Lot 301 of 400:
Letter from Sam Snead to club designer Bob Mendralla  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Letter from Sam Snead to golf club designer Robert Mendralla

Author:
Snead, Sam

Place:
No place

Publisher:

Date:
September 2, 1992

Description:

One page letter, signed, plus 8x10 color photograph.

Golfing legend Sam Snead writes: Dear Bob: Congratulations on your wonderful 45 years with Wilson Sporting Goods Co. You have done quite well with making great clubs. Others have tried by Wilson Staff is still the greatest. So sorry I can not make the party. Please continue to be the best. Best regards, Sam." Robert Mendralla was a nationally known golf club designer for Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, fashioning clubs for many notable golfers and celebrities. Mendralla worked at Wilson for 57 years, rising from a job performing miscellaneous tasks such as sweeping Wilson's factory to become one of the nation's few designers of forged golf clubs in an industry now dominated by cast, or molded, clubs.


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Condition:
Creased from mailing, else fine.


 
Item number:
281147a
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