What role did the foulis brothers play in the development of the golf ball?
The Foulis brothers took the 'Haskell ball' and remolded the outer shell with a bramble marking or pattern. The Haskell ball would tend to 'duck' because of it's outer surface.
"and even Jim couldn t keep them from ducking to the ground just off the
It was at that point they remolded the ball with the bramble pattern, the same as the gutta percha ball.
"The brothers made quite a bit of money improving the Haskell and making
the ball fly further. Besides reselling the Haskell, they also manufactured their own golf balls, calling them the American Eagle "