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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

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

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 […]

Features

A Man of Words: Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz is a pretty good golfer but put him in the broadcast booth and he shoots under par every time. The voice of the Super Bowl and the Masters on CBS spoke to Robin Barwick

Celebrity

Arnold Palmer: The King of Clubs

At the last count we believe Arnold Palmer was a member at 76 golf clubs around the world. 76. Palmer’s former personal assistant Doc Giffin recalls some of Palmer’s most notable affiliations

Travel

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

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

Two Ways West: Cali golf & wine

California golf and wine each stand alone, but we quite like enjoying them together—if not at the same time, exactly. Focusing on the regions in which both first appeared in the state, here are just a few of our favorite places to “sip & swing”

Travel

Savannah

Savannah is one of America’s most charming cities. It began as a utopian ideal, quickly entered a monstrous period of success as a center of the slave trade, and then suffered the consequences of the Civil War. Savannah carries all of that in its soul today

Travel

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.

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

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