John F. Kennedy’s affection for the game of golf is truly legendary. This unique item was old 2012 to a private collector. The bag was originally offered for sale for $75,000.
The history of this golf bag is well documented. It was given to the President’s personal secretary Mary Barelli Gallagher by Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy in 1963 while cleaning out the President’s belongings from The White House after the assassination of the President. Ms. Gallagher served as the President’s personal secretary and later the personal secretary for Jacqueline Kennedy from 1953-1964.
The bag came a certificate of authenticity, a personal letter from Mrs. Gallagher attesting to the history of this unique bag and remarkably also includes a photo of Mrs. Gallagher with the bag.