Black Friday 2018: 11 great golf gifts to buy
The holiday season is fast-approaching, and although discounts will surely abound throughout the coming weeks, Black Friday marks the true beginning of the shopping season.
Remember, when the deals are this good, you’re *totally* allowed to throw in a little something for yourself.
Here are 11 awesome items to both give and receive. And a Black Friday discount is an added bonus!
DEVEREUX “G*LF” SNAPBACK
Available in four colors, these cheeky, fun snapback hats are sure to delight golfers of any age. $35; dvrxthreads.com
PUMA EVOKNIT CAMO GOLF POLO
Camo golf gear is everywhere this season, so jump on the bandwagon with Puma’s cool, subtle print in a soft, moisture-wicking fabric. $75, cobragolf.com.
ADIDAS GO-TO ADAPT 1/4 ZIP SWEATSHIRT
Part sweater, part jacket, this nifty selection from Adidas is meant to be an everyday “go-to” option — an ideal combination of breathable stretchiness and fleece-lined warmth. $90, adidas.com.
LINKSOUL HILGARD QUILTED DOWN JACKET
If you’re looking for a jacket that will work well both on and off the course, this is it. And as an added bonus, it’s so lightweight, you can pack it up in its own pocket. $195, linksoul.com.
ECCO BIOM HYBRID 3 GTX
The latest Biom iteration from Ecco has a versatile, leisure-friendly look, but don’t be fooled. It packs all the technology you want in a performance golf shoe, with breathable, waterproof construction and yak-leather durability. $179.99-$200, eccousa.com
DORMIE WORKSHOP HEADCOVERS
Hard to argue with the inspirational message behind these awesome, handmade leather headcovers. $145, dormieworkshop.com
TIPSY ELVES HOLIDAY GOLF SWEATER
Holiday sweaters are definitely a thing, and what could be a better conversation-starter than this Santa-themed golf sweater? The big man could use some work on that follow-through, though. $59, tipsyelves.com.
SEAMUS GOLF HAND FORGED CIRCLE NICKEL BLANK BALL MARK
Seamus Golf has an array of hand-forged ball mark options (which you can further personalize with a custom stamp of up to five characters), but I’m partial to this blank canvas, which is big enough (1.5 in diameter) to have engraved with your own special holiday message. $29, seamusgolf.com.
BUSHNELL HYBRID LASER RANGEFINDER
Boasting the world’s first GPS and laser rangefinder combination in a single unit, the two technologies combine to give you the most accurate yardage around. Also included: 36,000 preloaded courses in 30 countries. $449.99, bushnellgolf.com.
JONES UTILITY TROUPER STAND BAG
At only five pounds, the Trouper is both light weight and stylish. Two straps give you carry options, and an insulated beverage pocket can hold two cans. Also included: a mesh Bluetooth speaker and phone pocket. $229.95, jonesgolfbags.com.
SUN MOUNTAIN PATHFINDER 3 PUSHCART
At only 16 pounds, the Pathfinder 3 is a must-have accessory for any walking enthusiast. Two steps is all it takes to fold up the cart up and store it in your car. A special accessory console holds your phone, scorecard and extra balls and tees, while an included mesh basket and velour-lined valuables pouch is a perfect place for your rangefinder. $199.99, sunmountain.com.