Pricing Masters mementos
Masters mementos anybody can buy.
Want to load up on Masters merchandise? It used to be you had to attend the tournament or ask a friend with tickets to shop for you. These days, you can find any number of Masters items online – including some that were only for competitors and club members.
BALL MARKER $9
▶ Simple. Economical. Hey, it’s better than a mouse pad (also $9).
COFFEE MUG $40
▶ Say “Yes, Sir!” to the morning.
GREEN CAP $50
▶ This is regulation caddie gear, along with those famous white jumpsuits.
BERCKMANS RED CAP $80
▶ Berckmans Place is a VIP section, with its own VIP merchandise.
MASTERS PIN FLAG $120
▶ This gets far more valuable when signed by winners (see top of next column).
CUFF LINKS $130
▶ They change from year to year. Pictured here: 2015.
1934-STYLE HEADCOVER $130
▶ Why 1934? That was the year of the first tournament.
PERFORMANCE GOLF SHIRT $220
▶ A Peter Millar shirt available only to members and Berckmans Place guests.
1996 MASTERS PLATE $500
▶ Members and players used to get two plates a year as gifts.
1947 MASTERS SCRAPBOOK $2 400
▶ A gift from the club to competitors.
MASTERS FLAG WITH 34 CHAMPIONS’ SIGNATURES $10 500
▶ Woods, Nicklaus, Palmer and Tom Watson in the centre make it extra valuable.
HORTON SMITH SIGNED BALL $12 000
▶ Autographs were rare in the 1930s, and more so on golf balls.
1953 LOWAMATEUR TROPHY $16 000
▶ Frank Stranahan won it the same year he was low am at the British Open.
1934 MASTERS BADGE, FINAL ROUND $32 000
▶ Paper badges (pre-1961) are the scarcest and most prized among collectors.
ARNOLD PALMER MASTERS TROPHY $444 000
▶ A private investor sold it at auction in December 2016.
HORTON SMITH 1936 GREEN JACKET $682 000
▶ The priciest piece of Masters memorabilia – so far – changed hands in 2013.
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