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December 12, 2012

Truth & Rumors: President Ford's clubs top seller at auction

Posted at 12:43 PM by Samantha Glover | Categories: Truth & Rumors

A set of golf clubs belonging to President Gerald Ford, who came in at No. 6 on our list of top 10 presidential golfers, sold for $26,000 at auction on Tuesday.

The money from the clubs -- just one of 50 items donated by the late president's family that raised a total of $132,000 -- will go towards a new student learning center at his presidential museum in Grand Rapids, according to a Detroit Free Press report.

The clubs were sold in a bag inscribed with Ford's name and two American flags, as well as the presidential seal.

(Photo: President Ford with Arnold Palmer in 1977; Bill Eppridge/Getty Images)

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