Dwight D. Eisenhower's personally-owned set of three personalized golf balls, stamped on the side in red, "Gen. Ike," and marked either "-B-52-1" or "-B-52-2" on the opposite side. The balls are also marked "Hy Compression" and "Liquid Center" in red. Includes the original cardboard box, marked "Golf Balls," with torn cellophane wrapper. In fine condition. Eisenhower enjoyed a passion for golf, joining the Augusta National Golf Club upon his return from Europe and installing a putting green on the White House lawn during his presidency. An avid golfer both during and after his administration, Eisenhower was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2009. From the collection of Brigadier General Robert L. Schulz, longtime military aide to Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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