We’re going to keep our eyes on local green fee deals for you this season, but from time to time we’ll pass along one on equipment and that’s the case today: how about a backup driver for virtually nothing?
Here’s the deal: a major online retailer is selling preowned Callaway FT-9 i-MIX Drivers for $49.99 to $59.99… but giving you a $30 or $40 gift card with your purchase. That nets your purchase down to $19.99… and there’s a code for free shipping… AND you get a free magazine subscription with your purchase. Here’s the really sweet part: you can elect to receive a $24.95 cash refund instead of the magazine.
Now when you do the math, they’re essentially paying you nearly $5 to take the driver.
The deal is legit — mine arrived last week and I have the gift card.
Your choice of specs on these drivers is somewhat limited… but even if it doesn’t fit, at this price it is a great trade-in piece for something that does work for you. And we all know that just having a backup driver in the trunk makes your gamer behave a little better.
Every Wednesday this season I plan to profile a place to play. We’ll begin tomorrow with what’s new at Broad Run Golfer’s Club in West Chester, PA. See you tomorrow.
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Ed Abrams anchors mornings on KYW Newsradio, and you can hear his Golf Reports there on Fridays and Saturdays. He has also created a new website… www.TeeItUpPhilly.com, with video course tours, audio swing tips and local golf deals