27 Feb '17, 5pm

Arnold Palmer's shoes from 1958 Masters sell for a ridiculous amount

Earlier this month we told you that Arnold Palmer's black-and-white leather wingtip golf shoes from the 1958 Masters were up for auction. The shoes, which were gifted from the King to his personal pilot, were signed by Arnie with a permanent marker, adding “1958 Masters” under his John Hancock on each shoe. The shoes had an estimated value of $15,000. They went for slightly more than that. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell , Palmer's shoes sold for $66,000 over the weekend. "You could have gotten these shoes for $5,000 any time in the last 20 years," Ryan Carey, co-owner of Green Jacket Auctions, told Rovell . "But Palmer's death created a category of people scrambling to get pieces associated with him." Facebook Pinterest Heritage Auctions, ha.com To put that figure in perspective, the '58 Masters -- which was the first of his seven major championships -- awarded Palmer j...

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