McIntyre - The “Vardon” 3 replica golf ball sleeve
The "Vardon" Flyer was introduced in 1899 by Spalding, made of the “finest gutta” and played by Harry Vardon in several major championship wins, including the 1900 US Open. It was claimed to have improved length over the line cut gutta models. Although the gutta ball was soon to be replaced by the rubber wound ball, the bramble cover pattern would continue for ten more years. We offer it in three different Variants:
Modern Ball Version
The Vardon modern ball is made by remolding a modern USGA approved ball using a bramble style mold. It is fully playable with both modern and hickory clubs. It is approved for all SoHG golf tuornaments. Ben Hollerbach used this ball to win the 2016 World Hickory Match Play.
24.5 dwt gutta, 28 dwt modern