There will be plenty of Arnold Palmer tributes at Bay Hill next week, but in the meantime, there's a pretty cool one at this week's Valspar Championship. And it's unfolding right before people's eyes.
Local artist Sebastian Coolidge is painting a giant mural of The King near the first tee at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course. And Golfweek's Brentley Romine provided the story of the creation, which Coolidge didn't start until 9 a.m. on Thursday morning:
Of course, the mural this week makes sense with Valspar being a paint company. Still, it's a nice gesture -- and a nice bonus for fans at the tournament. Here's what it will look like when it's completed:
Coolidge said he expects to finish the giant painting on Saturday. Now there's one guy who really has to manage his first-tee (area) jitters.