'I'll join the seniors tour when I'm 50' - Michael Campbell plotting golf comeback

The former New Zealand number one has admitted a comeback could be on the cards.

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The Kiwi golfer sat down with ONE News reporter Andrew Morrison to talk about his new life and Spain and the possibility of playing again.

Exclusive: Life after golf with former US Open winner Michael Campbell

The Kiwi golfer sat down with ONE News reporter Andrew Morrison to talk about his new life and Spain and the possibility of playing again.

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko returns to scene of famous first major triumph

The World number one will play at the Evian Resort Golf club, a year on from her maiden major championship triumph.

Seen this before? Tiger Woods attempts yet another comeback

The former world No 1 hasn't played for a year due to back troubles.

Lydia Ko blitzes field to rocket into Canadian Open contention

The World No 1 had a remarkable third round of eight under par.

Lydia Ko recovers to make the cut at the Canadian Open

A strong finish saw the world No 1 sit in a tie for 43rd position.

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn hits from the tee

Ariya Jutanugarn blows away Lydia and co away at Canadian Open

Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the Canadian Pacific Women's Open

Jason Day struggles for consistency in US PGA Tour Playoffs

The world number one has lost the lead in what has bee a see-saw day at The Barclays.

'It was a dramatic finish' - composed Lydia Ko on clutch putt for Olympic silver

Ko's putting woes disappeared on the final dramatic hole.

From left to right, silver medalist, Lydia Ko of New Zealand, gold medalist Inbee Park of South Korea, and bronze medalist Shanshan Feng of China.

Lydia Ko wins silver, NZ's 17th Olympic medal

The 19-year-old has become New Zealand's youngest ever female Olympic medallist

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Gregg Thorpe only left the course for a moment, but when he returned, the golf world was once again hailing the young Kiwi superstar.

'I missed it!' – why did Lydia's Ko high performance manager miss her hole in one?

Gregg Thorpe only left the course for a moment, but when he returned, the golf world was once again hailing the young Kiwi superstar.

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Lydia Ko isn't worried about New Zealand's medal tally and doesn't feel the pressure to perform as she makes her Olympic debut.

'I wonder what it's like to stand on that podium and hold a medal' - Lydia Ko giddy about Olympic prospects

Ko decided not to stay in the athletes' village, but seems delighted to be in Brazil.

Danny Lee of New Zealand at Olympic Games.

Lee and Fox fade as final round of Olympic golf tournament heats up

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are battling for gold.

Danny Lee of New Zealand at Olympic Games.

Birdie, birdie, birdie, birdie! Danny Lee roars into Rio medal contention

A second round stunner has put Kiwi Lee in the medal hunt.

Danny Lee of New Zealand at Olympic Games.

Putting woes haunt Danny Lee at Olympic opening round

Lee shot an opening one-over 72 to be 34th in the 60-man field. Ryan Fox is 17th.

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NZ golfer Fox won his second career title on the second tier European tour today and is now heading to the Rio Games with real confidence.

Record equalling Ryan Fox sensationally storms home in Northern Ireland

A course record score saw the Kiwi No.2 cruise to the four shot victory.

Danny Lee makes the cut after second round recovery

NZ no.1 shoots even par 70 in New Jersey.

Kiwi golfing champ says New Zealand's Olympic campaign is her main priority in 2016.

Lydia Ko rallies to make the cut at the British Open

World no.1 carded a two under 70 to sneak through to the third round.

Danny Lee

Danny Lee's strong finish puts him in contention at US PGA Championship

NZ golfer Danny Lee is in good shape after the opening round in New Jersey.

Lydia Ko struggles in opening round at British Open

The world No 1 sits 10 shots off the lead after the first 18 holes.

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