Protect Yourself From Buying Counterfeit Golf Clubs

Published On: Oct 18 2011 03:09:19 PM EDT   Updated On: May 20 2011 10:22:48 AM EDT
DETROIT -

Golfers beware: the deal you think you're getting on a new driver or set of irons could really cost you.

A watch dog website says golfers are losing money on counterfeit clubs they're buying online.

Consumer watch dog SiteJabber.com says many golfers who think they're buying discounted clubs online are getting stuck with counterfeits sold by unauthorized dealers.

SiteJabber.com says you should avoid buying golf clubs and balls shipped from Asia - namely China, Hong Kong or Taiwan.

Many good gold clubs are made in Asia, but SiteJabber.com has red-flagged the following sites as selling fake clubs:

Edangolf.comGolfclubs365.comOrdergolfonline.com

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If you're worried about a website, call the manufacturer and ask whether the website you're buying from in an authorized dealer.