Vintage H&B Golf Wood Bottle Opener

  • Something a little different for the discerning golfer. 
  • A particularly handsome two-tone #4 persimmon golf wood from Hillerich & Bradsby Louisville Slugger.
  • Quality nickel plated hardware. Measures approximately 9"-10" tall.
  • Each bottle opener comes in an embroidered flannel gift pouch with a Certificate of Authenticity.
  • Ever Wonder?: What happens to the golf club shafts after the club heads are cut off? 

The 19th hole is closer than ever with this unique openers made from a storied, vintage club.


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$125.00
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Scotland is credited with inventing the game of golf in the 15th century. In that era, golf heads were made from beech, holly, pear or apple bark, and shafts were constructed from ash or hazelwood. In the 19th century, golf came to the US and players used twenty to thirty wooden clubs for various functions. As the sport became more popular in the States in the early twentieth century, persimmon became the wood of choice for golfers worldwide and groove-faced irons were introduced. Simultaneously, shafts transitioned from hickory to being made of steel. In 1939, official regulations established the maximum of fourteen clubs per bag. In the early 1990s, the stainless steel-headed driver was introduced, forcing the wood-headed drivers into storage from which we salvage them.