If we know one thing about golf lovers, it’s that they can never have too much gear, gadgetry, apparel, or accessories. Should your father fit the bill, we have just the gift guide for you (or him, by extension). Featuring choice products from three legendary online stores, it’ll keep his golf game under par and your gift game well above it.
Allow us to introduce your respective providers. First up is GlobalGolf, which covers all conceivable ground and strikes a perfect balance between tradition and innovation. Then we have 3Balls, your affordable source for premium equipment, accessories, apparel, and more. Last but far from least is FairwayStyles, where you can find signature apparel and iconic brand names at discounted prices.
To hit up any of these online hubs is to find a wondrous array of quality gear, tech, and apparel. Or you can let us do the heavy lifting by way of the following curated selections. No need to thank us—it’s basically our job. Here are 10 Father’s Day gifts for your golf-loving dad.
1. Garmin Approach S62 Watch
Who needs a caddie when you can have this GPS-powered smartwatch instead? Designed exclusively for golf, the Garmin Approach S62 suggests which club to use and where to aim, accounting for various factors (wind speed, etc) in the process. A PinPointer feature assists with blind shots while Green View provides an accurate overview of the green from no matter where you might be standing. Oh, and it also functions as a stylish smartwatch, complete with smartphone compatibility. Expect 14 days of runtime in smartwatch mode and 20 hours in GPS mode.
2. Garmin Approach S60 Watch
Preloaded with maps for more than 40,000 golf courses, the Garmin Approach S60 Watch can likewise take your game to new heights. More affordable than the S62, it features a 1.2″ sunlight-readable colour touchscreen display, GPS capability, and solid battery life. Use it on the green and for other activities as well, including swimming, running, and more.
3. Callaway Rain Hood Black Towel
Combining two functions into one, the Callaway Rain Hood Towel fits atop most golf bags and features convenient Velcro sides. The towel is made of soft cotton while the hood is constructed out of waterproof nylon. It’s yet another innovative product from GlobalGolf, where in-house PGA Professionals don’t just help with the curation, but with the development and design as well.
4. Oakley Latch Polarized Matte Grey Ink / Sapphire Iridium Lens Sunglasses
Oakley shades are synonymous with sport and these classic sunnies are no exception. Designed with a keyhole bridge, rounded lens, and interior kick-up feature (for clipping onto your shirt), they deliver 100% UV protection with signature style. High Definition Optics (HDO) magnify images and reduce distortion while High Definition Polarisation reduces glare. Put simply, your dad will love them.
5. Titleist Pro V1x Alignment High-Performance Golf Balls
One thing no golf lover would argue with? More golf balls, naturally. And not just any golf ball, but the new Titleist Pro V1X Alignment. It’s designed for both maximum distance and short game control, taking numerous strokes off that scorecard. With its new casing layer, thinner cover system, 2.0 ZG Process Core, and 338 tetrahedral dimple design, this ball cranks huge performance out of the smallest of packages.
6. Wellputt Start Putting Aids
Perfect for the home or office, the Wellputt Start Mat will improve Dad’s putting skills and keep him occupied for hours. Developed by engineers to match the speeds of most greens, it comes available in three different colourways. It’s also quite affordable.
7. Titleist Players 2020 Golf Glove
The Titleist Players Golf Glove combines comfort, durability, and texture to sheer perfection. It’s made of thin and breathable Cabretta leather with satin reinforcement at the cuff and thumb. Get it in Pearl through 3Balls and don’t forget to take advantage of the site’s bevy of deals and discounts.
8. FootJoy Flex XP Spikeless Shoes
Between its EVA midsole, breathable mesh upper, and Versa-Trax rubber outsole with versatile traction zones, the FootJoy Flex XP Spikeless golf shoe is a literal step up from the competition. Wear it during game-play and then off the course without losing an ounce of your stylish stride. Your feet will thank you.
9. TaylorMade P790 Iron Golf Club Set
Want to see what it looks like when a grown man cries with joy? Then grab Dad this ultra-premium set of TaylorMade golf clubs. Each one fills hollow-bodied player’s distance iron with SpeedFoam technology for improved feel and performance alike. A Speed Pocket on the sole cranks up the ball speed while a strategically-placed Tungsten toe weight delivers higher MOI and better CG placement control.
10. Nike Dri-Fit Flex Pants
No golf lover’s wardrobe is complete without a pair of Nike Dri-Fit Flex Pants. Thanks to Dri-FIT technology and mesh-lined pockets, they deliver superb moisture-wicking and an extra dose of breathability. Driving home the comfort factor is a material blend of 96% polyester and 4% spandex. Get them in the creamy colourway of light bone.