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MAD MAC'S HICKORY STICKS

We get a lot of queries here at Past Masters about how the  old names  of wooden shafted clubs ('hickory sticks') stack up alongside modern day weapons ('spanners' to old timers like Mac).  We think the old names are great and give much more sense of what the game is all about than the more clinical numbers. What do you think

                                               HICKORY STICKS                SPANNERS

                                                  Play Club or driver                                 1 Wood   

                                                       Brassie                                           2 Wood

                                                        Spoon                                            3 Wood

                                                         Baffy                                             4/5 Wood
                    
                                                         Cleek                                             Iron

                                                        Mid-iron                                          2/3 Iron

                                       Mashie Iron or just 'Iron' or 'Tweenie'                   4 Iron

                                                         Mashie                                           5 Iron

                                                     Spade Mashie                                      6 Iron

                                              Mashie Niblick or Lofter                               7 Iron

                                                          Niblick                                          8 Iron

Other interesting names exist for which there is no modern equivalent, more's the pity!

Jigger

      The original low-profile, bottom-weighted club for tight-lies and nurdles around the green!

Sammy, Push Iron

      For all low-flighted shots under the wind and for running approach shots

Putting Cleek

      A lofted blade putter for rough greens