"I actually play hickory [using heritage clubs and sometimes even balls from a century ago] once or twice a year. I've used only four clubs and a replica ball from the 19th century. My driver's gone 180 yards, which is how far my 7-iron goes now. That sort of new experience keeps you fresh and inspired."
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