Tag Archives: early history

FeatherieBallWeb

Early Golf Balls: The Featherie

Early Golf Balls: The Featherie

The “Featherie” ball was a handcrafted ball made of goose feathers packed into a cowhide sphere. The feathers and leather were fashioned into the ball while wet. As it dried the leather shrank and the feathers expanded to create a hardened ball. The ball was painted and finished off by punching it with the ball-maker’s

Top