tiger collectibles still top sizzling market

Used golf stuff usually gathers dust in odd, shadowy corners of flea markets and antique stores. Some items, however, attain legendary status and fetch big collectible prices when their former users bear VIP golfing names such as Nicklaus, Palmer, Hogan, or Jones and so many others. None of them, at least at the moment, can boast ozone-layer collectible prices than […]

putters – what’s in that name?

In the Spring 2023 edition of The Golf, GHS member Bob Gettis wrote about his fascination with putter names that suggest the blade is endowed with supreme powers of sinking putts. Over the years, marketing departments have come up with some beauties, such as Anser – Ping; Bulls Eye – Acushnet; Cash-In – Spalding; Dead Center – Titleist; ITSIN – […]

Introduction to golf card collecting

by rob ferguson As an Annual Benefactor of the Golf Heritage Society, I credit Ambassador John Rusbosin for the opportunity to share my experience in collecting and creating a vast Golf Card collection. I have been a longtime trading card collector and was a former sports card shop owner during the card collecting frenzy of the 1980s. It was then […]

golf card collecting

TOPICS(Topics without active links are being updated.) A Brief Introduction to Golf Card CollectingCondition, Grading, and AuthenticityWhat’s Hot and for How Much in 2023HistoryProductionAvailabilityPopularityInvestment OpportunitiesThe story of golf as portrayed by cigarette and modern era cards.Murad College Silks

condition, grading and authentication

Collecting Golf Cards By George Petro The golf collecting world is abuzz with regards to early 2023 auction results for encapsulated or “slabbed” cards, photos and tickets that have been examined by experts and then sealed in tamper resistant plastic cases, labeled for condition (Grade 1-10) or as “Authentic”, and assigned a cataloged unique serial number.  Slabbing usually increases the […]