10 Most Expensive Tiger Woods Cards


Tiger Woods is widely regarded as the greatest golfer ever, not to mention one of the most well-known athletes in the world. Since 1996, Woods has smashed records, including 82 PGA Tour wins, 11 PGA Player of the Year awards, and 18 additional World Golf Championship wins. He is the youngest player ever to achieve a career Grand Slam–a title reserved for the select few who win all major golf championships in the same calendar year. Woods is set to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2021. His notoriety has been immortalized in his trading cards. Here’s a look at some of the most iconic Tiger Woods cards…

1. 2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Golf “Authentic Stars” Autograph Gold #45 Rookie Card /100
Sold in April 2021 for $369.0k at Goldin Auctions

2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Golf “Authentic Stars” Autograph Gold #45 Rookie Card /100

The Card set an all-time high for a Tiger Woods card in April, when a PSA 10 of this card sold for $369.0k at Goldin Auctions. The scarcity of finding /100 PSA 10 (only 16 of which have achieved this grade) Gem Mint graded pristine rookie card drove impressive buzz around this card.

2. 2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Golf “Authentic Stars” Autograph #45 Rookie Card /900
Sold in April 2021 for $105.8k at Goldin Auctions

2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Golf “Authentic Stars” Autograph #45 Rookie Card /900
In April, a PSA 10 of this card sold for $105.8k at Goldin Auctions. The scarcity of finding /900 PSA 10 Gem Mint graded pristine rookie card made this card a must-have for collectors.

3. 1998 Tiger Woods Champions of Golf Masters Collection
Sold in February 2019 for $64.3k on eBay

1998 Tiger Woods Champions of Golf Masters Collection
In February 2019, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card was sold on eBay for $64.3k. The card captures Tiger’s legendary performance at the 1997 Masters, where he set or tied 27 records. Additionally, only two known cards have achieved a PSA 10 grade.

4. 1996 Tiger Woods Sports Illustrated (SI) For Kids #536
Sold in April 2021 for $41.5k on eBay

1996 Tiger Woods Sports Illustrated (SI) For Kids #536

In April 2021, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card was sold on eBay for $41.5k. The card holds significance as it captures his rookie year when he turned pro & when he was named PGA Rookie of the year.

5. 2001 Tiger Woods Upper Deck #1
Sold in February 2021 for $25.1k on eBay

2001 Tiger Woods Upper Deck #1

In April 2021, a BGS 10 Black graded copy of this card was sold on eBay for $25.1k. The card holds significance as it is regarded as the first mainstream rookie card of Tiger.

6. 2001 Tiger Woods Upper Deck Gallery Autograph #GG-TW
Sold in December 2020 for $25.0k on eBay

2001 Tiger Woods Upper Deck Gallery Autograph #GG-TW

In December 2020, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card was sold on eBay for $25.0k. The card holds significance as it is considered one the first Autographed Rookie Cards, /50 numbering, and the card’s scarcity — there are only 3 known cards to have achieved a PSA 10 grade.

7. 2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Sign of the Times Red #TW Signed Rookie Card /274
Sold in February 2021 for $21.6k at Goldin Auctions

2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Sign of the Times Red #TW Signed Rookie Card /274

In February 2021, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card was sold at Goldin Auctions for $25.0k. The card’s scarcity (/274) and Upper Decks COA of the signature makes this piece noteworthy.

8. 2001 Tiger Woods #TW (Player’s Ink)
Sold in May 2021 for $13.3k on eBay

2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic Sign of the Times Red #TW Signed Rookie Card /274

In May 2021, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card sold on eBay for $13.3k. There is a limited known population of just 74 cards receiving a PSA 10 grade. Additionally, strong demand for signed Tiger rookie cards generated buzz for this card.

9. 1997 Tiger Woods Sported! Magazine Shooting Stars
Sold in January 2021 for $8.0k on eBay

1997 Tiger Woods Sported! Magazine Shooting Stars

In May 2021, a PSA 10 graded copy of this card sold on eBay for $8.0k. There is a limited known population of just seven cards receiving a PSA 10 grade. The card is significant given its limited population and captures Tiger in the early years of his career.

10. 2013 Tiger Woods Precious Metal Gems (PMG) Purple /125 (Employee Exclusive) #E-TW
Sold in February 2021 for $7.1k on eBay

2013 Tiger Woods Precious Metal Gems (PMG) Purple /125 (Employee Exclusive) #E-TW

In May 2021, a BGS 9.5 graded copy of this card was sold on eBay for $7.1k. This card is part of a six-card set (all /125) Upper Deck gave to employees. These cards play off of the iconic PMG cards released in the ‘90s.

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