Dean Martin, Bing Crosby and Groucho Marx, Palm Springs, CA, 1954

It may prove a bit tricky to duck out of the office this week for a twilight round of golf, given that we’re coming off a 10-day Fourth of July sabbatical. To tide you over, we now present, in no particular order, 18 photos of style icons spoiling a perfectly good walk.

Gunga galunga…

(Left) Bill Murray at Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Pebble Beach, CA, February 11, 2012; (Right) Murray interrupting a Huey Lewis putt, Pebble Beach Golf Links, February 7, 2012

(Left) Dean Martin, 1968; (Right) Dean Martin at the Jackie Gleason’s Classic tournament, Florida, 1972

(Left) Steve McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair, 1968; (Right) Clint Eastwood at the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am, Pebble Beach, CA, 1970s

(Left) Sean Connery at the Celebrity-Police Golf Tournament at Rancho Park, Los Angeles, CA; (Right) Sean Connery, August, 1962

Sean Connery in the Nevada desert during a break in filming Diamonds Are Forever in Las Vegas, 1971

Arnold Palmer and Dean Martin at the Bob Hope Desert Classic, Palm Desert, CA, February 6, 1974

Yul Brynner and Frank Sinatra, 1964

Frank Sinatra at the Chuck Connors 3rd Annual Charity Invitational Golf Tournament, Palm Springs, CA, 1968; Sinatra, 1971

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton at Andrews Air Force Base, September 24, 2011

Eddie Van Halen at the 31st Annual Police-Celebrity Golf Tournament at Rancho Park Golf Course in West Los Angeles, CA

(Left) Telly Savalas at the Bob Hope Classic Pro Celebrity golf tournament, September 25, 1983; (Right) Sammy Davis, Jr. playing golf in a black mohair suit

Sinatra and Martin, whereabouts unknown

(Left) Jack Nicholson at the 26th Annual LAPD Celebrity Golf Tournament, May 17, 1997; (Right) Dennis Hopper at the 9th Annual American Film Institute Golf Classic at the Trump National Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, September 25, 2006

Arnold Palmer and Bob Hope examining a bent golf club during the filming of Call Me Bwana at Denham, West London; Bob Hope and Sammy Davis, Jr. at the Bob Hope Desert Classic, Palm Desert, CA, 1977

Huey Lewis, Tico Torres, Michael Douglas and Andy Garcia on the Swilken Bridge, The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, The Old Course at St Andrews, September 28, 2011

Jack Nicholson and Kirk Douglas at the 26th Annual LAPD Celebrity Golf Tournament, May 17, 1997

John McEnroe during the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA Celebrity Golf Invitational at the Bear’s Club in Palm Beach, FL, May 7, 2006

Luke Wilson at the 45th Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Pro Am, Bermuda Dunes Country Club

—C.B.S.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • C. Brian Smith