The Bargain Hunter gets into to the swing of antique golf
THE last time I played a round of golf was with my father-in-law at his club. My attempt at sauntering onto the first tee with a nonchalant air was spoilt by the club professional - who happened to be passing - pointing at my bag and exclaiming in astonishment, "Look at that, wooden clubs!"
Nowadays, even the "woods" in a set are made from metal: lightweight titanium which allows the heads to be much larger.
Clubs like mine, as I point out whenever I do a bad shot, are much more difficult to use.
My clubs are not so much antiques as antiquated. I bought them in the 1970s from a shop rather …