If you play golf in the winter months, keeping your hands warm on the course is essential for good ball striking. We’ve taken a look at the best golf winter golf gloves that you can be using.
When the weather turns wet, or you feel the need to wear two gloves to prevent that trailing hand from getting cold, you need a good set of winter gloves to turn to.
The difference, of course, is that winter gloves come as a pair rather than the single standard glove. They are designed for warmth but also for grip when it is wet.
Always handy to have in your golf bag for those winter months, how do you choose one set of gloves from another?
Or handy guide to the best winter golf gloves:
1. Footjoy WinterSof Golf Glove
The WinterSof gloves are just the trick for a game in the winter, whether to keep your hands warm or ensure your have plenty of grip in the wet.
Sold as a set of two gloves, they feature a water resistant Sure-Grip Autosuede knit palm for a secure grip and an extended knit cuff keeps the warmth in and cold out.
The gloves also have a Weather-Shield foam fleece on the back of the glove to retain heat in your hands, as well as a waterproof structured nylon to ensure you won’t feel the cold on the course.
2. Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Golf Glove
Under Armour’s ColdGear Infrared golf gloves feature a three-layer bonded exterior fabric that is water-resistant, but light enough to feel like you are wearing a traditional glove.
The glove has a thermo-conductive coating to absord and retain body heat, while ribbed cuffs and a velcro fastener keep also help keep out the cold.
There is plenty of stretch and mobility in the gloves thanks to the knit fleece fabric finger gussets.
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3. Callaway Thermal Grip Golf Glove
Callaway’s Thermal Grip gloves have been designed for extreme conditions, providing warmth and grip regardless of what the elements throw at you.
The gloves comes in a two-pack and feature a sythentic leather palm for grip in wet conditions, a microfibre outer shell to protect from rain and wind and a thermal inner lining for warmth.
The gloves are light and thin and have an adjustable closure for a secure fit.
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4. Mizuno Thermagrip Golf Glove
Another set of gloves sold as a pair, the Thermagrips from Mizuno are both waterproof and heat retaining and ideal for the winter.
Breath Thermo is the key technology for retaining heat by converting body moisture, while the 100% synthetic leather means the gloves offer plenty of grip even if the rain pours down.
A fleece lined cuff provides additional protection from the elements.
5. Rife RX2 All Weather Golf Glove
The only one in this shortlist to be a traditional golf glove, Rife’s RX2 All Weather gets the verdict due to the grip it offers in wet conditions – as well as all year round.
The Cabretta palm patch and thumb mean this glove performs exceptionally well on cold days as well as wet weather. There is breathability in the summer months, while the glove retains plenty of heat during the winter and is a cheap option.
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