Category: Handcrafted Woods

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Industry Standards?

It is surprising that there aren’t “Industry Standards” for golf club specifications. What is the standard length for a driver? What is the standard loft of a 5 iron? Is Company A’s stiff flex shaft the same as Company B’s? What about the torque of comparable graphite shafts? If you start comparing the actual specifications of […]

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Hickory Shaft Finishes

When Old Tom Morris needed to put a finish on a hickory golf shaft he couldn’t run down to the Home Depot to pick up a can of Min Wax stain and polyurethane. The stains and finishes available to early club makers were made from natural resources. A common stain originally used on hickory shafts […]

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The Wilson Whale

We did a lot of work for Wilson Golf in the 1980’s. In addition to making their Pro Line Staff clubs, we were also making up to 800 clubs per day for other Wilson brands. Our primary contact with Wilson was a gentleman named Larry Bobka. He was a plus 2 handicap and handled the […]

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Top Selling Louisville Golf Clubs
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July: Most Popular Golf Clubs Report

July was another great month here at Louisville Golf! Check out the top 10 best selling golf clubs throughout July!   Top Ten Louisville Golf Clubs of July [twocol_one] 1) NIBLICK Fairway Woods 2) Ol’ Blue Putter 3) Brown Vardon Putter 4) Jeanie Deans Driver 5) Classic 50’s Persimmon Fairway Woods [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] 6) Thumper […]

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Top Louisville Golf Sales in June
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June: Most Popular Golf Clubs Report

Another month, another round of the most popular golf clubs from our online store! We’re happy to say this has been a busy golf season for us! If you’re wondering what your peers are spending their money on, check out the list of clubs below. Top Ten Louisville Golf Clubs of June [twocol_one] 1) CJ […]

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Louisville Golf Spring Sale
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April: Most Popular Golf Clubs Report

With spring finally making its presence known, along with our Spring Sale currently running, we’re excited to say April has been a  busy, outstanding month for us! We thought it would be fun to share the top ten clubs your fellow golfers bought in April. If you have questions about any of the clubs listed […]

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Why Is a #3 Wood Hard to Hit Off the Fairway?

How often do you use your 3-wood from the fairway? You may still use it from the tee, but are you able to get the 3 wood up in the air from the fairway? If not, don’t blame yourself, there are reasons the 3-wood is difficult to hit from the fairway. Modern 3-Woods Lack Loft […]

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Trusted Manufacturer of the Golf Industry

In addition to these special projects listed above Louisville Golf once manufactured some of the finest Persimmon woods ever made for pillars of the golf industry. This is a partial list of some of the golf companies who entrusted the Louisville Golf Club Company with the manufacturing of their Persimmon woods: Ben Hogan (Apex, Edge, Sure-Out) […]

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Custom Persimmon Driver for Tiger Woods

In 2004 we made a special Persimmon driver for the then No. 1 golfer in the world. Nike’s master club designer, Tom Stites, who once worked at the Ben Hogan Company, commissioned us to replicate a Cleveland Classic Persimmon driver Tiger used in the off-season to sharpen his ball-striking. Mr. Stites said Tiger liked it and […]

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Louisville Golf Featured in Avatar

A handmade mallet putter appeared in the theatrical release of the James Cameron’s blockbuster, Avatar. On the DVD special edition release, a deleted scene included a Thumper Max Persimmon driver.

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