An Introduction to Golf Collecting
What is golf collecting? How do you start? Where do you start? Chances are if you have more than three of something, such as scorecards, autographs, or the like, then you have already begun a collection. If you want to go deeper and share the love with other collectors, click here for more about starting a golf collection.
Collector Highlights – GHS members have often shared their love of the hobby in their quarterly journal, The Golf, offering seasoned collectors and beginners alike a look into the rich variety of historic golf memorabilia. Taken from past issues of The Bulletin and The Golf, the profiles below show golf collecting at its best.
Golf car enthusiast and generalist
Golf and Other Games
For a special treat, click here to visit the website devoted to the collection of GHS member Charlie Cobb. Here you will find a lovely presentation of gorgeous collectibles from ceramics to silver overlay items and other categories. Charlie’s collection is brilliant and shows what a passion for collecting and golf can accomplish.
Categories of Golf Collectibles
Golf has been played since the early 1400s, as near as anyone can tell, and if someone made it, signed it, used it, or won it, someone collects it.
A partial listing of collecting categories includes: Advertising, Art, Architecture, Autographs, Books, Balls, Golf Clubs, Club Histories, Cigarette Cards, Ceramics & Glass, Games & Toys, Hickory Golf Play, Golf History, Medals, Magazines, Postcards, Putters, Programs, Scorecards, Silver, Statuary, Tees, Tournament Memorabilia, Trophies. Click on any of the links below for a deeper look. We’ll fill in more categories as we go along.
Golf Tournament Memorabilia (programs, tickets, etc.)
Medals / Trophies
Golf Stamp Collecting