Leave it to a retired librarian / city manager to find a good deal:
Excerpt: ‘…Yesterday I picked up a virtually new set of Cobra Irons at a thrift store. There are 9 clubs in a set of irons. Had I ordered this set new last year on the internet it would have cost me 900 dollars. Here at the Thrifty Thrift, I was expecting a charge of 50 bucks. I was wrong.
I got to the cash register and the woman said: “Golf clubs are now only a dollar a piece. We can’t get rid of the dang things.”….’ [Link to full blog post.]