$6000 is a lot of money in golf betting. It’s more than you’ll see on the course for most games, and far more than you’d spend on a pack of golf clubs. It’s also a decent chunk of change when you compare it to almost any other sport. But how much does it mean? Let’s take a look.
Most Expensive Golf Club
If you’re looking for a single piece of golf equipment that will make a significant difference in your game, you’d probably want to look at the club. The most expensive club ever sold at auction was the “Cobra” by TaylorMade, which currently retails for about $13,000. The previous record holder, the “Rising Sun” by Scotty Cameron, sold for $12,000 in 2010. It’s fair to say that the prices of these clubs have increased significantly in the past few years.
Most Expensive Golf Bag
Golf bags aren’t just for carrying your clubs. They’re also a way for you to show off your team spirit. The most expensive golf bag ever sold at auction was the Baggu Mark III, which sold for $13,750 in 2013. And recently, at the Grand Slam Polo Golf Tournament in South Africa, a golfer’s bag was sold for $10,500.
Most Expensive Football Jacket
Pro-Football-Reference lists the top 20 highest-selling jerseys in the history of the NFL. Most of them are a combination of both historic and memorable moments, as well as unique, one-of-a-kind designs. The best selling NFL jersey currently is the Pittsburgh Steelers’ black with silver trim design from 1957. It currently retails for $1180 on their official website, with a price tag of $1470 at the actual store. That’s a lot of money for a piece of clothing.
Most Expensive Baseball Jacket
Baseball jerseys don’t just hang off the necks of athletes anymore. They’re also a testament to some unique events and amazing players. The most expensive baseball jersey ever sold at auction was the Al Lopez 1974 World Series champ jersey, which was worn during the inaugural Al Lopez Memorial Baseball Tournament in his honor. It currently retails for $990 on eBay. Other memorable jerseys include those of Hank Greenberg, Joe DiMaggio, and Willie Mays. As the sport has continued to evolve and new styles have been introduced, so too has the price of these jerseys increased.
Most Expensive Basketball Jacket
Basketball jerseys haven’t always been the high-dollar items they are now. They started out as a way for players to stay warm during those cold winter months, and then they became a part of some memorable events. The most expensive basketball jersey ever sold at auction is the Converse All-Stars worn by Michael Jordan during his rookie season, which sold for $945 during the 2012 auctions. Since then, their price has increased as much as their silhouette has evolved, becoming more of an investment than a piece of clothing.
Most Expensive Racehorse
Horses are expensive to buy, breed, and clothe. They’re also a lot of work. The most expensive racehorse ever sold at auction was Barbaro, a 33-1 shot that raced three times and won twice. The final price of this elegant creature was a whopping $230,000. He was bred and owned by the same family for about 10 years before being passed on to the next lucky owner.
These are just a few examples of the pricey gear collectors and golfers buy. The list of expensive and exclusive golf equipment available is long, and it continues to grow. But how much does all this stuff really cost? Just a quick look online will give you an idea of what items are worth what you’re paying for them.