Golf clubs are known to depreciate in value over time, with the average set losing more than 50% of its value within two years and up to 75% after four years. However, some golfers prefer to stick with their used golf clubs for various reasons. In some cases, these clubs can be worth a lot of money, especially if they have been owned by famous people or have a unique design. It can be difficult to identify golf clubs by year due to slight variations in design and impression.
That said, it is important to invest in quality clubs if you want them to maintain their value over time. While not every golfer needs the best set of clubs out there, having a quality set pays off in the long run. If you are looking to sell your used golf clubs, you can do so through an exchange program. Once your clubs arrive, you can expect payment within 7-10 business days.
It is also important to include any accessories such as head covers, tool sets, torque wrenches, etc. when possible (although not required). In some cases, it may be better to buy a used club from a better brand or model than a cheaper new model. You may not get a huge return on your investment, but you will be able to get rid of those old sticks that are collecting dust and sell them to someone who loves them.
To find clubs with significant value, it is necessary to look back before World War II and probably before 1930 when steel axles and combination sets became commonplace in golf club manufacturing.