The History of Leith

September 12, 2007

£150,000 for a putter? You could club together

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MANY golfers have spent a fortune on a putter in a bid to improve their short game. But few would lay out more than £150,000 – the record amount a rare putter made in Leith is expected to fetch at auction later this month.

The Andrew Dickson long-nosed putter is one of the highlights in the collection of American golf enthusiast Jeffery B Ellis. He has spent a lifetime amassing around six hundred antique golf clubs, which are expected to sell for more than a million pounds at Sotheby’s in New York. for more click here

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