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By: Tim McMichael The allure of fine vintage golf clubs is irresistible to those who have come to love them. Each club is like a unique work of art and no two are exactly alike. The rich grain of the wood and the simple elegance of designs that have proven themselves over centuries are only […]
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Stewart Thomas (St. Andrews) Stewart is arguably the most famous hickory cleek-maker in the world. He produced millions of club heads (he only made club heads and not complete clubs) between 1893 and1932. His eye for perfection was legendary. As a result, many of the world’s best players used Stewart irons (Old Tom Morris, Bobby […]
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Willie Dunn Jr. was one of the finest players of his day. In 1894, he won what was billed as the first Golf Championship of the United States. This victory was not officially recognized by the USGA because the organization was formed after the event took place. Willie finished second in the USGA Open Championship […]
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It is surprising that there aren’t “Industry Standards” for golf club specifications. What is the standard length for a driver? What is the standard loft of a 5 iron? Is Company A’s stiff flex shaft the same as Company B’s? What about the torque of comparable graphite shafts? If you start comparing the actual specifications of […]
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When Old Tom Morris needed to put a finish on a hickory golf shaft he couldn’t run down to the Home Depot to pick up a can of Min Wax stain and polyurethane. The stains and finishes available to early club makers were made from natural resources. A common stain originally used on hickory shafts […]
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