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Are Old Hickory golf clubs worth anything?

Are Old Hickory golf clubs worth anything?

A full set of otherwise conventional hickory shaft clubs might be worth up to $400, individual clubs in poor condition could be worth as little as $5 each. Smooth face clubs could be worth at least $60 a club or maybe much more.

Are old wooden shaft golf clubs worth anything?

When it comes to collectible antique golf clubs, it is estimated that fewer than 5% of all antique clubs with wooden shafts have collectible value beyond decorative or playable worth. The majority of the vintage or antique clubs that you will find at yard sales or on eBay are common golf clubs with very little value.

How old are hickory shaft golf clubs?

Believe it or not, hickory golf clubs are not that rare. Literally, millions of golf clubs were made from the late 1800’s until early 1930’s. (That is 40 years of hickory golf club production) In the mid/late 30’s, hickory shafted clubs halted production due to the new technology – steel shafted clubs.

What are old golf clubs worth?

Here’s a look at 11 classic golf clubs or sets of clubs from the past and what they’re worth today.

  • Cleveland VAS 792 Irons.
  • TaylorMade Burner Bubble driver.
  • Titleist 975D driver.
  • Callaway Steelhead fairway woods.
  • Callaway Big Bertha War Bird driver.
  • Ben Hogan Apex PC Forged Blade irons.
  • Tommy Armour Silver Scot 845 irons.

When did they stop using hickory shafts?

Hand forged irons were made of steel and were vulnerable to rusting, round 1920 manufactures started using stainless steel. With the arrival and eventual legalization (1929) of steel shafts, the demand for hickory’s started to diminish, by 1935 the production of hickory clubs had stopped.

When did they stop making wood shaft golf clubs?

This article focuses on the category of wood-shafted, or hickory golf clubs. Millions of clubs with wood shafts were made before 1935. In today’s rapidly growing sports collectibles market, no wood-shafted club is worthless, but only a small percentage of old clubs do have significant value.

What are the most collectible golf clubs?

The Most Expensive Golf Clubs Ever Sold at Auction

  1. Andrew Dickson Putter -$181,000.
  2. Simon-Cossar Fruitwood Metal Headed Blade Putter -$165,000.
  3. Square Toe Lined Iron Golf Club – $151,000.
  4. Golden Putter First Lady Special Edition – $150,000.
  5. Long Nosed Scarped Golf Club – $91,000.

What are the best golf shafts?

Three of the best golf shafts for drivers are made by Aldila, Fujikura and Rifle. The Aldila Voodoo golf shaft is one of the most popular on the PGA Tour . The VooDoo shaft is made of a one-piece carbon fiber rib system that is designed to increase drive accuracy and distance.

What is kickpoint in a golf shaft?

“Kickpoint” is a feature in golf shafts. The term refers to that region of a golf shaft at which the shaft exhibits the greatest amount of bend when the tip is pulled down.

What is Golf Club shaft flex?

The flex of a golf club shaft determines how much it bends during your swing and the proper amount of flex is important for distance and accuracy as well as feel.

What are Hickory Clubs?

Hickory golf is a variation of golf played with hickory shafted golf clubs. In the United States the main organizing bodies are The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG) and the Golf Collectors Society; in Canada – The Canadian Golf Historical Society; and in the UK – The British Golf Collectors Society.