MacGregor Golf has revitalized itself over the past several years with a brand new image and a new line of products including the perimeter-weighted MT Pro-C forged irons. Available in a set of 8 irons from 3 through pitching wedge, these clubs have the solid feel and direct feedback favored by high-level players.
Yet golf’s second-oldest brand in the U.S. – after Spalding – is gone as we’ve known it. A year ago, MacGregor mothballed plans to reintroduce a line of VIP irons , began a fire sale of its inventory and sold its intellectual property to Golfsmith in May for $1.75 million. A retail chain buying MacGregor ?
How to Set Up a Golf Bag When looking at golf bag , generally the front of the bag is the side furthest away from the strap. In the second row, put all of your long to mid range irons. In the final compartment will be your short wedges including the 8, 9, pitching wedge and sand wedge.
Golf equipment is no different from furniture, rare wine and Chinese porcelain: old is often better then new—and a lot more valuable. Many clubs produced as recently as the 1950s and ’60s are considered “classics.” Some are worth $1,000 a set, and the right kind of sand wedge can bring $500 or more all by itself.
You will get more distance with a 5 – wood but better accuracy with the 3 – hybrid (because the shaft on the hybrid is shorter).
Three consecutive birdies during one round of golf .
Here’s a standard set makeup for a PGA Tour pro: Driver: 44-47” shaft, 8-10.5° loft. 3-wood : 13-14° loft. 5-wood, 2-iron or 17-18° hybrid . 3-iron or 21-22° hybrid . Irons: 4-9. Wedges: Pitching wedge (47-50°), gap and/or sand wedge (53-56°), lob wedge (59-64°) Putter : Conventional (33-35”), belly (39-43”) or long (48-52”)
Golf club prices: How much they’re worth
|Golf Club||Golf Club Trade-In Stores (PGA Value Guide)||Online Marketplaces (eBay, after fees)|
|TaylorMade Tour Preferred MC Iron Set (3-PW)||$109||$204|
|Titleist 915D3 Driver||$63||$82|
|Titleist MB 714 Steel Iron Set (4-PW)||$123||$208|
|Ping i25 Driver||$32||$76|
Top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world Andrew Dickson Long Nosed Putter – USD 181,000. Simon Cossar Fruitwood Metal Headed Putter – USD 165,000. Square Toe Light Iron Golf Club – USD 151,000. Golden Putter First Lady Special Edition – USD 150,000. Long Nosed Scarped Golf Club – USD 91,000. A.G. Spalding & Brothers Palmer Patent Fork Shaft Wood – USD 49,000.
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