By that I mean a guy’s been playing the same set of Hogan blades for 25 years, not that Ben Hogan Golf is issuing a commemorative set for purchase. The golfer is Tim Nolan a writer on TheAPosition.com, our affiliate website.
With obvious affection, Tim writes:
“The clubs, 1986 Hogan Apex blades, are, like their namesake, severe-looking and unforgiving of a bad shot. They’ve always been a little more than I can handle. But I’d played a few sets of sloppy-feeling clubs, and I wanted to go with blades. That meant the Apex, the Staff, or the beautiful, pretty much forgotten Palmer Peerless. The Apex woods were shortlived. The 5-wood cracked, a replacement cracked, and I was told to forget it: persimmon was in short supply, was being harvested too early, and couldn’t stand the gaff. I put the wooden woods away and bought a metal driver.”
Read the rest of his story here: