Good as gold!
By mustang6560 on 10/3/12
To commemorate Rory McIlory's runaway victory at the 2012 PGA Championship, Titleist made the Northern Irishman a gold-plated replica of his Vokey Design SM4 wedges.

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Is it just me, or are more and more OEMs starting to reward its players who win major championships with custom gold-plated replicas of their club(s)? It seems like the gesture is slowly becoming tradition. Ping honored Louis Oosthiuzen's albatross at The Masters will a gold-plated replica of his S56 4-iron.

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[ comments ]
dtak84 says:
Hasn't Ping been giving out gold plated putters for the past... century now?

I guess outside putters, it's a "new" idea.
10/3/12
 
Matt McGee says:
It seems to me that getting people to talk about your brand of gold plated golf clubs might be pretty effective advertising.
10/4/12
 
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