Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death Sunday
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Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses
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Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game
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Arnold Palmer remembered as 'King of the fairways'(Reuters) - Following is reaction to the death of golfing great Arnold Palmer on Sunday: JACK NICKLAUS, LONGTIME FRIEND AND RIVAL "Arnold transcended the game of golf. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport. Thanks for the memories, Arnold." GEORGE W. BUSH, FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT "For all who love the game of golf and love to see it played, there has never been a sight quite like Arnold Palmer walking down the fairway toward the 18th green.