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Caring Transitions of Del Sur Makes Moments in Golf History Tangible

 Posted by Caring Transitions on May 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM

CTBids Spotlight: A Piece of Golf History 

Caring Transitions of Del Sur makes moments in golf history tangible with their most recent online auction ending May 30th. 

When interviewed about this unique sale with one of a kind pieces, this is what owner Kale Evans had to say in a recent Q&A:

Q: Tell us about the Golf Memorabilia Sale.

A: Our Golf Memorabilia online auctions includes wood shafted clubs, century long nose clubs, delightful Hugh Philp clubs, and late 19th century woods and irons from Forgan McEwan  as well as ceramics, artwork, and medals.  There is also prestigious trophies and competition memorabilia, including programs from the Open Championship, Ryder Cup and other high profile events held over the last 150 years.  There are rare golf balls ranging from feathery golf balls through to gutty, bramble and wrapped golf balls.

There are rare books dating back to the late 1800.  Our auction even has items from the likes of Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Tom Morris, Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus.

Q: What is most exciting about this sale?  

A: Being able to work on a national sale that not only reaches across the country but also internationally as golf truly has no boundaries.

Q: What are three rare or unique items in this sale? 

A: Lot #333 Hilton, Harold & Smith, Garden"The Royal and Ancient Game of Golf" 1912 copy 220 of 900, Lot #119 History of the golf ball dating back to 1620, Lot #350 Simpson, Sir W.G. Bart "The Art of Golf" 1887 Rare book, Lot #347 Park, W. Jr "The Game of Golf" Rare Original 1st Book ever written by a golf pro, Lot #260 Rare Willie Park Club

Q: Is any of the memorabilia connected to celebrity golfer’s or collector’s?  

A: We have three golf balls signed by Fred Couples, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer with certificates, signed photo of Snead, Sarzen and Wilson, we have a picture of Babe Ruth golfing, Joe Lewis Golfing, Jackie Gleason golfing, and photo of the Prince of Wales golfing. 

Q: How old is the oldest item in the collection? Is there a story or details about the item you would like to share?  

A: Lot #119 history of golf ball has a golf ball dating back to 1620, Lot #350 Simpson, Sir W.G. "The Art of Golf Rare 1887, 

Q: What is your favorite story behind one of the collection items? 

A: Every item has a story my favorite is Jack wife Pat asked him what he was going to do with all this golf memorabilia and Jack said look at it and enjoy it.   With that being said Pat promise Jack she would find a good home that will appreciate this life time of golf collection and after an extensive search I am trusted to fulfill her promise to her late husband.

Q: What is your favorite CTBids feature consumers should be excited about?  

The ability to use the video function to show a quick clip of an item in action Lot #19 golf clock that says get up or you will miss your tee time, Lot #401 Bobby Jones flicker book.

"If you are a golf collector looking to buy golf memorabilia then look no further. Whether you're looking for Open Golf Championship memorabilia, Ryder Cup, St Andrews' programs, golf books, or hickory shaft golf clubs, we offer an unparalleled collection of the most desirable and unusual golfing lots," says Evans.  

If you are a golf enthusiast or know a golf enthusiast, mention this sale to them so they can browse and possibly bid on a piece of golf history at delsur.ctbids.com