Organizing Memorabilia

In the May "Stuff I Like" video, David Owen explains how he organizes his vast collection of golf memorabilia.

Released on 4/7/2012

Credits

Starring: David Owen

Transcript

00:00
(light upbeat music)
00:01
I think it's hard for golfers to get rid of stuff.
00:04
The whole house is pretty much full of golf stuff
00:06
that I've just accumulated over the last 20 years.
00:09
We built a garage a few years ago
00:11
and it was partly to, uh, just to hold old golf equipment.
00:14
There isn't any room in it for cars.
00:16
Like this, uh, Augusta National hat,
00:19
I think it's actually illegal to throw away a Masters' logo,
00:23
like letting a flag touch the ground.
00:26
This is one that a caddy there gave me.
00:28
It has this caddy thing on it.
00:29
This is from Pine Valley,
00:31
same problem with the Augusta National logo:
00:32
you're not allowed to throw it away.
00:35
This is a visor that Tom Watson threw away,
00:38
or that actually his agent threw away.
00:40
It says To Dave, Best Wishes Best of Luck, Tom Watson.
00:44
The Dave isn't me, but a friend of mine saw it
00:46
on the floor outside his agent's office
00:49
and picked it up and gave it to me.
00:50
I've never been able to throw away a divot repair tool.
00:54
I don't even like these kinds,
00:55
but it seems wrong somehow to throw them away.
00:58
They seem almost like money.
00:59
I have probably a dozen wind shirts
01:01
and I really never wear any of them
01:03
because they aren't really very good in the wind
01:05
and the water goes right through them,
01:06
but it does have an Augusta National logo on it
01:08
so you can't through it away.
01:09
I've never been able to throw away a golf sweater.
01:11
This one is from Royal Dornoch.
01:13
It has holes all over it.
01:14
There's holes in the armpits and in the back.
01:17
I just wear dark shirts with it.
01:21
I can never make myself throw any of this stuff away.
01:23
It'll become my kids' problem after I'm gone.
01:26
I'm sure they won't throw it away, either.
01:29
Why would they throw away perfectly good golf stuff.
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