Working with 8 different length irons takes more time than practicing with Simpleton's 2.
Very large driver heads allow players to mis-strike shots by an inch or more and still achieve a reasonable outcome.Certainly one needs less skill nowadays with this equipment compared to yesteryear.Similarly, counterweighted putters make mishits a little more bearable.Lightweight shafts, especially graphite, and larger faced Titanium heads allow faster swing speeds which can translate to greater distance.So, for instance, early Mac Gregor Armour Ironmaster putters, originally selling for $ 5, are still great putters and highly valued.
Some wood shafted clubs, including more modern day models like Otey Crisman putters or Callaway Hickory sticks are listed. are items for sale that usually meet one of the above criteria only.
Classic golf clubs have known trademarks although some very high quality equipment is lesser known.
Original offering price has little effect on current desireability or value.
Today, professional player-promoted golf equipment sales drive the market.
However, few golfers play like the pros or have the hours each day to practice.
Some clubs are left as is particularly wedges designed to 'rust'.