StyleMay 16, 2014

7 golf styles we're surprised* didn't take off (*Actually, we're not surprised at all)

By Sam Weinman__

__Golf style is fleeting. Those plus fours from the 1930s had already run their course a decade later, and the oversized shirts Fred Couples sported in the early '90s now look like intricately-designed pillow cases.

But those were at least the prevailing trends of the era. Some looks, meanwhile, had much shorter life spans -- for reasons that now seem obvious.

Specifically, we're talking about:

The Martin Kaymer buff__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899add713143b428f5f]|||martin-kaymer-buff-518.jpg|||

The Woody Austin Star Spangled Banner shirt__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899add713143b428f5d]|||woody-austin-518.jpg|||

The Hal Sutton cowboy hat__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899add713143b428f61]|||hal-sutton-518.jpg|||

The Jarmo Sandelin bizarro futuristic sunglasses__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899b01eefe207f6ddc8]|||jarmo-sandelin-518.jpg|||

The Jarmo Sandelin (a rare double winner!) bizarro Andy Warhol white hat thingy

jarmo-sandelin-hat-518.jpg

The Jesper Parnevik upturned hat brim__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899b01eefe207f6ddd7]|||parnevik-518.jpg|||

The Bill Murray Elmer Fudd hat__

__[#image: /photos/55ad7899b01eefe207f6ddd0]|||Bill-Murray-elmer-fudd.jpg|||

Follow @SamWeinman