Golf memorabilia auction

Since starting this blog I have come across many different golf related products. Recently I received an email about an auction in golf memorabilia which will be held on July 15, 2015, at 7:30pm BST, and live online bidding will be held by Invaluable.com. The auction will feature a selection of noteworthy auction lots. Check it out…

This auction, Rare Golf Memorabilia auction by Lyon & Turnbull, will be on July 15, 2015, at 7:30pm BST, and will feature a selection of noteworthy auction lots. The sale will feature 37 lots of rare golf memorabilia, including beautiful paintings of the Old Course at St. Andrews, a ball signed by Payne Stewart, as well as a trophy that was presented to Gene Sarazen.

Here are some of the items that will be part of the auction:

Lot 35: Masters Club, Augusta – A Rare First Presentation Piece Given To Gene Sarazen By Ben Hogan In 1952 4cm wide

Estimated Price: £20,000 – £30,000

A rare piece presented to 1935 Masters winner, Gene Sarazen – the only player to win the Grand Slam. Tri-fold piece with picture of the club house inside the first leaf, inscribed “Gene Sarazen Member Masters Club August Georgia, next leaf inscribed “Ben Hogan Founder Clifford Roberts, Honorary Member Robert Tyre Jones Jr., Honorary Member, final leaf shows portrait of Hogan, initials “G.S.” inscribed on rear, clasp and hoop intact

4cm wide

Lot 20: A Rare Stars And Stripes Ball By Willie Dunn, 1897

Estimated Price: £20,000 – £30,000

Ball stamped “Willie Dunn’s Stars and Stripes” , with alternative star and stripes around the ball.

One of only twelve reported to have been made. One currently resides in the USGA collection, the rest split between just two private collections. This is a rare chance to own one of the world’s most collectible golf balls.

Lot 4: Stephen Shankland (Scottish, Born 1971) St. Andrews, Swilcan Bridge 35cm by 52cm

Estimated Price: £3,000 – £4,000

St. Andrews, Swilcan Bridge, oil on board, initialled, c.2009

35cm by 52cm

Beautiful painting of the iconic Swilcan Bridge from the Old Course at St. Andrews.

Lot 16: Payne Stewart – Signed Golf Ball

Estimated Price: £200 – £300

Signed Golf ball by Payne Stewart. Stewart won eleven PGA Tour events, including three major championships in his career, the last of which occurred only months before he died in an airplane accident at the age of 42.

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