Stay dry on the course with these practical items


With these must-have items, you’ll never have to worry about getting cold and getting soaked on the 13th hole again.


Welcome to the 2022 edition of GOLF’s Best of Everything, where we bring you the, well… best of everything! Check out our picks below or browse more items in our pro shop.

There’s nothing worse than getting caught on the course in the rain unprepared – or prepared, but with the wrong gear.

It happens, but it is not necessary. Let’s say you’re looking at an uncertain forecast or an ominous radar chart but don’t want to lose your tee time. You must have a good raincoat (different than water-resistant items), and you’re golden. With the selections below – for men and women – in tow, you’ll never have to worry about getting cold and getting soaked on the 13th hole again.

Rain jackets

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Adidas RAIN.RDY Zip Jacket


This 100% waterproof rain jacket wicks water away from your body to help you stay focused on your game, whatever the conditions.

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Nike Repel Hoodie


Play in the rain with the Nike Repel Jacket. It features a water-repellent design, storm flap and hood for extra protection from the elements. It also has a vent on the back to improve airflow. Additional design details include elastic at the ends of the sleeves, mesh lining and pockets for you to carry accessories.

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Galvin Green Armstrong Gore-Tex Paclite


The Armstrong Rain Jacket from Galvin Green provides comfort on or off the golf course. It features Gore-Tex waterproofing, wind protection, stretch fabric and lightweight construction. Armstrong is designed with a full-zip placket for easy on and off and front pockets to carry your daily essentials. Additional design details include an elastic drawstring hem, adjustable chest width and a raised collar for extra coverage.

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Footjoy HydroLite Zip Sleeve Rain Jacket


Sometimes it’s not cold, but it’s raining. That’s when this jacket is the best choice because the sleeves come off. It’s the most versatile option on this list for that reason.

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Olivia Zero Restriction Hooded Jacket


This jacket is lightweight and fully sealed to keep you dry. It’s available in a few different colors if you don’t like the typical black rain gear look.

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Kjus Pro 3L 2.0 Jacket


They say you get what you pay for, and that’s certainly the case with this Kjus jacket. It’s expensive, but it’s premium. You’ll be comfortable, dry and stylish all at once. This exact jacket is also available in a women’s fit.

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Lululemon Cross Chill RepelShell Jacket


This brightly colored waterproof case is a great option if you need a raincoat just in case.

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rain pants

Nike Repel Utility


The Utility Pants from Nike are RAIN-READY and offer LOTS OF POCKETS. The water-repellent finish helps you stay dry in wet weather while the stretchy fabric lets you move easily. The woven fabric also has a brushed interior to provide a smooth feel against the skin. Design details include open pockets for easy access and snap button pockets for items that need to be secured, a tacky textured inner waistband to keep shirt tails tucked in, and an expandable waistband for easy movement.

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Galway Bay Golf Rain Suit


If you have a trip planned to Ireland or the PNW, you need a full outfit. Galway Bay is your one stop shop, offering the complete rain suit – jacket and trousers – in one package. They have a few color options, but I think this slate color is the best.

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Footjoy HydroTour rain pants


These waterproof pull-on pants are easy to pull on mid-ride if a storm comes out of nowhere.

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Women’s Kjus Dextra II 2.5L Pants


Finally, a pair of women’s rain pants that aren’t giant or bulky. They are on the more expensive end of the spectrum but will last you forever.

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Rain accessories

Adidas Rain.RDY


Adidas Golf RAIN.RDY bucket hat for men. A stylish and comfortable rain hat – ideal when the weather turns. Perfect to keep in your bag if needed. Waterproof construction to protect you from the rain!

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The Weatherman 62 Golf Umbrella


This is the best golf umbrella on the market. It won’t roll over on you in windy conditions, it’s the perfect size to keep you dry without being *so* bulky and hard to carry, and it’s available in fun colors like this green!

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rain hat


This fully waterproof cap is stylish and functional. Not all colors are as bright as the image above, so don’t be afraid to use the button below to explore the other options.

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Haas-Jordan Goalie Umbrella 68″


This USA themed umbrella will keep you dry without breaking the bank. And no, I have no connection with that umbrella company – a big name though!

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Titleist StaDry Performance Bucket


This bob is available in a range of sizes to fit any size noggin. It’s a great option if you don’t like the idea of ​​carrying an umbrella everywhere.

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Emilie Haas



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