Saturday, August 25, 2012

Ever since the “world’s
best golf sock” made its retail debut in 2010, Kentwool—a 169-year-old American
textile company—has been a household name for amateurs and professionals alike.
Worn by PGA Tour
standouts Bubba Watson, Matt Kuchar and Jonathan Byrd, Kentwool’s Low Profile,
Tour profile and Tour standard models distinguish the brand by utilizing the
company’s proprietary “WINDspun” merino wool yarn to ensure a blister-free
experience on the golf course. The socks are also odor-resistant and possess
thermoregulatory capabilities, which means feet stay cool when it’s hot and
warm when it’s cold.
Now, you don’t
even have to play golf to appreciate Kentwool’s 19th Hole Collection,
which debuted earlier this week at the PGA Expo in Las Vegas. All of the
comfort and technology of Kentwool’s previous sock models have been
incorporated into a sleeker and more sophisticated “clubhouse casual” package;
namely, argyle patterns and stripes in bright, vibrant colors.

KENTWOOL-19th Hole ARGYLE (navy)_hi-res KENTWOOL-19th Hole STRIPES (black-red)_hi-res KENTWOOL-19th Hole STRIPES (navy-pink)_hi-res Depending on
your team preferences, the socks can be enviable tailgate apparel on their own,
but no matter what color pants you choose to wear to the course, they’re
certainly perfect for a fun pop of color when you’re teeing your ball or reading
a putt.
Colors include solid black, khaki and navy; argyle black, khaki and navy (above, left), and
lots of stripe options: pink/green, black/red (above, middle), black/purple, black/green,
navy/orange, navy/pink (above, right) and navy/light blue. Retailing for $28 per pair, the 19th Hole Collection is available in both men’s and women’s sizes at
The company even offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee and will send you
a refund if you return your order within 30 days, so you can enjoy trying to
“rock the socks” risk-free.

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