According to his website, www.arnoldpalmer.com, legendary golfer Arnold Palmer is on the mend after successful pacemaker implant surgery today.
The statement, posted at 2:34 p.m., read:
Arnold Palmer had successful pacemaker implant surgery today at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh to correct an abnormal heartbeat. He will remain in the hospital for observation overnight and is expected to be released Tuesday.
Good news for the King -- a seven-time major champion and arguably the game's greatest ambassador (Check out this story of a letter he sent a recent high-school graduate for one small example).