|"If you buy one coffee-table golf book in your life, buy this one.
It is a magnet for anybody who is fascinated by antique golf clubs or the
history of golf implements. . . Jeff Ellis spent 10 years completing The
Clubmaker's Art, and this book is a monumental achievement. "
"This is, and probably will be for many years, the ultimate golf
club wish book. . . Readers will marvel first at the high-quality photos,
then at the volume of text, which is more than just picture captions. The
Clubmaker's Art is worth its price."
"The Clubmaker's Art is absolutely a revelation.
You do not need to be a golf collector to love it."
"The Clubmaker's Art by Jeffery Ellis is the most complete,
authoritive and stunningly beautiful book ever produced on antique golf
clubs. It is a must for those who love the game."
"The Clubmaker's Art is the ultimate gift the avid golfer."
"A tour de force, The Clubmaker's Art deserves a place in the
home of anyone who considers themselves a student of the game."
"Get a copy of The Clubmaker's Art: Antique Golf Clubs and
Their History. This definitive tome on clubs and balls hand-crafted
between the 1600's and early 1900's contains the finest equipment photographs
(many actual size) we've ever seen . . . The information is priceless.
"The Clubmaker's Art by Jeffery Ellis is destined for ragged pages--this
book will not gather dust! I can't think of a nicer gift for anyone
interested in the game on any level."
Director, Professional Clubmaker's Society
|"This beautifully prepared presentation is what it purports to be:
a true and complete history of the golf club... Ellis's work will become
the bible and chief catalog."
Newark Star Ledger
"If you really love golf, there is a new book for your must-have list
. . . The Clubmaker's Art."
"The Clubmaker's Art by Jeffery Ellis is easy to recommend.
It is a stunning work that will stand the test of time in the world of
Golf Players Association Magazine
"The Clubmaker's Art is by far the premier golf club reference
book for all golfers and the club industry."
President, Karsten Mfg. Co.
(Ping Golf Clubs)
||"The Clubmaker's Art is easily the most comprehensive, creative
and aesthetically pleasing book ever published on the early mechanics of
"Not only is The Clubmaker's Art the most complete and well-documented
book of its genre, it will endure for years as such."
Director, World Golf Hall of Fame
(USGA Museum Curator 1989-1996)
"Goodness what a glorious book! If you have never seen a work
of love, check out these pages."
"An exaustively researched celebration of early clubmakers and their
work, The Clubmaker's Art is a special book worth adding to your
|"A tour de force and labor of love, The Clubmaker's Art describes
in rich detail more than 1,000 rare and innovative clubs and brings to
life the craftsmen who created them."
"With amusing antecdotes and luxurious color photography, The Clubmaker's
Art is certainly rich."
and Travel Magazine
"Author Jeffery B. Ellis gives serious collectors--and even the not-so-serious--just
what they have been looking for: a thorough, informative and photographically
rich, all encompassing anthology of antique golf clubs (17th century to
early 20th century). . . . For those with even the slightest interest
in the history of golf equipment, TheClubmaker's Art is a book that
can be referred to with relish again and again."
"You'll find stunning photography and a deep appreciation of golf's
rich equiptment history in this elegant coffee-table book."