It’s time to talk about the best golf gifts because people are golfing — like, a lot. During 2020, the sport saw a surge in popularity and added 500,000 more fairway fans, a two percent increase from 2019. Makes sense, 2020 was our annus horribilus (worst year ever) due to COVID-19. We were looking for any opportunity to escape our homes and have fun safely, and what could be safer than a spread-out outdoor sport you can appreciate solo or with a couple of quaranteam buddies? Golf is also a great sport for kids and something the whole family can enjoy outside together.
We’ll see if the popularity sticks, but as of now, interest in golf is showing no sign of letting up. So you probably have some newer golfers in your life who are gearing up, know a veteran golfer who’d love something to give them an extra edge, or you may be the one looking to treat yourself to something new and unique. Whatever brought you here, we’ve got you. And don’t forget the all-important sun protection—sunscreen and a good hat are a must!
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It’s like a professional caddie on the wrist with more than 41,000 courses that come preloaded with front, back, and middle green yardages. The S10 keeps a summary of each game played, distance, and time. It can also be uploaded to Garmin Express for tracking.
They can play with the pros and online with friends on championship courses, all from the comfort of their couch. Available with Nintendo Switch and PS4, the game lets players create and run their own tournaments. It features pro vision, distance control, and putt preview for ultimate control and mastery.
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They’ll hone in their putting skills in no time with this 3’ x 9’ putting green. It features a kidney shape and built-in sand traps to develop putting mastery. Good for indoors or outdoors, but store inside when not in use to prevent weather damage.
A slender insulated cooler bag will keep their favorite drinks cold for a day on the green. Holds up to six cans or two bottles of wine, and fits inside most golf bags.
An absorbent towel is always great to have on hand, and ToVii’s waffle design wipes up the moisture and muck. An included wire-and-nylon combination brush keeps irons and woods clean.
Give the golf gift that keeps on giving every month! Treat them to a year’s subscription to Golf Magazine for the latest gear, course reviews, and tips for improving their game.
Amazon’s top seller in golf training putters, PuttOut’s version features a parabolic curve design that’s held in the micro target then returned to the golfer. Its collapsible construction fits into most golf bags for easy transporting.
Help them improve their short game with some chipping practice. The chipping net by Himal provides three targets for developing accuracy, can be set up indoors or outdoors, and collapses for easy storage.
Side mesh ventilated pockets keep golf shoes dry and ready for play. Large side zippered pockets can hold balls, tees, and gloves.
If you ask a golfer about balls, be prepared for an earful because there’s one for every occasion. Want another option? Slide them a box of Titleist Pro Vs, the test-proven Rolls Royce of balls known for their improved flight and distance capabilities.
A nifty 4-in-1 tool by Callaway is the multi-tasker every golfer needs. It’s a divot repair, magnetic ball marker, metal groove cleaner, and club brush that’s compact and lightweight for on-course play.
For golfers serious about improving their swing, the SKLZ Swing Trainer develops core muscles and builds strength and flexibility. Its weighted head creates natural lag that helps with swing tempo and proper weight transfer throughout.
You can’t go wrong gifting this top-selling golf cap. Its lightweight moisture wicking fabric keeps foreheads dry, and a fully adjustable strap makes it comfy for women, men, and teens.
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