3. Arnold Palmer
One of the most respected names in the game of golf, not only among the fans but among the players too. Arnold Palmer has won 62 PGA titles in which 7 majors are included. He was awarded ‘PGA Tour Player of the year’ twice in his illustrious career.
Without any single doubt in mind on why he was called ‘The King’ by the fans. In the year 1960 he was also awarded ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and was featured on the cover page of the Sports Illustrated magazine.
Half lemonade, half iced tea and a major PGA golfing tournament are also named after ‘Arnold Palmer’.