Golfing legend Arnold Palmer speaks after receiving the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on September 12, 2012 in Washington, DC (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Golf legend Arnold Palmer is the latest recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal. House Speaker John Boehner and other members of Congress presented him with the medal Wednesday at the Capitol.
Palmer was recognized for his contributions to the game of golf and his humanitarianism.
He's one of six athletes to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.
(Photos by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)