Golf Things To Buy
OptiShot is an all-encompassing home training system for golfers, and this package comes with a shot mat, a hitting net, and OptiShot's software. In other words, it's the closest they'll get to building a private golf course in their backyard.
golf things to buy
Pro or not, amateur or just a "played Mario Golf once and got hooked on the sport" kind, a golfer can always improve their swing game, even if they say their tempo or strength is already mastered (they're lying).
This sleek GPS golf watch takes the elements into consideration when providing distances, compensating for slope, temperature and pressure for a more accurate read. The colorful touchscreen display is easy-to-read, provides detailed green mapping based on your line of play and allows for shot planning.
This stylish collab between eyewear company Garrett Leight and streetwear golf experts Metalwood started with the release of a bold pair of wrap sunglasses and a tie-dye bucket hat and has since evolved into a full apparel and accessory collection. These shorts are among the more tame styles in the capsule, but will make a great base for bolder outfits or as an upgrade to your staple black golf shorts.
The creative minds at Lie + Loft developed a collection of prints that show popular course layouts reimagined as constellations. This Pebble Beach design would fit with any interior design theme, so you can add a golfy piece of art anywhere in the house.
Winter golf gloves will help extend the golf season despite dropping temperatures. This pair from Under Armour is water-resistant, engineered to hold body heat in and has extended cuffs for extra warmth at the wrists.
For those with a bold sense of style, this checkered bucket hat from Radda will make a great addition to any fashion-forward golf look. The nylon cap has a touch of elastane for a comfortable and lightweight feel, and comes in two size options, so you can find the best fit for your head size.
PHIGolf's Smart Home Golf Simulator is a fun and performance-enhancing simulator that is very easy to set up and use. It takes up very little space in your home and you won't need a hitting mat or a net with this simulator. It comes with a swing stick that features a built-in motion sensor that tracks your golf swing.
Ultimately, this simulator is built for entertainment purposes, allowing users to play some of the most iconic courses in the world of golf from Pebble Beach to St Andrews. It also comes with seven different game modes including stroke play, nearest to the pin and longest drive, meaning there are hours and hours of fun to be had.
With how many brands and cool designs that are on the market at the moment, now is the time to get a new pair of golf shoes. The FootJoy Fuel shoes came out earlier this year and offer more of a modern, trainer-like style which has seemed to be very popular. There is also plenty of traction and waterproof protection whilst the shoes are also incredibly versatile because they could be worn with trousers and shorts, in all seasons.
Trust us, if you get the golfer in your life a dozen Pro V1's then they will be over the moon. As you would expect the Pro V1 is well used out on Tour because of the combination of feel, performance, control and high levels of consistency. It should come as no surprise that it got five stars when we tested the ball.
The accuracy of the Aim W11 is excellent. Preloaded with 40,000 courses, the Aim W11 will pinpoint your position and give super-accurate yardages. In terms of innovation, features include a full-color touch screen display, plus green undulation and slope-adjusted distance readings (where available) to give the golfer better, real-life views and more control around the course. There are also excellent new zoom in/out functions around the green.
Want to work on your putting at home, in the office or just about anywhere? Well this mat from Perfect Practice is definitely a model to consider. The slight incline toward the hole makes you have to hit the ball nice and firm, a great way to practice putting pace which you can translate into more putts holed on the golf course.
The Blast Golf Swing Analyser is a sensor that attaches to the grip of any golf club and gathers data about your swing. Alongside the free app, the swing analyser captures an incredible amount of data about your golf swing and quickly feeds back that information so you can work on your swing.
If you know he doesn't want a watch then why not a small little GPS device that clips onto his golf bag? If so the Phantom 2 from Bushnell is a top choice. 40 per cent larger than the original Phantom, the 2 is still a relatively small device that easily fits into the palm of your hand and your golf bag.
A GPS device is a must these days because there is no excuse for getting the wrong yardage when out on the course. A good way of dealing with this problem is a golf watch and one of the best is the S12 from Garmin. Usable, versatile, and offering outstanding value, every single golfer out there will enjoy the performance from this watch.
If you are stuck with what to get Dad then why not invest in a gift card at Dick's Sporting Goods. That way he can get anything he wants and this is not just limited to golf because the retailer has loads of other sports and gear to choose from. Purely from a golfing perspective the site has everything from clubs to accessories so, depending on how much you want the gift card to be, your Dad can get fully kitted out.
The Shot Scope Pro LX+ is the first of its kind as it offers three-in-one functionality that combines the pinpoint accuracy of a laser, the convenience of a handheld golf GPS device and shot tracking performance analysis.
Got a golf trip lined up but still using the same travel bag from decades ago? Well an upgrade is vital especially if you want to keep your clubs safe and secure when travelling. Enter the Meridian from Sun Mountain, which will be your best friend on a trip.
Has someone been dropping subtle hints that they want a new golf bag? Well this Titleist model is definitely a model to consider. It featured in our best golf stand bags (opens in new tab) guide because it has a tour-inspired, low-profile top cuff, four full-length dividers and a new premium double strap for enhanced comfort and simplified adjustment while carrying. The new strap is noticeably more comfortable and is also self balancing, meaning your clubs stay upright with no chance of falling out when he is walking the fairways. it is also waterproof and looks great as well.
We recently tested this set and we have to say it is one of the best golf club sets you can buy. It comes with everything a new golfer needs and the quality is very high, meaning it will last a much longer time than many budget sets.
If your partner's golfing wardrobe needs an update, start with the polo shirt (opens in new tab) because we are coming into the hot summer months, and this Playoff Polo from Under Armour is one of the best.
Our final clothing pick is a pair of adidas pants because who doesn't need a new pair every now and again? The Ultimate365 Tapered Pants are a smart, comfortable option for golfers to wear out on the course. Flexibility comes from the stretchy fabric which also happens to be water resistant. The moisture-absorbing fabric also helps keep you dry for the days play too.
One of the best looking golf hoodies is the Lightweight model from FootJoy. The three colors look fantastic and it is a premium design thanks to double stitched seams, and the antimicrobial finish helps to eliminate odor. The pockets are also useful but the star of the show here is the comfort. Made from 100% polyester it is so soft that at no point do you want to take it off.
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With many launch monitors costing well over $1,000, Rapsodo gets into the game with its more compact mobile monitor. Working with your iOS device (sorry Android fans), the Rapsodo Mobile Launch Monitor tracks all of the essential golf stats from distance to club speed to ball speed to launch angle and beyond, reporting all of the metrics back to your phone or tablet. 041b061a72