Big Spender: Golf

<i>By Kimi Yoshino, Times Staff Writer</i><br>
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Though some duffers are content to hit the public links in their golf shoes from Big 5, others make a sport out of gearing up for the game. Here’s how to turn the fairway into a runway.<br>
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<b>Swing 24-karat clubs.</b><br>
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Japanese club maker Honma sells a custom set of Five Star clubs for $54,000 for 13 woods and irons.<br>
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The world’s most expensive clubs feature 24-karat gold and platinum detailing and are handcrafted by workers with an average of 21 years of experience.<br>
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And, hey, they’re good enough for Donald Trump, who owns a set.
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( Honma Golf Co. )

By Kimi Yoshino, Times Staff Writer

Though some duffers are content to hit the public links in their golf shoes from Big 5, others make a sport out of gearing up for the game. Here’s how to turn the fairway into a runway.

Swing 24-karat clubs.

Japanese club maker Honma sells a custom set of Five Star clubs for $54,000 for 13 woods and irons.

The world’s most expensive clubs feature 24-karat gold and platinum detailing and are handcrafted by workers with an average of 21 years of experience.

And, hey, they’re good enough for Donald Trump, who owns a set.

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