September 8th‚ 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the television premier of one of the most influential shows ever to enter our homes. Star Trek combined science and adventure in a time before we believed that was even possible. It inspired a generation of nerds to boldly go where no one has gone before.
In the great battle of the “Stars”‚ I have always firmly sided with Trek. Roddenberry’s idea of the future is a kind of utopia. Even in the original series (affectionately shortened to TOS by fans) men and women of all backgrounds served equally in the crew. They embraced science and logic. They sought out peace with all beings.
I have made my business creating golf club covers with geeky characters. It was only a matter of time that I would jump into designs based on the crew of the Enterprise. To no one’s surprise‚ Spock is by far the most popular of that collection. I‚ too‚ have always aspired to that character’s attributes and love his iconic appearance.
So happy anniversary Star Trek‚ May your continued mission to seek out new life and new civilizations inspire people to make our world a better place.