2009 Hot ListJanuary 6, 2009

Best Values: How about a full set for less than $1,000?

We know that $500 drivers, $370 fairway woods and $1,500 iron sets might be difficult to afford in today's economic climate. We also know that you can get quality clubs for a lot less. Here are two options to consider: First, there's the exceptional value of a used set of clubs (preferably former Hot List selections). Visit sites such as valueguide.pga.com, callawaygolfpreowned.com or golfexchange.com to find good deals. Or you can try this list of our favorite new-club values. This set of 14-clubs will cost you $980 ($1,040 with bag).

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