Psst! Wanna Buy An Illegal Golf Club?

Despite a USGA ban, players lust for Callaway's new driver

Callaway Golf's new ERC driver isn't on store shelves yet in the U.S. So if you want to snag the latest miracle club, you've got to think creatively--and be prepared to ante up. "We go get 'em for our really good customers," says Kerry Kabase, sales manager for Edwin Watts Golf Shops, which is nabbing the ERC from a network of overseas suppliers. So far, Watts has sold several hundred, which is just short of amazing considering that with duties and shipping, the price can hit $1,500. Says Kabase: "The word I get from my customers is, `I don't care what it costs, just get me one."'

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