Dating spalding golf clubs
Throughout the 1860s and 1870s, golf’s first superstar, Young Tom Morris, as he was known, dominated the British links while Scottish club makers monopolized the club-making industry—back then, some golfers still made their own clubs.
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Mc Ewan & Son) were made of beech while the shafts were fashioned from hickory, a wood whose elasticity allowed for the maximization of torque in a swing.
Prior to that, most club heads were made of thorn wood or fruitwood and were fixed to ash shafts.
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Dating back to the early 1900s, The Loma Club was originally part of the historic San Diego Country Club, which merged with A. Spalding's Point Loma Golf Club in 1914 to create a San Diego landmark that has been in existence for over a century.
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In those days, the heads of Douglas Mc Ewan golf clubs (also sold as D.To Login to the members area you will need your membership number and a PIN number which is initially set to the DDMM of your date of birth.Once you are logged it is advisable to go to My Golf/Preferences to change your PIN number.Their “game” evolved over the next few centuries, and in 1860 the first Open Championship—known in the U. as the British Open—was played at the Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland, marking the beginning of modern golf.The earliest clubs that can be found today are from the 17th century. Clubs from the 18th and early 19th centuries occasionally make their way into private collections, but you may well need to take out a second mortgage to afford them.