The Clubmaker’s Art is the most complete, authoritative, and stunningly beautiful book ever produced on antique golf clubs. Eminent golf club collector, dealer, and historian, Jeffery Ellis leads you on an incredible journey into the minds and workshops of golf’s greatest craftsmen, exploring the remarkable evolution of the equipment of the game. Sumptuously illustrated with 800 full-color photographs depicting more than 640 antique clubs, The Clubmaker’s Artreveals the most astonishing array of sporting equipment ever assembled.
Exhaustively researched and impeccably documented, the text describes in rich detail more than 1000 rare and innovative clubs, and brings to life the fascinating artisans who created and used them. Combining insightful historical information with entertaining anecdotes and quotations, Ellis vividly captures the exquisite artistry of the game and its equipment.
The Clubmaker’s Art is for everyone who loves the game of golf. It is an absolute necessity for collectors and students of the game. It will be the standard reference work in the field for decades to come and a treasured possession of everyone who owns it.
Publication date: September 1, 1997
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