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Destiny in Detroit: when Arnold Palmer won the U.S. Amateur

The 1954 U.S. Amateur Championship was the denouement of Arnold Palmer’s amateur career. In hindsight, it was an achievement that ushered in golf’s modern era. Kingdom looks back on an historic week in Detroit

Selected

18 quotes from Arnold Palmer

It is hard to imagine there has ever been a golfer to whom people wanted to listen more than Arnold Palmer.
Here are some examples of Palmer’s sage advice and thoughts.

Features

Growing up with Arnold Palmer

Many know Arnold Palmer as the King, one of the greats. Dennis P. McIlnay was proud to call him a neighbor. Here, a privileged view of history from a former caddie and fellow Latrobe native

Still marching strong: Arnie’s Army

The Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation carries on the work that Palmer started, and there’s never been a better way to stay engaged with the man who gave so much to golf—and to life

Arnold Palmer: An eye for design

Arnold Palmer’s career as a course designer was every bit as spectacular as his career as a golfer. Except in design he won every time...

Arnold Palmer & the 1960 U.S. Open

Fresh from claiming his second Green Jacket at the 1960 Masters, Arnold Palmer won the U.S. Open after starting his final round seven shots behind

A Life Well Played: My Stories

"A Life Well played: My Stories" is the title of Arnold Palmer’s last book, written in 2015 and 2016 and published in October. Respected golf writer Dave Shedloski was trusted with putting Palmer’s thoughts and anecdotes onto the pages

In Good Times & Bad

Marino Parascenzo covered golf for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for more than 30 years. Here he gives Kingdom an insight into what it was like to cover Western Pennsylvania’s golfing hero—Arnold Palmer.

Treasured Times

For all of us at Kingdom it was the greatest privilege to work with Arnold Palmer.

Arnold Palmer: Irreplaceable

Since the loss of Arnold Palmer on September 25, the outpouring of heartfelt tear-stained tributes has provided a vivid reflection of the powerful sentiments felt for Palmer around the world.

Arnold & Jerry Palmer: brotherly love

Jerry Palmer, the younger brother of Arnold, died on November 19 at the age of 72, less than two months after the loss of his brother. Here is a heart-warming feature on honest, straightforward brotherly love that was first published in Kingdom magazine in 2007

Arnold Palmer: A Remarkable Life

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.

Carson Daly

One of the most recognizable voices and faces in American media today, Carson Daly picked up a club long before he sat in front of a microphone.

Celebrity

Lagavulin: Sipping by the bay

Lagavulin single malts are among the most sought after whiskies in production today and 2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the famous old label from Islay

Travel

Six Things Your Pro Hates About You

The golfing customer is always right, right? Sports journalist and current golf pro, Joe Buttitta, tells you 6 things as they really are, plus one other

Atlantic Crossing

Advertisement Arnold Palmer crossed continents and oceans to showcase his playing and course-design skills. A favorite stop: the British Isles, which Palmer loved for its fans and for its legacy with the game. Without question, the affection was mutual, as Paul Trow writes. A new chapter in the history of golf was written in 1960 […]