Upper Deck keeps up the solid golf trading card releases with 2014 SP Authentic Golf, complete with rookie stars, memorabilia patches and signatures from the game’s greats – past, present and future.
Golf cards are getting a shot in the arm thanks to an upcoming set produced by Leaf Trading Cards. Offered in January will be Legends of the Links featuring cut signatures and actual tournament-used, signed scorecards from some of the biggest stars of the game.
Why do forgers go for the big names? Because that is where the demand lies. From Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, the big names and their big achievements lead to demand, and the forgers supply the goods.
Aside from through-the-mail requests and meeting him on tour events, another way to get signed Arnold Palmer memorabilia is to enter in the latest contest from Lamkin golf grips.
If conducting a charity event, don’t think you are “too small” to ask professional athletes for signed items that can be used as auction items. Many athletes are only too happy to comply.
Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction to take place on Aug. 2 during the National Convention is already making headlines nationwide for the “Black Swamp Find.” However, the auction has more to offer, including the finest Babe Ruth single-signed ball and Arnold Palmer’s green jacket.