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2021 Father's Day Gift Guide: The Best Golf Gifts for Dad

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May 25, 2021

Whether dad has been golfing since he was a kid or picked up the game more recently, give him something to inspire his game this Father’s Day. Whether it's a shirt to boost his fashion game on the course—or a whiskey that’ll make him feel better about his game—here are the best golf gifts for dads this Father’s Day.
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These golf shorts are made with a sweat-wicking fabric finished with shape-retaining-yet-stretchy Lyrca fibers and come in three different length options. It’s a comfortable on-course option that will look great at almost any summer occasion. The light blue color is a great mix-up from traditional navys and khakis, but these shorts are available in those classic colors as well, if that’s more dad’s speed. If you're behind on Father's Day shopping, you still have time to get these in time. Order by June 16 for delivery before the weekend (FedEx orders only).

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The Bushnell Phantom 2 GPS is great for golfers who want a simple-yet-accurate distance measuring device. It’s got a strong magnet on the back of the GPS, so it can stick anywhere and the battery lasts over 18 hours—so you won’t have to charge it after every round.

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The Master Blenders from Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door and Irish Whiskey’s Redbreast teamed up to create an ultra-unique blend that combines the best of American and Irish whiskeys. It’s nutty with notes of spice and leather with a subtle sweetness that comes from being finished in Redbreast’s Irish whiskey casks. This limited-edition whiskey is one you’ll want to share a sip with dad after you give it to him.

With the U.S. Open typically falling on the same weekend as Father’s Day, help dad celebrate the third major of the year with this golf-ready crewneck from adidas. It’s made with sustainable materials with a quick-dry finish and soft knit feel. This special-edition version has the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines logo, but plain sweatshirts are available in navy, green or black.

For dads who love old-school styling with modern technology, this Peter Millar X For Ewe headcover will look great on the bag. The wool material is spun and double waxed for a quality construction and premium look. There’s also a cover for a driver and hybrid in this collaborative capsule, but this stylish fairway wood headcover is the front-runner in the trio.

Part of the Southern Living collection inspired by lowcountry summer style, this stretch pique golf shirt is lightweight with sophisticated styling and details. It’s available in navy, white or a soft orange that’ll pair well with most golf ensembles.

$78

Southern Tide teamed up with eyewear brand Rheos on an ultra-athletic pair of sunglasses that come in a variety of color combinations to fit any look. The octagonal frame is ultra-flattering and keyhole nose piece provides a secure fit on almost any face shape. As an added perk, these sunglasses float—just in case they find their way into the water.

$78

Just bigger than a soda can, this portable Bluetooth speaker is virtually indestructible and clips easily to a golf bag or cart. It’s got a playback time of 27 hours and is dust and wind resistant. It comes in a classic black and silver, but this green shade is ultra-fun.

$199

These Americana socks are designed to reduce the risk of blisters, provide cushioning without bulkiness and have a touch of compression for extra support where the foot needs it most. Sustainable-minded dads will also appreciate that the yarn used to make these socks is made from recycled plastics.

A packable jacket is a must-have for any golfer, and this Nike anorak is one of the more stylish men’s options. The camo-like pattern is unique for an excellent bright layering piece among the sea of black and navy rain gear out on the golf course. The low-profile hood was designed with golfers in mind so that it provides coverage from the elements but won’t impede your swing. And it folds into a small pouch that can be attached to a golf bag or stored in a pocket between uses.

$120

Each one of these sweatshirts are one-of-a-kind from fashion-forward Eastside Golf. The brand aims to raise awareness about golf among youth and non golfers—and the product line suits any style or golf background.

From the trendy golf accessory-makers at Atomic Golf, these customizable ball markers will make a great gift for any golfer in your life. Have Dad’s name engraved on the handmade brass ball marker, so he’s always on top of the leaderboard, regardless of how his round is going.

Upscale menswear brand Mr. Porter recently launched its first golf capsule and it is both stylish and gives back to a good cause. Now through June 6, 100 percent of profits from the sale of this classically-styled golf sweatshirt will be donated to The Movember Foundation that supports men’s health causes around the world.

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Bucket hats are arguably the most useful golf accessory. Not only do these wide-brimmed caps provide the best sun protection, they’re also incredibly on-trend in the fashion world. This bright red cap with block the sun, repel rain and is windproof, so you can practically and stylishly wear it for any round.
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$77

One of the most popular designs from water-bottle makers Miir, this colorful jug has a wide opening to accommodate ice and makes it easy to clean. It’s vacuum-insulated to keep cold drinks chilled and hot drinks warm without any leaking or sweating on the exterior. The top has a large handle for an easy carry, and it is durable enough to withstand a few drops on the course.

Forgetful dads will love the Apple AirTags for keeping track of their belongings. The tiny coin-like device can slip into his golf bag or clip on his keys and connect to the Apple “Find My” app that will map out where each item is located. It'll even play a sound to help him find what he’s looking for.

$29

A nostalgic remix of tie-dye this Flush Puppy cap from Australian golf apparel brand Birds Condor is a quirky-yet-stylish accessory. The five-panel cap has a vintage fit with a lightweight wear and an easy structured crown.