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The Nifty Report — Goorin Bros. RSS

The Highlights of 1895: U.S. Open Championship & Goorin Bros.

Golf has not only change the way it is played, it has changed the way it looks, too. In a game that demands function blend as seamlessly as possible with style, the looks sported by players have evolved from formal and elegant into freer and brasher designs for performance.  Since golf was born on the wind-swept links of Scotland, golfers have taken their style cues from their Scottish forebears. In the early days, men wore knickers, derived from the knee breeches of English court dress, usually with a thick tweed jacket and even a waistcoat. Bulky tweeds provided a warm, thorn-proof shield against the elements, but were hardly conducive to a powerful shoulder turn. Golfers also wore shirts with starched...

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