There’s always nerves when you walk into the pro shop. The intimidating feel of looking at the huge price tag for brand new golf clubs. A common feeling for everyone. However, there are affordable brands for equipment at the pro shops. Those are the ones most people go for to save some cost. We will not be covering those today as we are going to showcase some of the most expensive golf equipment.
Obviously price is a big factor when coming to make a decision. Nonetheless, the equipment you buy should be something you like!
Most Expensive Golf Equipment
The first on our list. The Honma Beres range of golf clubs. Honma is a widely recognized premium brand. Most of their equipment is on the upper end of pricing.
The Honma Beres full set of 10-12 golf clubs would cost up to 60,000 USD. Which makes it the most expensive golf equipment. The moment you look at the club you would know why it is that expensive. It uses 24-karat gold on their driver, woods and irons. Furthermore, you can have your name engraved in the clubhead and the shaft. Also if you think the gold is too blingy, you have 10-12 colours to choose from to customize.
Golf Trolleys have evolved over the years. Traditional trolleys require golfers to push the full weight of the trolley and their golf bag throughout 18 holes. Senior golfers would struggle a little more than the younger ones but it is also tiring for everyone. Technology however, made it easier for golfers with their motorized trolleys.
The Powakaddy FX3 is a motorized trolley that can run for a full 18 holes. Furthermore, it has a 1-click folding system in the FX collection made to provide convenience for golfers. Self-sensing Electronic Braking System (EBS) for steep inclines as well. However, these trolleys don’t come cheap. The Powakaddy FX3 18Hole 3-Wheels with Lithium Battery costs a whopping RM 4,090.
Launch Monitors are a big want for golfers. It provides you with data from your golf swings and it’s very accurate. Data such as:
- Carry Distance
- Swing Speed
- Ball Speed
- Launch Angle
- Smash Factor
The Voice Caddie SC300i Swing Caddie is a portable launch monitor with a voice output function for ease of use. Also light in weight and sleek for easy setting adjustment before use. About the size of your phone. Compared to a full on launch monitor like a GCQuad which could cost up to $11,000. The Voice Caddie SC300i Swing Caddie Portable Launch Monitor is being sold at RM 2,550 at MST golf.
Range finders are very useful for golfers whether professional or casual. It allows you to track the distance between you and the pin or anything like hazards. There are many different brands of range fingers like Callaway and Voice Caddie. The cheapest Callaway rangefinder would cost around RM 1000 whereas the Nikon Coolshot Pro Stabilized Laser cost up to RM 2,550.
It has a stabilized function for facilitating measurement to a distant flagstick while reducing the vibration caused by hand movement. It also has a quick and stable measurement response regardless of distance. The hyper read is much evolved and displays the measurement result in approximately 0.3 seconds.
PXG is a brand launched in 2014 by billionaire and keen golfer Bob Parsons. He was unsatisfied with the golf equipment on the market at the time hence leading him to launch PXG with the vision of making the best possible golf clubs.
PXG equipment are noticeable by their countless number of screws on their club heads. Some find them unappealing but some people love it.
The PXG Drivers are being sold upwards from RM 3,000 retail price. Furthermore their Putters can cost upward from RM 1,800 – RM 3,000. The PXG 0311 XF Iron set cost almost RM 15,000! That is absurdly expensive! Besides golf clubs, their apparel line is not cheap as well. It can cost up to RM 1,000! Next time you see your buddies rock PXG equipment, just remember these things are not cheap! Their tour caddie bags cost about RM 3,500 too.
Well here are some of the most expensive golf equipment that you could find in pro shops! I’m sure if these are out of your budget range, there are other alternatives that will not hurt your pockets as much. The alternatives will also be just as good!
If you are wondering what pro shops to go to in Malaysia, check out our article on Golf Shops in Malaysia!
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