Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. I’d like to see the classic from the garage. His normal ones were fairly easy to cut with his power drill and the saws he had but look at some of the Wilson soleplates showing me an example of the intricate pattern. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Persimmon and Traditional Golf Community Public Group active 8 months, 1 week ago Everyone on this site should register for this group! That meant cracks and breakage were common issues, especially given the properties of softer persimmon and fibre inserts. In the Dirt said 6 years, 10 months ago:.

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Chris B said 6 years, 11 months ago:.

While the glorious setting makes it rather easy to lose focus on the task at hand, busosn golfer who hopes to post a score will have to earn it on the closing stretch of holes. I have a set of 1,3,5 Harry Bussons in a burgundy finish with a 4 screw red insert that are also very nice.

The Legend of Harry Busson

The first instalment of my annual Equipment and Business Awards to recap In almost every one of the examples, which became part of a soft cover magazine produced by the club, Busson and his work as a club maker is made reference too. Search Advanced Search section: I wonder if the head was originally black, or whether it has been refinished?


I’m sure a good refinish job will make that spectacular especially if the grain shows thru like Rich’s. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. In the Dirt said 6 years, 10 months ago:. New Reply Forum Directory.

I always keep this club as a warm memento from my many trips to the British Isles. On a recent trip to the United Kingdom where I was fortunate to play themagnificent Walton Heath GC in Surrey I became familiarized with the legendary craftsman, who passed away in May Aside from steadfast loyalty and Royal patronage, Walton Heath stands apart from other clubs across the heathland thanks to its exceptional links.

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Harry Busson handmade persimmon driver – collectors item | #

Overall, the terrain here is relatively flat, yet the wide open views across the course are a joy to marvel, especially when the heather is in bloom. So I am inclined to go lighter if possible. Do you have more? His immediate successor Ken Macpherson, himself retired as just the third professional at Walton Heath, was only too pleased to reminisce about the man most influential during his career and whose craftsmanship was renowned around the world.

Perfect shape, sets up wonderfully, beautiful grain. It was previously owned by Mark James, and also used by Seve for a brief period.


Jack Busson

Turn back the clock for a moment. I had it re-shafted with a TT Dynamic stiff, but it was never the same.

Once he retired as Club Professional he continued as the club maker at Walton Heath well into his 80s. The Busson looks like the real deal to me. The font used on the sole stamping is identical to mine, though I’m guessing that yours may be a little older, judging by the lead backweight.

Posted 08 February – Persimmon and Traditional Golf Community. As far as soleplate infill, mine has no infill at all, just the simple stamping. On the occasion of the Walton Heath centenary Macpherson contacted a number of players from around the globe who had had clubs made by Harry Busson.

Top story, top product, top exec and top companies. If you were a touring professional of this persimmon wood and balata golf ball-dominated era, funny enough, not a lot is different from today. As its currently a senior shaft we had tentatively agreed to reshaft with a TT Dynamic stiff. In Europe that meant getting to know one man: Several functions may not work.