Baby, it’s (gonna be) cold outside: Get ready for winter golf with these new wardrobe staples

October 12, 2018
Just because the temperatures drop doesn’t mean your handicap index needs to soar. This innovative cold-weather golf gear will keep you feeling fine — even in foul weather.

TOP SPIN

Remember when jackets used to hinder your swing? Not anymore. With today’s outerwear, flexibility and freedom of movement is a priority, and the use of light, breathable materials ensure warmth without the weight.  Clockwise from left to right: Columbia Sportswear Men’s Downpour Jacket, $250; BUY NOW FootJoy DryJoys Tour LTS Jacket, $285; BUY NOW Galvin Green Austin jacket, $495; BUY NOW Under Armour UA Insulated Vest, $110; BUY NOW Zero Restriction Z625 Vest, $170; BUY NOW Callaway Men’s Waterproof Full Zip Jacket, $200; BUY NOW Nike Aeroloft Jacket, $250; BUY NOW Matte Grey Traveler Jacket, $180; BUY NOW  

SOFT LANDING

Gone are the days when a bland, basic cotton pullover was your only option in cool weather. Today’s secondary layers are still soft but look sharp, boasting performance-enhancing features like seamless ventilation, water-resistant fabrics and even a special internal pocket for headphones. From left to right: Puma Evoknit Performance 1/4 Zip, $95; BUY NOW Nike Therma Repel Men’s Golf Crew, $65; BUY NOW Adidas Women's Go-To Adapt Jacket, $90; BUY NOW Ping Caldern, $109; BUY NOW Under Armour UA Threadborne Crew Sweater, $100; BUY NOW Greyson Koko Hooded Solid Sweater, $285; BUY NOW

SHOES & HUES

Does the winter season have you feeling blue? Good! Now is the time to let darkness reign. Wearing deep blue and black hues on your feet is the perfect accompaniment to a winter golf wardrobe. And with these slick options, you simply can’t go wrong. Clockwise, beginning with top left: Puma Ignite Pwrsport, $120; BUY NOW Callaway Coronado, $129.95; BUY NOW Under Armour UA Spieth 2 Mid GT, $230; BUY NOW Ecco Biom Hybrid 3 GTX, $200; BUY NOW Nike Roshe Tour, $110; BUY NOW FootJoy Pro/SL, $159.99; BUY NOW Adidas Adipower 4ORGED, $140; BUY NOW  

IN THE HUNT

Camouflage is everywhere this season, so why not jump on the bandwagon with your golf apparel? Subtle options abound — hat, belt, glove — or you can go full-bore with a quarter zip or jacket. Either way, wearing camo shows you mean business — both on the course, and in the sartorial sense. Clockwise from left: Ralph Lauren RLX Golf Paneled Stretch Wool Jacket, $215; BUY NOW Greyson Huron Vest, $198; BUY NOW Greyson Camo Camowolf Cardigan Sweater, $345; BUY NOW  Birds of Condor Hacker Trucker Snapback, $28.40; BUY NOW FootJoy Spectrum glove, $24; BUY NOW  Puma Camo Bomber Golf Jacket, $95; BUY NOW Peter Millar Turin Stretch Shower Jacket, $195; BUY NOW Birds of Condor Breezy jacket, $99; BUY NOW Perth Stretch Loop Terry Camouflage Quarter-Zip, $115; BUY NOW Puma Volition Camo 1/4 Zip, $90; BUY NOW Peter Millar Crown Seal Camo belt, $85; BUY NOW