Gifts for Golfers: How to kickstart your holiday shopping
Don't let the late Thanksgiving timing throw your gift-buying calendar off: The holidays are approaching quicker than you think. There's just over a month left to finish your holiday shopping, so do yourself a favor and get started now. We rounded up the best early gift ideas for golfers—so you won't have to wait in line during the December holiday shopping rush. All products featured on Golf Digest are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
These coasters will check a lot of your boxes for gift giving. These are great for a stocking stuffer, a golf buddy or your significant other who always gets upset about glasses being put on the furniture without coasters. Featuring "Caddyshack"-inspired messages, the leather look is luxe and the price is reasonable. Available at criquetshirts.com
Oakley's latest offerings are fashion-forward golf sunglasses you can get away with wearing off the course. The Prizm lens is great for bright light conditions and maximizing contrast for a clear view. A double-bridge design adds to the unique minimalist look, without adding weight.
Available at oakley.com
BUY NOW: $176
This lightweight, waterproof tote doubles as a cooler for easy drink transportation. The New York golf-inspired design is ultra-stylish and will impress any golfer (or drinker) in your life.
Available at linksoul.com
A colorful print illustrating the various natural challenges golfers might meet on the golf course comprises The Enemies Of The Course collection from Nike. It's a simple way to add a touch of color to any golf look, without going overboard.
You can't go wrong gifting shaving items. With beards and facial hair more on trend this year, this high-tech razor is ideal for both grooming-focused guys and those who need a little nudge toward enhanced upkeep. The heated razor delivers a soothing warmth throughout each shave for a hot-towel-like experience and a superior trim.
Available at theartofshaving.com
BUY NOW: $200
Brighten up every workout in this fun, technical top. The ultra-breathable material has anti-odor qualities, is moisture-wicking and the chafe-free seams promise a comfortable wear.
Available at rhone.com
BUY NOW: $68
Some gifts are deserving of multiple orders. This hand lotion and lip balm set is one you'll want for yourself as well. The Industrial Strength Hand Healer is what those dry, cracked winter hands need. Packed with vitamins, the non-greasy formula allows you to use it on the course without impeding the golf swing. The lip balm is perfect for preventing or treating chapped lips, and the minty finish will keep your breath fresh, too.
Available at getjackblack.com
BUY NOW: $24
The navy base tones down the throwback look and is easy to match with. A silicone gripper waistband will keep your shirt tucked and your look refined on the course, in the clubhouse and wherever else the winter takes you.
BUY NOW: $90
This style of golf shoe from ECCO is available in men's and women's. The hybrid shoe is comfortable and full of traction for on-course wear, and casual to the point of transitioning off the course well. They are great for sneaking in a quick round before a holiday party or throwing in a travel bag to take on the road.
Available at us.ecco.com
BUY NOW: $135
A golf towel is a fun, affordable gift for almost anyone on your list. It'll brighten up their bag and will surely get used at least once next season. Uther towels have striking, artsy designs that'll be exciting to unwrap and are made with quality materials that are durable yet non-abrasive.
Available at uthersupply.com
BUY NOW: $35
These joggers will hold up in any kind of winter weather. Coated with a durable, water-repellent coating, they'll hold up in rain or snow. The tapered fit is cozy-yet-stylish for a sweatpant-like fit, but the zip fly, pockets and belt loops ensure a refined trouser look you can wear almost anywhere.
Available at adidas.com
BUY NOW: $90
Bring G/FORE attitude to post-round drinks with these crystal glasses. With a frosted golf ball impression in the base and four unique designs etched on the side, this gift is sure to elicit excitement under the tree this year.
Available at gfore.com
A solid quilted layer is something the golfer in their life didn't know they needed, but after one wear will never want to take off. This collared pullover has a ton of insulation, four-way stretch fabric and a sophisticated look. It'll add warmth on the golf course, but will also look great under a sports coat.
Available at ralphlauren.com
BUY NOW: $198
Give the gift of sun protection and whimsical style to your favorite golfer with this bold bucket. This Australian golf brand knows how to make a splash on the course with striking designs and statement-making pieces you won't want to miss this holiday season.
Available at birdsofcondor.com
Help the golfer in your life fix their putting this off-season with this ultra-portable training aid. Part of the Golf Digest SELECT collection, this putting ramp features a vintage Golf Digest logo at a micro target that will hold perfectly paced putts. Every other putt is returned down the parabolic ramp the same distance it would have gone past the hole if it had missed, simulating the exact conditions of putting into a real hole on the green.
Available at select.golfdigest.com
BUY NOW: $40