Watch European stars face off with hickory clubs

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Lee Westwood, Danny Willet, and Miguel Angel Jimenez faced off with Paolo Quirici, 2013 World Hickory Champion, using the old wooden clubs in a two-hole exhibition.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 04, 2016 | 3:54 p.m.

A lot has been made about the advancements in technology in golf, and the impact they have had on the relative talent level of today's players. Allow me to summarize: modern technology helps.

Many people have imagined what would happen if we had today's players play with hickory clubs of the past. Well imagine no more, thanks to a European Tour event celebrating the 70 year anniversary of the European Masters.

The event included a two-hole exhibition using hickory clubs, with four of the tour's best: Lee Westwood, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Danny Willet, and 2013 World Hickory Champion Paolo Quirici.

Personally, my favorite part of the event were the retro outfits.

 

 

 

 

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.