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Earning Our Wings: 50 issues of Kingdom magazine

50 editions of Kingdom magazine, 16 years of publishing, 10,000 pages to read. This is the story of how Kingdom magazine got off the ground

Selected

Arnie & Jack: Friends & Rivals

Having turned 80 in January, the great Jack Nicklaus spoke to Kingdom about his friendship and rivalry with Arnold Palmer, which ham and egged for more than six decades

Features

Why do we golf?

Is it the fun-horrible fashions we get to wear? The visors? Addiction, obsession, the pursuit of perfection...? Here, two philosophy professors indulge Kingdom’s existential questions and offer insights on why we torture ourselves.

Remembering the King: Arnold Palmer

Even if he’d never picked up a golf club, Arnold Palmer was destined to be known, such were the multiplicity and variety of his achievements. Ultimately – and four years since Palmer passed away – it is no exaggeration to call him a legend More than an understatement, it is woefully inaccurate to characterize Arnold […]

Arnold Palmer: Made for Television

Doc Giffin worked as a reporter on the Pittsburgh Press newspaper and as press secretary for the PGA Tour before accepting the role as Assistant to Arnold Palmer in 1966. Here Giffin reflects on Palmer’s natural flair and inimitable manner in dealing with the media

The Boys from Ballyboden

There is only one high school that has produced two Ryder Cup captains, the Colaiste Eanna Christian Brothers School in Ballyboden, Dublin. The two golfers are Paul McGinley and Padraig Harrington and they both spoke to Robin Barwick.

Pro

The putting line

Putting is a confluence of art, science and fortitude, but a successful putting stroke is as elusive as it is prized, no matter how much time and money golfers spend on it

Arnold Palmer & his Putters

There were many times Arnold Palmer thought he had found the ideal putter—it just needed a little grinding, maybe a new grip. Palmer was never slow to tighten his workshop vice around the neck of a new flat-faced stick

100 Years of Latrobe Country Club

The touches of the caring hands of three generations of the Palmer family permeate the history of Latrobe Country Club as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020

Women on Course

In 2005 Donna Hoffman launched Women on Course and quickly grew the organization into a game-changer for getting women into golf.

Road Trips

Top down, pedal down. America might not have invented roads, but it’s fair to say she invented road trips. Here, the editor checks the mirror to see how we got rolling

Travel

Cinderella of San Francisco

Only 22 years ago, TPC Harding Park was such a poor cousin to The Olympic Club that the Harding Park golf course was used as a parking lot when Olympic hosted the U.S. Open. Now however, Harding Park is embarking on a majors heritage of a different kind.

Travel

Highland Tiki

While rum is the spirit most associated with tropical “tiki” drinks, Scotch has a lot to offer the genre.

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