Condition Guide - Clubs

10 - Brand New

The club is brand new condition, and never used on a golf course.

Woods:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: May have been hit indoors 

  • Sole: Impossible to determine if club has been hit 

  • Crown: Impossible to determine if club has been hit

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not still be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: May have been hit indoors 

  • Sole: Impossible to determine if club has been hit 

  • Topline: Perfect, no bag wear

Putter:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: May have been used on an indoor putting green 

  • Sole: Impossible to determine if putter has been used 

  • Topline: Perfect, no bag wear

9.5 - Mint

Shows virtually no traces of wear and has been hit 1-3 times total. It will be difficult to determine if clubs have been used.

Woods:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: Hit 1-3 times, could show very small traces of wear, near perfect 

  • Sole: Potentially has slight surface scratches 

  • Crown: No paint chips or skymarks

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: Hit 1-3 times, could show very small traces of wear, near perfect 

  • Sole: Potentially has slight sole scratches 

  • Topline: Near perfect, minimal bag wear

Putter:

  • Grip: Excellent condition, may or may not be in the plastic 

  • Shaft: No signs of bag wear, no paint chips or scratches 

  • Face: Potential for slight marks, maybe used for a few rounds with headcover 

  • Sole: Slight surface scratches 

  • Topline: Headcover was used, no marks

9 - Above Average

Clubs have been played less than 10 rounds and are in top of the line used condition.

Woods:

  • Grip: Very good condition, may show small signs of use

  • Shaft: May show small signs of use, no bag wear

  • Face: Shows small amounts of wear common of being used 5-10 rounds

  • Sole: Small amounts of surface scratches

  • Crown: No skymarks or paint chips

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Very good condition, may show small signs of use

  • Shaft: May show small signs of use, no bag wear

  • Face: Shows small amounts of wear, grooves are still in excellent condition

  • Sole: Small amounts of surface scratches

  • Topline: May have small amounts of bag wear, no major dings

Putter:

  • Grip: Very good condition, may show small signs of use

  • Shaft: May show small signs of use, no bag wear

  • Face: In great shape, no dings

  • Sole: Small amounts of surface scratches

  • Topline: May have small dings

8 - Average

These clubs have seen normal usage for an extended period of time or at least one season. Have been well cared for and still in good used condition.

Woods:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future

  • Shaft: Shows signs of use, may have small markings or paint scratches

  • Face: Shows ball markings and some surface scratches, no major marks

  • Sole: Will have some surface scratches and possibly paint missing from thedecals

  • Crown: May have a small skymark or a few small paint chips, still in nicely used condition

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future

  • Shaft: Shows signs of use, may have small markings or paintscratches

  • Face: Shows wear and ball marks, small amount of browning possible, grooves still sharp

  • Sole: Will have some surface scratches and possibly paint missing from the decals

  • Topline: Will have some bag wear, no major dings to affect playability

Putter:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future

  • Shaft: Shows signs of use, may have small markings or paint scratches

  • Face: May have some scratches and/or small dings

  • Sole: Will have some surface scratches and possibly paint missing from decals

  • Topline: Bag wear has caused some small dings

7 - Below Average

These clubs have been well used, but not abused. These clubs offer a great value for someone who isn't as interested in cosmetics, but cares about performance.

Woods:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: A fair amount of ball marks and scratches present, nothing to affect performance 

  • Sole: Large amount of surface scratching and paint missing from decals 

  • Crown: Skymarks and/or paint chips clearly visible

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: Browning is evident as well as ball marks, grooves still will perform well

  • Sole: Large amounts of surface scratching and paint missing from decals, may have a rock ding 

  • Topline: Major bag wear and visible dings

Putter:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: Dings and/or scratches visible, club finish may be wearing off 

  • Sole: Dings visible, paint missing from decals 

  • Topline: Putter was used without a headcover, major topline wear

6 - Poor

These clubs show considerable wear, but are useable.

Woods:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: Large amounts of ball marks and scratches 

  • Sole: Heavy scratching and paint missing from decals 

  • Crown: Many skymarks and/or paint chips, may have dents

Irons/Wedge:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: Browning is clearly visible, grooves have worn and may be ineffective 

  • Sole: Surface scratching and rock dings clearly visible 

  • Topline: Large amounts of bag wear and dings

Putter:

  • Grip: Still in useable condition, may need to be replaced in near future 

  • Shaft: Shows wear and may have paint scratches or graphics worn off 

  • Face: Finish worn off, several dings and/or scratches 

  • Sole: Finish worn off, several dings and/or scratches 

  • Topline: Putter was used without a headcover, major topline wear