James Kay scareneck brassie|
, Seaton Carew
A very light and elegant brassie from a clubmaker who shone from the early matchplay days of the professional game, through the formal professionalisation of the formation of the PGA as a founder member and on to the start of the modern era of the mid-1920s.
The long slender scare is so fine at first sight it looks like a socket wood. In tune with the lightness is a very small lead backweight. The brass sole is, as usual, secured by six brass screws but I do not recall seeing another club where the screws themselves were brass. Most soleplates were manufactured by one company in Birmingham so perhaps this was from a a different manufacturer,
“James Kay” is stamped on the head with traces of the original gold paint still visible.
The hickory shaft is straight and topped with a suede grip.
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