PGA Tour pros do their best Arnold Palmer impressions
The PGA Tour is at Bay Hill this week for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the event named after and – until recently – hosted by the great Arnold Palmer.
Palmer is no longer with us, but the nice thing about Bay Hill is it gives the PGA Tour the opportunity to keep his memory alive.
This year, many of the golfers lined up to try and replicate Palmer’s signature ‘helicopter’ motion swing.
In case you’ve forgotten what Arnie’s swing looked like:
And here’s how the pros did:
— Adam Shadoff (@FOX35Adam) March 14, 2018
"Arnie was someone who inspired us to be better, and he still does." pic.twitter.com/M0eZxXM4pE
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 14, 2018
Pretty good, but no one will ever top the legend himself.
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