Lot 360. Arnold Palmer Mint 9 Autograph on an Ultra 1 Golf Ball. Bold, beautiful black sharpie signature by “The King,” one of the most popular figures in sports history. During his pro golf career, he won 62 PGA Tour titles, fifth on the all-time list behind Sam Snead, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan. He was the PGA Player of the Year twice, the Vardon Trophy recipient four times (scoring average leader), “Sports Illustrated” Sportsman of the Year in 1960, and recipient of both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Winner of seven major titles, he was in the inaugural class inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. He died in 2016. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 361. Gene Sarazen Mint 9 Bold Black Sharpie Signature on a Spalding Golf Ball. Born in Harrison, NY, Sarazen was one of the world’s leading golfers in the 1920s and 1930s. He won 38 PGA events, including seven major championships. He was the first to win each of the four major championships (U.S Open, PGA, The Open and the Masters) at least once. Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have matched this achievement. In 1932, Sarazen was the AP Male Athlete of the Year. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974 as part of the inaugural class. He died in 1992. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $50
Lot 362. 15 Photos Signed by Golf’s Masters Tournament Champions – Casper, Watson, Zoeller, Etc. These autographs are mint 9 and gem mint 10 on color photos unless otherwise noted. They have been PSA/DNA Pre-Certified. On 8” x 10” photos: Billy Casper (1970 champion, died 2015, autograph personalized to Herb), Gay Brewer (1967, died 2007), Zach Johnson (2007, b&w photo), Bernard Langer (1985 and 1993), Mark O’Meara (1968), Craig Stadler (1982, pers. to Richard) and Fuzzy Zoeller (1979). Signatures by Ray Floyd (1976) are on a 5” x 7” photo (pers. to Frank) and a 4” x 5.75” postcard. These golfers autographed photos about 4” x 5.75”: Bob Goalby (1968, died 2022), Sandy Lyle (1988, b&w, pers. to Theresa), Pat Reed (2018), Bubba Watson (2011 and 2012) and Fuzzy Zoeller (1979). And two more autographs are on 3.5” x 5” photos: Jack Burke (Jr., 1956, b&w) and Sandy Lyle (1988, signed a photo of a Titleist golf ball).
Winning Bid $61