Top 10 Most expensive golf clubs In the World

What are the most expensive golf clubs Golf in the world? Some years ago was known to be played only by the rich and those of the high class. But now, it has become immensely popular and is played by people from all walks of society. 

The clubs you use can show a competitor exactly what you’re all about. If you have a huge piggy bank, you may spend thousands or tens of thousands on luxury golfing equipment to give your performance (and reputation) a little edge.

Golf in itself is a fine sport that few are able to fully understand. With unclear ancient origins, the game of golf evolved into its modern form in the 15th century Scotland. The first golf clubs appeared in Scotland in 1503-1504. They were the clubs with which the King of Scotland played.

Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible. Golf, unlike most ball games, cannot and does not utilize a standardized playing area, and coping with the varied terrains encountered on different courses is a key part of the game.

 Over years golf clubs has evolved so much, especially with technologies poping out of no where these days. While there’s a vast amount of options when it comes to choosing a golf club, the details make all the difference. The materials used, the weight, the angles, the construction, everything matters.

In order to enjoy the game to the fullest, a golfer needs a club that offers the best swing movement. While having the most Golf expensive club doesn’t guarantee that a shot will be perfect and the ball will fly straight to the hole it was supposed to, it will certainly boost a player’s status. As said earlier the game was played mostly by rich people.

Let’s have a look at the most expensive golf clubs in the world.

1. Andrew Dickson Long Nosed Putter – most Golf expensive clubs

At $181,000, the Andrew Dickson Putter is the most Golf expensive clubs and also the oldest verified golf club. It has the stamp of Andrew Dickson and it’s called the Long Nosed Putter. The club was dated back to the 1700’s and, with it’s authenticity verified, it made became the most valuable golf club in the world.

Believed to have been made by Andrew Dickson, this exceptional Andrew Dickson long-nosed putter became the most expensive golf club when it was displayed at the esteemed Glasgow international exhibition which is known for depicting Scottish antiques.

In 2007 at Sotheby’s auction in New York City, the putter’s final selling price to an anonymous bidder was for $181,000.

2. Simon Cossar Fruitwood Metal Headed Blade Putter- 2nd Most expensive Golf Clubs

In Second place we have the $165,000 Simon Cossar Fruitwood Metal Headed Blade Putter. Simon Cossar is one of the first golf club manufacturers to ever sign his name on the products he created. This club was made by Cossar Club Company, one of the oldest companies that make golf clubs, the Simon Cossar Fruitwood Metal Headed Putter is the second most expensive golf club in the world after Andrew Dickson. It is made up of a metal headed blade putter. In order to pay honour to this club, it was sold in an auction for USD 165,000.

3. Square Toe Light Iron Golf Club – 3rd Most expensive Golf Clubs

The third most expensive golf club in the world is the Square Toe Light Iron Golf Club. This square toe light iron dating to the 17th century is one of the dozen or so surviring iron heads in existence.

In 2005, Golf Digest estimated that there were 32,000 golf courses throughout the world. In the 1600’s, when this club was used, there were approximately a dozen courses, all in Scotland. To be able to play you would have had to be a member of the upper class or royalty (think Mary Queen of Scots and James IV), and you played at St. Andrews, Perth or the most prestigious course of this time, the Leith Links.

It is among the few one dozen clubs which were made in the 17th century and is still available to date.  The club was set to be sold in auction at an estimated price of USD 151,000.

4. Golden Putter First Lady Special Edition 4th Most expensive Golf Clubs

Made with a gold shaft, leather grip, head with crystal inlays and plenty of other expensive features, the First Lady Special Edition of the fourth most expensive Golf club in the world. The shaft of this golf club was made of a 5-micrometre thick coating of 24-carat gold and is made of cherry wood and features diamond embellishments. It costs USD 150,000 but a version of it without the diamond embellishment costs 50 times lesser. The German company Barth & Sons created these unique and expensive golf club.

5. Long Nose Scraped Golf Club- 5th Most expensive Golf Clubs

Next on our list is another collectible. Titled the Long Nose Scraped Golf Club, it was dated to the 18th century, but in spite of its age, it was still in a very good condition. The club was also sold in 2007 at an auction. The price? A huge USD91,000.

6. Palmer Patent Fork Shaft Wood – 6th Most expensive Golf Clubs

This golf club is an antique that came from a golf club collection owned by Jeffery B. Ellis. The piece was sold in 2007 at a Sotheby’s auction for almost $50,000. The 6th most expensive golf club was manufactured by Spalding Company, a company that is famous for its basketballs, volleyball, soccer, softball, among others and also produces a wide range of sports.

This golf club of Palmer Patent Fork Shaft Wood also belongs to their antique collection and was sold for USD 49,000 at the Sotheby’s auction for USD 49,000.

7. Honma Five Star Golf Clubs- 7th Most expensive Golf Clubs

The Five Star Golf Clubs are the most expensive golf clubs that Honma, the Japanese Golf Club manufacturer has on offer. Many celebrities in the US use the brand. The 14 pieces of Golf Clubs that are available are made of platinum and gold and costs USD 32,000 each.

Why are Honma golf clubs so expensive? Honma golf clubs are expensive because they are made with special steel which is way better than the cheap industrial steel.

8. Titleist Scotty Cameron Tiger Woods Stainless Masters Winner – 8th Most expensive Golf Clubs

These limited edition golf clubs were designed by Scotty Cameron. Only 21 units of this club were made and are priced at  USD 20,000 each. They are similar to the clubs that were used by Tiger Woods in one of his Master’s victories in 1997.

Gemspot OM 5 Deluxe Diamond – $10,000- 9th Most expensive Golf Clubs

The Gemspot Jewelled Putters company located  Santa Barbara, California, United States of America gives their clubs a unique magical look by adding elegant gemstones to an already high quality and high performance golf instrument. These 9th most expensive gold club has whooping price tag of $10,000. Though these doesn’t guarantee a win but they are gorgeous and sends a statement.

Adams Golf Tight Lies Spin Control – 10th Most expensive Golf Clubs

The Adams Golf Tight Lies Spin Control takes the 10th spot with a 8,500 price tag. The golf club of Adams Golf Tight Lies Spin Control is a customised one. It was based in Plano Texas and was originally Preceptor Golf but was bought by Barney Adams in 1988. It costs USD 8,500.

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