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Tiger Woods Rookie Cards

Tiger Woods and his top 3 rookie cards

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Arguably the best golfer in history, Tiger Woods is getting even more attention with two documentaries (from ESPN and HBO) featuring the golf icon.

And with the boom of the hobby, any documentary on an athlete seems to boost their sports card value as well (ie. Michael Jordan).

So if you’re on the lookout for some Tiger Woods rookie cards, here’s our favorite 3 to invest in. Already considered the GOAT to many golf enthusiasts, many of his cards will already be at a premium.

But GOAT cards tend to be great long-term holds.

1. 2001 SP Authentic Stars Autograph Rookie Card

Any on-card autograph rookie card of Tiger Woods already holds tremendous value.

And there are several different autograph cards available to collect from his rookie season.

Most will cost in the thousands, if not tens of thousands, already for well-graded ones. One of the most valuable currently is the SP Authentic Stars rookie card, which also has a number of parallels with low serial numbers.

2001 SP Authentic Gold Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC AUTO /100 #45 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT

$1,500,000.00  
End Date: Sunday Apr-18-2021 19:40:53 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,500,000.00
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2014 SP Authentic Tiger Woods '01 Tribute Arnold Palmer AUTO /10 #TWAP BGS 9.5

$1,000,000.00  
End Date: Monday May-03-2021 07:50:55 EDT
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2001 SP Authentic Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC PSA/DNA 10 AUTO #45 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$500,000.00  
End Date: Friday Apr-23-2021 18:49:07 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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2001 Tiger Woods SP Authentic GOLD SN: 74/100 #45 BGS 9.5 & 10 Auto PCSC GOAT

$500,000.00  
End Date: Tuesday Apr-27-2021 13:43:39 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $500,000.00
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2. 2001 Upper Deck Rookie Card #1

The go-to non-autograph rookie card for many collectors will be this 2001 Upper Deck rookie card.

While there are many available, the better graded ones, especially the PSA 10, will go for substantially more.

But if you just want a lower graded one for your personal collection, this card is definitely more financially accessible.

2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 BGS 10 PRISTINE

$2,200.00  
End Date: Sunday Apr-18-2021 14:01:57 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $2,200.00
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2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 PSA 10 GEM MINT 

$1,148.00  
End Date: Saturday Apr-24-2021 16:17:44 EDT
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2001 Upper Deck Tiger Woods Promo #NNO and Rookie RC #1 Both PSA Mint 9

$1,349.99  
End Date: Thursday May-13-2021 13:00:32 EDT
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2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 BGS 10 PRISTINE

$20,000.00  
End Date: Sunday Apr-25-2021 21:51:58 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $20,000.00
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2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 PSA 10 GEM MINT

$25,000.00  
End Date: Friday Apr-23-2021 17:29:07 EDT
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2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 BGS 10 PRISTINE

$50,000.00  
End Date: Friday May-07-2021 18:48:14 EDT
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2001 Upper Deck Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #1 BGS 10 PRISTINE

$1,850.00  
End Date: Thursday May-13-2021 16:49:27 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,850.00
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3. 1996 Sports Illustrated For Kids Rookie Card

If you’re looking for one of the earliest cards of Tiger Woods, it might just be cardboard cutout found in Sports Illustrated for Kids.

It has increased steadily in value and for a die-hard Tiger fan, it is a must-have.

1996 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SI FOR KIDS #536 TIGER WOODS RC (ROOKIE) PSA 10 GEM MT

$11,700.99  (11 bids)
End Date: Sunday Apr-18-2021 22:00:20 EDT

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1996 TIGER WOODS ROOKIE SI Sports Illustrated For Kids RC #536 PSA 6 SLAB

$1,299.00  
End Date: Sunday May-16-2021 10:01:32 EDT
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1996 Sports Illustrated SI For Kids Golf Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC BGS 9.5 GEM MINT

$23,999.99  
End Date: Tuesday May-11-2021 21:57:58 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $23,999.99
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1996 Sports Illustrated For Kids Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #536 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT

$24,999.00  
End Date: Wednesday Apr-21-2021 00:56:35 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $24,999.00
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TIGER WOODS 1996 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS ROOKE RC #536 PSA 8 NM-MT

$2,899.99  
End Date: Tuesday Apr-27-2021 20:20:46 EDT
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1996 Sports Illustrated For Kids Tiger Woods ROOKIE RC #536 PSA 9 MINT

$7,950.00  
End Date: Sunday May-02-2021 14:08:04 EDT
Buy It Now for only: $7,950.00
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