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Trade-in FAQ


Our trade-in values are competitively priced and are almost always higher than the competition. The only circumstance in which we may adjust a trade-in value is if a qualified competitor offers a higher value.
OF COURSE! We will buy them as long as they are not too heavily worn, and they are from a big name manufacturer.
Paypal, Venmo, or a check in the mail are offered for online trade-in payouts. If you trade-in at the PAR Trade-in Tent, then you will receive instant credit to the host golf course pro shop.
PAR offers industry-high trade-in values through our boosted price match guarantee. In addition, Purchase And Resell donates to local charities with each trade-in we receive! Finally, we have PGA Professionals here to answer your calls, emails, concerns, questions, and anything else that we may help with!

My name is David Bronsteen, and I am the founder of PAR. Like many, my childhood was filled with unique challenges that shaped me to be the person I am today. While we operate PAR to offer golfers a convenient way to sell their used golf clubs, it is also important to us that we spread awareness of, and support for, some of the many challenges faced by people every day.

We donate to…
  • First Tee Pro Kids
  • PGA Youth On Course
  • PGA Hope
  • Randy Jones Foundation
  • Children’s Organ Transplant Association
  • Autism Society of San Diego
  • Parkinson’s Association of San Diego
  • Cal State San Marcos
You got it! While most of our rates are above the competition, the rare case of a higher value found elsewhere may arise. If so, we will price match/beat our competition to ensure our highest-price guarantee.
PAR has created their own golf club database by surveying competitor pricing, current market trends, and eBay resale values for over 4,000 individual golf clubs!!!
We suggest calling around to local golf shops, as they usually have many lying around. If you strike out there, you can always purchase multiple tube shaped boxes and combine them into one longer one! Check out or for more info on ordering boxes.
Generally speaking, we do not purchase clubs that are left off the catalog. However, you can call us at (760) 961-4411, or email to double check!
We can either donate the club to charity or we can send it back to you. Shipping is at your expense.
You will be paid within two business days after our final appraisal.
Of course, didn’t you?! This is another reason why we beat the competition! Our staff of PGA and golf industry professionals will be sure to get you the best value possible for the entirety of your trade-in.
Trade-ins are final once we have received AND paid for your items. If you change your mind after shipping them and before being paid, we are happy to mail back your items at your expense for shipping.
PAR is located in North San Diego County.
Just like a car, golf clubs depreciate quite fast. This is due to a constant surplus of new club releases, and decades of available golf clubs. We do understand that our industry-high trade-in values may not be able to satisfy everyone. Because of that, we are happy to guide you through the selling process yourself, to help you get the most value for your golf club! Please call us at (76) 961-4411 if we can help.
  1. Add items to your quote
  2. Select Payment Method (Paypal, Venmo, or written check)
  3. Checkout
  4. Mail us your trade-in using instructions in your confirmation email
To add an item to your quote:
  1. Select “Trade-In” tab on top menu.
  2. Find your golf club by manufacturer, club type, and/or by using the search bar.
  3. Once you locate your item, click on its picture or title to open the item page.
  4. Select your item(s) condition and “add to quote”.


To be considered ALBATROSS, the club must pass ALL the following conditions:
  • No signs of use
  • Includes necessary accessories (head cover, wrench, weights, etc.)


To be considered EAGLE, the club must pass ALL the following conditions:
  • Groove wear is light
  • Clubhead wear is minimal
  • The grips are used, but have no wear
  • The shaft labels are intact
  • Shaft specs are fully legible


The club will be considered BIRDIE if ANY of the following conditions exist:
  • Light: groove wear, dents, dings, nicks, scratches, paint chips, rusting, sky marks
  • Missing or illegible shaft specs
  • Excessive shaft wear
  • Excessive grip wear


(Zero cash value. We can donate these for you) The club will be considered BOGEY if ANY of the following conditions exist:
  • Heavy: dents, dings, nicks, rusting, cracks
  • Shaft cracks, dents
  • Heavy groove wear
  • Excessive damage to any club component
No problem! When we receive your trade-in, we ask for two business days to allow us to complete a final appraisal. If there are any condition differences from the original quote, we will notify you prior to completing payment. Once we get the green light back from you, we will send the “green paper” to your bank account! If you are not interested in selling at the final appraisal’s value, then we are happy to ship back your items at your shipping expense.
It is very important to carefully package your items using our provided packing instructions in your quote confirmation email. Purchase And Resell is not liable for any damage caused in the shipping process when sending us your trade-in.

Trade-in @ PAR Tent

The PAR Trade-in Tent tours Southern California and spends days at local golf courses. Bring your trade-ins to the PAR Trade-in Tent in exchange for on the spot appraisals and payments.

Trade-in Online

1. Click “Begin Online Trade-in”
2. Follow on-screen instructions