Brassie



a club with a wooden head, the brass-plated face of which has more slope than a driver but less than a spoon, for hitting long, low drives on the fairway.
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Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
The Half-Back Ralph Henry Barbour
The Half-Back Ralph Henry Barbour

noun (pl) brassies
(golf) a former name for a club, a No. 2 wood, originally having a brass-plated sole and with a shallower face than a driver to give more loft

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