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 […]

collecting postcards

A guide to collecting vintage golf postcards. By David Low Introduction The golf ‘boom’ around the turn of the 20th century conveniently coincided with the golden age of picture postcards, which now provides the present-day golf historian with a fascinating insight into the game, and its personalities, of that era. Millions of postcards were sent each year and the up-and-coming pastime […]

collecting golf books

Golf books are one of the foundations of the Golf Collectors Society, now the Golf Heritage Society. Co-founder Joe Murdoch is a legend in this field, his 1968 bibliography, The Library of Golf, to this day serving as a seminal work for all collectors. Though no longer in print, copies do surface from time to time. Murdoch later partnered with […]