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The Classic Palmer, A Timeless Classic

A UNIQUE GLIMPSE AT THE KING’S SPECTACULAR LIFE AND CAREER

Over a more than 50-year career, Arnold Palmer amassed a truly impressive golf record—92 worldwide titles, four Masters championships, a U.S. Open crown, 62 wins on the PGA Tour, and back-to-back British Open victories. Easily golf’s most beloved icon, Palmer became known for his interaction with fans; he never rejected a chance to sign an autograph, do an interview, or spend time with a sponsor.

The Classic Palmer book was originally published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang in 2012, but remains a timeless classic. It brings together the research of bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein, who gives keen insights into each decade of Palmer’s life and career, and 50 rich photographs of Walter Iooss, who includes classic Palmer moments, on and off the green. The spectacular images capture Palmer in his prime, and include moments between Palmer and historical figures such as Dwight Eisenhower—with whom he golfed frequently—as well as other golf champions such as his rival, Jack Nicklaus. With moving biographical content and vivid photos, this portable companion is the perfect gift for any golf fan.

The author, John Feinstein is a bestselling sportswriter and columnist for the Washington Post, Golf World, and Golf Digest and a frequent commentator on the Golf Channel. The photographer, Walter Iooss has worked extensively for Sports Illustrated magazine, photographing more than 300 of its covers. He’s the photographer of bestseller Rare Air and Abrams’ Classic Baseball and Classic Golf. Stewart, Tabori & Chang a division of Abrams publishers have uniquely combine the talents of these two master sports journalists to create a spectacular book, artfully chronicling the career of one of golf’s greatest hero.

PHOTOS: WALTER IOOSS | COURTESY OF ABRAMS | FIND OUT MORE THE CLASSIC PALMER AT ABRAMSBOOKS.COM

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