Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer Shoes | Puma Tribute
Posted at March 12, 2018
PUMA Golf have just revealed a series of charitable initiatives in support of the Arnie's Army foundation with several special edition, custom-made Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer shoes ready for auction during the AP Invitational 2018.
Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer Shoes
During the week of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in March 2018, PUMA Golf and Rickie Fowler will partner up with Arnie's Army to pay tribute to The King in the most special way possible.
In similar fashion to last year, Rickie Fowler will celebrate the life and career of Arnold Palmer through wearing a unique pair of hi-top golf shoes which have been custom made for the occasion. Only two pairs have been produced; one worn during tournament play at Bay Hill and the other personally signed by Rickie himself, ready to be included in a fundraising giveaway for golf fans worldwide.
Designed in collaboration with Nomad Customs, the Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer hi-top golf shoes will be the headline act in the sweepstake, though PUMA Golf have significantly upped the ante this time around in a bid to raise even more than the $25,300 raised last year.
Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer | Sweepstake
In addition to the autographed hi-top golf shoes, fans worldwide will also have several other opportunities to win a piece of other limited edition PUMA merchandise through making a donation to Arnie's Army.
Also included in the sweepstakes will be 62 pairs of limited edition PUMA Ignite PWRADAPT golf shoes, while fans also have the chance of winning one of the 175 limited edition snapback caps which have also been produced. The caps depict a silhouette of a young Arnold Palmer with special embroidery highlighting each year in which Palmer won on the PGA Tour (and the number of times won that year).
You can enter the sweepstake by clicking here and making a donation to Arnie's Army - closing at midnight ET on 22nd of March, 2018.
Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer | Auction
The final fundraising activity will take place in an auction format whereby seven more "Major Wins" custom made shoes will be available for the public to bid upon.
These seven pairs of PUMA Golf shoes are even more unique, with each version personally autographed by Rickie and further celebrating one of the seven major tournaments won by Arnold Palmer in his playing career.
You can bid on any of the seven pairs here, with the auctions each ending at midnight ET on the 22nd of March, 2018.
Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer | 2017 Tribute
Last year, another pair of autographed Rickie Fowler Arnold Palmer Invitational golf shoes raised a total of $25,300 dollars for the Arnie's Army Charitable Foundation.
The personal message inside the tongue & on the presentation box is a quote from Rickie Fowler himself - and reads as follows:
“Legends never die. You will live on forever Arnie. I will never forget the bear hug in front of the clubhouse at Augusta, watching you hit your final tee shot there, and to spending time with you in the locker room at Bay Hill. Thank you for being you and giving me the opportunity to do what I get to do everyday! I love you as did everyone! RIP The King.”
Rickie Fowler continued his tribute after the launch, saying:
"I feel privileged to have known Arnie and be able to call him a friend. I wanted to do something to celebrate what he did on the course and more importantly how he used his platform to benefit others through his Foundation! He is the King after all!!"
Very touching, to say the least.
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