J.C. Higgins- Vintage Golf Clubs named after a Bookkeeper

J.C. Higgins brand origin story: From 1908 until 1962, Sears, Roebuck & Company sold a wide variety of sporting goods and recreational equipment, including bicycles, golf clubs, guns, fishing gear, baseballs, gloves and bats,  boxing gear, and even a line of luggage under the brand name “J. C. Higgins.” These products were well made and […]

H & B Golf Clubs/ Powerbilt Golf Clubs, an Iconic and Historic Club Maker

I’ve come across a few H & B golf clubs (Hillerich & Bradsby Co.)  in my travels, which is cool because they stopped being made as H & B and switched to the name Powerbilt in 1934. That means the clubs I’ve found were made in the range of 1918-1934. I used the ones I […]

Walter Hagen, Remember to Smell The Flowers

 I find a lot of vintage Hagen clubs at the thrift stores, he was popular in his heyday, and his popularity sold a lot of clubs.  Hagen is one of the best professional golfers to play the game. He was featured in the great golf book and movie, “The Greatest Game Ever Played”, and also […]