(RELEASE) - This week’s national cover of Sports Illustrated features the late Arnold Palmer, with the cover line, “KING OF KINGS.” This marks the 12th time that the iconic professional golfer has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated.
SI senior writer Michael Bamberger writes an ode to "The King" and his legendary career, during which he won 62 times on the PGA Tour, 10 times on the senior tour and put the sport of golf on the map. Palmer passed away last Sunday at the age of 87.
Read SI senior writer Michael Bamberger’s obituary: "Arnold Palmer, Beloved Golf Legend and International Icon, Dead at 87” HERE.
See SI’s best photos of Arnold Palmer HERE.
Watch Golf.com look back on Palmer’s life HERE.
Read SI’s 1961 article on Sportsman of the Year Arnold Palmer HERE.