Golf Style For Dummies\u000AOur style guide will help even the most clueless man look like he knows what he\u0027s doing\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000AWhen not to let it all hang out. When wearing a golf shirt, your sleeves should be three-quarters of the way to your elbow. If you\u0027re trim and in good shape, they can be even higher than that. Regardless, if you can\u0027t see your elbow, you\u0027ve gone too far.\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000AKeep it inside! When wearing a crewneck sweater over a sport shirt, keep the collar in for a trim, clean look.\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000AThe bottom of your trousers should kiss the top of your shoes.\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000AShorts should fall to just above your kneecaps. Be careful here. With shorts, too long is sloppy. Too short is obscene.\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000AIf you thought fit was important for regular golf apparel, it is paramount when it comes to outerwear and rainwear, which should be worn trim. Oversized clothing does not enable you to swing freely. If anything, it gets in the way.\u000AGood Fit vs. Bad Fit\u000A\u000ALike a good haircut, you don\u0027t want to notice your socks. They should come to your ankles, but never rise above them.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000ANever mind matching your belt to your shoes. Better to match it to your shirt to pull the whole look together.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000AWhen can pattern on pattern work? When the pattern isn\u0027t dominating both the shirt and the pants.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000AThe foundation of a golf wardrobe: a pair of khakis. They\u0027re simple, they\u0027re versatile. They go with everything. Every golfer should have one pair, if not several.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000APick your spots. If you\u0027re going with bold-colored pants, go with a simple top.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000AThe opposite can be true as well. A bright shirt asks for a simpler bottom.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000AYour colors don\u0027t always have to be bright to make a statement. If you keep your colors in the same palette, you\u0027re able to create balance.\u000AMatch Game\u000A\u000AA little detail can go a long way. A bright-colored belt can add just the right amount of pop to bring a simple outfit to life.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AWearing your shirt untucked might look cool on a night on the town. On the golf course, it just looks sloppy.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000ACargo shorts make for another sloppy look on the golf course. At many private clubs, they\u0027re not even allowed.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000ASimilarly, most golf clubs expect you to wear a shirt that has a collar. Don\u0027t risk otherwise.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AThe baggy shirt is a thing of the past. Some people think wearing something that\u0027s a little too big will make them look smaller. Reality check: Clothes don\u0027t make you smaller. Diets do.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AEven if you wear a collared shirt, remember how you wear it is just as important as what you wear. TONE IT DOWN.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000ADuring the course of a round, your pants drop lower on your waist. Don\u0027t start with your pants too long. Otherwise they\u0027ll bunch up by your ankles by the end of a round.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000ANo belt, no tee time. Belt loops are there for a reason. Please use them.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AA contrasting belt only draws attention to your waistline. If your waistline is greater than 36 inches, this isn\u0027t doing you any favors.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AHaving pattern on pattern can create a cluttered look. If you fear the look is too busy, it probably is.\u000AWhat To Avoid\u000A\u000AThe year 1985 called. They want their pleats back. Pleats add unnecessary fabric, drawing attention to areas that probably don\u0027t need it.\u000AKnow Your Body Type\u000A\u000AIf you\u0027re big, match your belt to your trousers. That way your waistline is no longer so obvious.\u000AKnow Your Body Type\u000A\u000AMatching your belt to your shirt is another way to minimize contrast in your midsection.\u000AKnow Your Body Type\u000A\u000AIt\u0027s OK to be big and wear stripes. Just don\u0027t complicate everything with too much contrast. The fewer the variables, the better.\u000AKnow Your Body Type\u000A\u000AStrong contrast of dark top and light bottom works for the trim, but not for everyone.