GolfWRX has posted a terrific interview with Will Jacoby (below), maker of the Steurer & Jocoby line of bags, headcovers and other assorted goodies (like that sweet leather bag tag you get for joining the SOHG). Will — a funny and witty interviewee — recounts his experiences in the golf industry and how he got … More GolfWRX Interviews Will Jacoby of Steurer & Jacoby
Tad Moore is releasing a few new clubs based on the famous (but kinda rare) aluminum Mills clubs. Below is an ad being run by the SoHG. I thought I’d reproduce it here so FHG members could get a peek at these beauties. Enjoy!
Tad Moore plays a nice part in a new video about hickory golf and the secret of hickory shafts. It was shot mostly in Arizona at a regional event put on by Ken Holtz. Breaking Par TV seems to have something to do with it as do the good folks from Cool Clubs, who realize that all the … More Tad Moore Featured In Terrific New Hickory Golf Video
File this under niche market. A Detroit couple involved in several businesses has decided to start producing hickory shaft wedges as “retirement gifts.” I guess that’s shorthand for they won’t be very playable. Oh well, still an cool idea and maybe they’ll stumble upon something worth swinging. It seems like they’re going to call the company Ayers … More Detroit Couple To Make Hickory Shaft Wedges
Rob Birman, of the NW Hickory Players, has published a lovely and fascinating article entitled A Brush With History, recounting his recent visit to an undisclosed golf collector’s home for a tour of golfing goodies from across centuries past. If you’re the type who gets excited hearing about (and seeing!) Willie Park’s original line cutting … More Touring A Home Full of Golf History
The NY Post recently ran an interesting article on why Nike really failed in the golf equipment business – “Equipment failure exposes Nike’s absurd Tiger Woods lie“. Surprise, it has a lot to do with Tiger Woods and overestimating the trend-consciousness of golfers. I don’t think it’s 100% accurate, but it’s a good read anyway. Here’s my … More NY Post Article Exposes Nike Golf Marketing Flub
Mike Just of Louisville Golf recently sent out an email announcing the company’s much-anticipated Tom Stewart Heavy Sole model irons. The entire collection is flanged and like Louisville’s recent Precision irons, the standard 7-club set is numbered 2 through 8. But (and this is a big BUT), this collection also offers an optional #1 Driving Iron (something I’ve requested for a … More Louisville Unveils New Stewart-Inspired Irons