SPOT THE FAKE BY ITEM

  • #1

    The red dots on a counterfeit will look different, notice the gap between the inner circle and outer edge of the red dot.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The Titleist logo is smaller on a fake club. The texture in the grooves of the engraving will also be less noticeable in a counterfeit.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The red dots on the back face are smaller on a fake club. Also, the sight line should be thicker as shown in the photo below.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #4

    A real Scotty Cameron will have a serial number engraved on its shaft, counterfeits will not have this engraving.

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    Real

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  • #5

    The color of the head covers are different.

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    Real

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  • #1

    A counterfeit has a shallow ditch around the weights.

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    Real

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  • #2

    The logo engravings on a fake are shallow and light.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The logo engravings are smaller on the back face of a fake, the font and spacing are also different.

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    Real

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  • #4

    A sight line is shorter for a counterfeit.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The serial number engravings are closer to the head of a fake.

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    Real

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  • #1

    The dots are slightly different in shape and color, a site line on a fake is shorter.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The quality of the milling and texture are noticeably different.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    As you can see on the fake, there is an uneven finish on the neck and the logo engravings on a fake are shallow and light.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #4

    You will notice that engravings are shallow and light all throughout the club.

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    Real

    select-newport-2014-2

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The JGGA sticker has a designated location on an authentic club. These stickers will be randomly placed on a fake and will be missing a serial number.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #1

    Notice the color of the "select" engravings on a sole of a fake are brighter.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The engraving present on the weight itself, will be thinner on a fake club.

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    Real

    select-newport-2012-2

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    A counterfeit has a shorter site line.

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    Real

    select-newport-2012-2

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    A hologram sticker on a fake will not be flipped even if you use "check filter".

    select-newport-2012-1

    Real

    select-newport-2012-2

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The "CAMERON" engraving is thinner on a fake.

    select-newport-2012-1

    Real

    select-newport-2012-2

    Counterfeit

  • #1

    A fake has a shallow weight groove.

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    Real

    select-newport-2016-2

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    A line is not apparent on a fake, which is located next to the screws on the back face of an authentic club.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The fake has a slimmer groove and the Titleist engraving is thin.

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    Real

    select-newport-2016-2

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  • #4

    The fake will have a square end of the sight line rather than connect with the back face.

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    Real

    select-newport-2016-2

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    Serial numbers on a real Scotty Cameron will be closer to the grip compared to a counterfeit.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #1

    Notice that the engravings have different font and sizing. The plate color is different as well.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The red dots on the back face are smaller on a fake club. Also, the sight line should be thicker as shown in the photo below.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    Note that the finishes for the neck are different as shown in the pictures below.

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    Real

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  • #4

    A real Scotty Cameron will have a serial number engraved on its shaft, counterfeits will not have this engraving.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The color of the head covers are different.

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    Real

    select-newport-2016-2

    Counterfeit

  • #1

    The boldness and size of the engraving on the soles are different. The plate color is different as well.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    Finishes for the face and the sole are not well copied, coloring as well as texture are noticeably different.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The red dots on the back face are smaller on a fake club. Also, the sight line should be thicker as shown in the photo below.

    select-squareback-2018

    Real

    select-squareback-2018

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    A real Scotty Cameron will have a serial number engraved on its shaft, counterfeits will not have this engraving.

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    Real

    select-squareback-2018

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The color of the head covers are different.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #1

    The fake sole will have a glossy finish and shallow weight grooves.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    A line is shallow on a fake.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #3

    As shown below, the milling on the neck is significantly different

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #4

    A real Scotty Cameron has a flat finish and a fake will have an uneven shine.

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    Real

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  • #5

    A real Studio Select Newport 2 doesn't mention "Made in America".

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    Real

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  • #1

    As you can see, the neck of a fake will have less curvature.

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    Real

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  • #2

    "SCOTTY CAMERON" engravings on a fake are located in a higher position.

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    Real

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  • #3

    A fake will have a similar finish but will not shine as an authentic would.

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    Real

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  • #1

    Engravings on a fake are shallow and light.

    Studio Select Kombi S

    Real

    Studio Select Kombi

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    A fake is not glossy.

    Studio Select Kombi S

    Real

    Studio Select Kombi

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The red dots on the back face are smaller on a fake club.

    Studio Select Kombi S

    Real

    Studio Select Kombi

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    Face milling on the fake club is rough.

    Studio Select Kombi S

    Real

    Studio Select Kombi

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    As you can see below, the fake will have spelling errors or incorrect engravings (In this case, "S" is "8")

    Studio Select Kombi S

    Real

    Studio Select Kombi

    Counterfeit

  • #1

    Engravings on a fake are shallow and light.

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Real

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    Material should be different between a head and insert, and face milling on a fake is rough.

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Real

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The overall size of the engraving and design will take less space on a fake.

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Real

    Studio Style Newport 2.5

    Counterfeit

  • #1

    A real club should have the "Titleist" logo engravings on the neck leading to the head.

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    Real

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    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The "SCOTTY CAMERON" engravings on a fake are shallow.

    California NAPA Limited

    Real

    California NAPA Limited

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The face milling on a fake is noticeably rough.

    California NAPA Limited

    Real

    California NAPA Limited

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    The sticker design on the shaft is different.

    California NAPA Limited

    Real

    California NAPA Limited

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    While a real club is 35 inches, a fake is about 33-34 inches.

  • #6

    The balance will be different (A real club:±D6, A fake:±B6).

  • #1

    The bird engraving is located inside the background sun on a fake.

    California SONOMA

    Real

    California SONOMA

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    Note that there is more curvature of the head for the real club.

    California SONOMA

    Real

    California SONOMA

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    While the real California SONOMA has a short neck and its joint flat, the neck for a fake is long and the joint is rounded.

    California SONOMA

    Real

    California SONOMA

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    The overall design and build of the shaft is hard to distinguish.

    California SONOMA

    Real

    California SONOMA

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  • #1

    The engravings are not as deep and the location of "MONTEREY" is not as centered as a real Scotty Cameron.

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Real

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The engravings are not as deep and the location of "MONTEREY" is not as centered as a real Scotty Cameron.

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Real

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The color of engravings are less visible on a fake.

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Real

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    The shaft of a real club will display a serial number engraving and the shaft band will have a different orientation.

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Real

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Counterfeit

  • #5

    The design and texture of the head cover are not same.

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

    Real

    California Monterey 1.5 (2012)

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  • #1

    Overall, the font on a fake is thicker.

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    Real

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  • #2

    The "SCOTTY CAMERON" engraving is wider for a fake

    Golo 3

    Real

    Golo 3

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    Fake hologram stickers don’t work.

    Golo 3

    Real

    Golo 3

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    The distance between the dot and edge of the grip are different.

    Golo 3

    Real

    Golo 3

    Counterfeit

  • #1

    The "2016" engraving is thinner on a fake.

    2016 Masters

    Real

    2016 Masters

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The grooves and coloring of the face are different.

    2016 Masters

    Real

    2016 Masters

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The engravings, “AUGUSTA” and “GEORGIA” are located higher on a fake.

    2016 Masters

    Real

    2016 Masters

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  • #4

    A fake will have a non-functional JGGA sticker and serial number engraving on the shaft.

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    2016 Masters

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  • #5

    A fake head cover is of poor quality.

    2016 Masters

    Real

    2016 Masters

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  • #1

    A fake sole is black and the size of the engravings are bigger.

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Real

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Counterfeit

  • #2

    The size and font of engravings are different.

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Real

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Counterfeit

  • #3

    The logo engravings on a fake are shallow.

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Real

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Counterfeit

  • #4

    A real CIRCA 62 No.3 (2007) will have a serial number engraved on its shaft.

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Real

    Circa 62 No.3 (2007)

    Counterfeit