LOOK SHARP ON THE COURSE OR IN THE CLUBHOUSE.
Sport may ignite our competitiveness when on the pitch, the course or the court, but while it’s obviously important to play well and be the best, we’re all too aware that it’s just as important to look good while destroying your opponent.
Forget the saying “all the gear, no idea”, when it comes to sports such as golf, it’s most definitely “all the gear, you’ve got the idea”.
Fashion and style have always played a key role in the game of golf and never has this been truer than today.
Players at amateur and professional levels are becoming increasingly conscious of their clothing and shoes whilst on the course, not to mention their demands for the performance of their clothing is ever increasing.
Golf clothing these days needs to look great and perform even better to ensure players are getting the most out of themselves on and off the course.
Brands like Nike and Peak Performance are using cutting edge fabrics and materials to help keep golfers climatised to the conditions of play. Other companies, like Bogner and Kjus are using their knowledge of ski apparel to provide luxurious, high-performance clothing. Some brands like Polo and Penguin are harking back to an era where styles were classical.
Whatever your personal style, skill level or budget there are brands that will cater to your golfing needs. Find five of our selection of the finest golfing brands for men.
Rhone is a premium brand that’s engineered for men. Whether it’s running or hitting balls on the back nine you can be sure that Rhone will have you looking great. (www.rhone.com)
Canadian activewear giant, Lululemon have moved into golf apparel. Expect cool colours, top notch fabrics and great design. (shop.lululemon.com)
Funny name, serious stuff. The brand that was made famous for making bloody great trousers is now making very stylish golf gear for men. And it’s affordable.
FAIRWAY & GREENE
Taking its naming inspiration from the very sport of golf, Fairway & Greene, founded in 1995, offers keen golfers and amateurs alike a strong selection of luxurious course-appropriate clothing. From polos made from moisture-wicking fabrics, warming layers for when the winds kick in and shorts that provide a good amount of stretch to allow you to swing to your full potential, Fairway & Greene’s golf apparel collection is handsome and well-priced.
Castore coin themselves as ‘the most technically advanced sportswear in the world’. This ethos is a result of various innovations in fabrics and design that enables the wearer to perform at their best.