Lot # 42: TCA2 Metalwood Driver w/ Full Length Wood Core Through the Clubhead

Starting Bid: $500.00

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Item was in Auction "Summer 2022",
which ran from 7/7/2022 12:00 PM to
7/23/2022 8:00 PM



This unmarked c. 1915 aluminum driver is fitted with a large wood dowel that extends from the center of the face to the back of the head, where it is also visible.  A second dowel extends into the head from the toe in order to help fasten the center dowel in place. The objective with this design was to create a driver that provided the unbreakable durability of metal with the feel of wood.

This club, beautifully made and the only one known, has its original shaft with a nice looking replacement grip that matches up well to the period of the club. 

This is the very driver pictured and discussed in TCA2: V1 p347.  A signed copy of the page from the book is included as part of this lot.

This driver is shown in the center of the accompanying group image of 7 clubs, and in the front of the accompanying group image of 5 clubs.

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