Gifts for Golfers
Gifts for golfers 2023: What to get the new golfer in your life this holiday season
For the newest member of your foursome who just picked up the sport, or your friend or relative getting back into the game, we’ve got you covered when it comes to thoughtful, useful, personalized, and, of course, exciting gifts your friends and family will love. From golfers’ staples of which you can never have too many (like base layering long sleeves or versatile, dressy, and sporty polos) to gadgets and memorabilia every new golfer needs (portable speakers, swanky shoe cleaner kits, gold-embossed copies of Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons!), these gifts come in all shapes and sizes, as well as a range of price points so you can reinvigorate your golfing buddies’ game and encourage their love of the sport. And, you just might find something for yourself while you’re at it.
That's How I Roll Golf Ball Marker Necklace
Blue Tees Player+ GPS Speaker
A GPS tracker that also plays your tunes with high-quality sound—does it get better than that? (No, no, it doesn't.)
STIK The Golf Beanie
Handmade by women in Lima, Peru and sourced from naturally soft Peruvian Merino wool, this cozy beanie will keep you warm this winter on and off the course and even has a detachable pom-pom so you can rep your love for golf in a style that’s skater-chic or après-ski cool.
Athletico Golf Trunk Organizer
Malbon Garrison Quilted Pullover
If you're new to the golf space, chances are you're wanting to spice up your on-course style, and Malbon is one of the most popular brands in the industry that combines functionality with fashion. This quilted pullover is the perfect example of how the West Coast brand takes a simple, staple item and elevates it with texture for a fun addition to any golfer's wardrobe.
Mark & Graham Leather-Bound "Ben Hogan's 5 Golf Lessons" Book
Most golfers remember the first time someone put a copy of this classic instruction guide in their hands. This leather collector’s copy is also small enough to fit in your pocket or golf bag, and can be personalized for an extra special gift.
Bonobos Men's The Tour Golf Polo
This wouldn't be a beginner golfer's gift guide without a timeless, performance polo. Every golfer, regardless of skill level, needs one — and this polo from Bonobos is a great one to have in your repertoire. It's stylish and comfortable, and the white with green stripes couldn't be more quintessentially golf.
Bad Birdie Women’s Randy’s Moss Sleeveless Polo
Dormie Golf Workshop Groovy 2 Panel Headcover
Known for their high-quality, handmade, and one-of-a-kind leather golf products, Dormie has a series of fun headcovers for the new golfer on your list, whether they like retro patterns, like the above, or dogs, or pineapples, or boxing—or really anything on your mind this winter.
Etsy Custom Golf Ball Stamp
Seamus Golf Hand Forged Pendleton Sugar Skulls Ball Mark - Oil Can
Nike Air Jordan Men's 1 Low G Essential Golf Shoes
Alo Yoga Speed Sunglasses - Green Glow Mirror
These on-trend sunglasses take the best of ski and street style to create a futuristic pair of sunnies in a lime, iridescent green to compliment the course—or any fairway you’ll be strutting down—while offering stylish protection to show your playing partners you mean business.
Igloo x Parks Project ECOCOOL Little Playmate 7 Qt Cooler
Every golfer who takes their love for the game—and love for having fun while playing the game—seriously has a great cooler that keeps drinks and snacks cold while being light and compact (and not too messy!), making it second only to you as the perfect cart companion. This edition can hold the equivalent of 9 cans of beer and features nature sketches along the top design, plus each purchase gives back to preserving the environment, because what golfer doesn’t love the great outdoors?
Stitch Golf 2022 SL2 Colorblock Golf Bag
Letterfork Round of Golf Passport
OCOOPA UT2S Mini 5200mAh Hand Warmer Rechargeable
This twenty-first century solution to cold hands is genius and will elevate anyone's golf game with a sprinkling of luxe. These pair of rechargeable hand warmers will stay hot for up to six hours and fit neatly in your golf or makeup bag so you can keep your hands toasty in between shots.
Mark & Graham Sports Canvas Tote Bag
This durable canvas tote features a loose, unstructured design that's perfect for packing full. Ace your gift-giving and customize it with a monogram to add the perfect personal touch for your favorite new golfer.
Macade Golf Men's Clay Admiral Quarter Zip
lululemon Women's Quick-Dry Short-Sleeve Polo Shirt
In golf, the name of the game is quick-drying. You'll need something comfortable, yet durable to get you through your range sessions and rounds of golf—and this polo in particular was treated with Lululemon's anti-stink technology to inhibit the growth of odor-causing bacteria on the fabric, so you stay fresh in between rounds and laundry days.
FootJoy ProDry Sport Golf Socks
Birds of Condor No Shanks Trucker Cap
When you’re starting out, shanks are no strangers. This sunny marigold cap makes light of every golfer’s favorite “no shanks” pun and will brighten any outfit, especially during the winter months.
GolfForever Swing Trainer Aid
Golf, unlike so many other sports, requires you to hit a ball while remaining still — and it's not nearly as easy as it sounds. Getting your body ready to move like a golfer can be difficult; you need flexibility and finesse to hit desirable shots, which is why training aids are so important.
Mud Pie Pink Golf Plush Play Set
Bonobos Men's Limited Edition Performance Golf Polo
Smythson Golf Notes Panama Notebook
This luxe take on the golf notebook is bound in cross-grain lambskin with an accompanying cedar pencil. The 128 leaves of gilt-edged, pale blue featherweight paper offer different tabs on individual stroke play rounds as well as match play.
Calia Women's Long Sleeve Mock Neck Golf Dress
VinGlase Whiskey Glass Set
adidas Men's Adicross Wind.Rdy Crewneck Sweatshirt
Cayce Swing Thoughts Headcover
Ghost Golf Magnetic Towel
Let us be the first to tell you that having a towel you love that’s gentle on your clubs will be one of the best investments you make toward your game. Thanks to a snazzy magnetic feature, you can pick this towel up with your metallic clubs, and hang it in a variety of easy-to-access places, like your golf bag strap or cart. This juicy watermelon hue adds a freshness to your course style year round, but if red’s not your color, the signature product comes in zesty orange, classic navy, minimalist white and more.
BANG & OLUFSEN Green Waterproof Beosound A1 2nd Gen Speaker
Small but mighty speakers are a golfer’s staple. The leather strap can tie almost anywhere, and this artsy design has a battery life of 18 hours and is rechargeable with a USB. It’s also waterproof and dustproof, so you don’t have to give up the tunes if the skies turn gray.
Paul Smith The Lab Co. Footwear Care Kit
lululemon Women's Swiftly Tech Long-Sleeve Shirt 2.0 Race Length
The extra long cut of this staple long sleeve makes this a safe and cozy gift for any golfer on your list, especially if you’re unsure of their sizing preferences. It’s stretchy, soft, and breathable, and the thumbholes along the sleeve will keep golfing hands warm and your shirt in place as you swing, plus it’s versatile if your friend also likes yoga, running, hiking, pickleball, and more.
Gifts we loved last holiday season that are still available
Abacus Women's Golf Rain Jacket
They may not expect to play golf in the rain very often, but it’s easy to get caught in a quick shower when you are the furthest possible point from the clubhouse. Having quality raingear on hand will help them play more golf comfortably. This jacket from Abacus regulates body temperature with the brand’s 37.5 Technology to maintain a comfortable microenvironment inside the jacket.
If they’re new to the game, this subscription box is a great way to build their apparel and accessory collection—and generate some excitement for the upcoming season. Available for male and female golfers, the quarterly boxes are curated to match your style and each box is a $250 value.
Sunday Golf Loma Bag
A lightweight Sunday bag is great for new golfers who don’t have a full set of clubs or are spending a lot of time at the driving range. The Loma bag holds up to seven clubs and has a built-in stand—a rarity among Sunday bags. It’s available in 12 colors, allowing golfers to find one that'll match their developing on-course style.
Bonobos The Clubhouse Stretch Belt
The newest golfer in your life is likely still curating their repertoire of golf accessories. This belt, which comes in classic neutrals from navy to gray, is designed to stay comfortable and snug without restricting movement during play. Made with a stretchy braid, leather fastenings and a brushed-nickel buckle, this belt works from the course to the clubhouse, or wherever you’ll be celebrating your latest round.
Amazon Golf Ball Whiskey Stones Gift Set
For more novelty gift idea, these golf-ball-shaped whiskey stones can be kept in the freezer and pulled out when toasting to life’s shots, the good and the bad. Stones, unlike ice cubes, don’t melt over time, so they’ll keep your bevvy chilled without watering it down. Once you’re finished using them, just rinse with water so they’re ready to be reused. Plus, this neatly packaged kit comes with two whiskey glasses, a pair of bar tongs and a storage case.
Maui Jim Wailua Sunglasses
These rounded frames are flattering on almost any face-shape for a stylishly versatile pair of eyewear. The lightweight nylon frame is comfortable, won’t leave indentations and can be paired with a variety of lens colors.
Metalwood Metal Logo Quarter Socks
An extra pair of socks is essential for every golfer to have in their bag. This pair from a fellow newcomer to the game, Metalwood, embodies the vintage-inspired trend in the golf style world, combining old-school styling with modern performance technology and comfort.
PGA TOUR Floating Golf Green
While you don’t have to keep this floating, portable green in a pool or on water, this makes for a pretty sweet gift and backyard accessory if the new golfer in your life happens to have pool-access. Otherwise, this set also comes with a chipping mat and practice balls, which equals plenty of entertainment. And you can always move this inflatable green around your yard, or even your house—just be sure to get some extra soft practice balls if you do.
Hedge Turkish Towel
A golfer’s towel is an often-overlooked opportunity to express your personal style through your golf bag and accessories on the course. This golf towel is designed by a woman-owned brand and is made from 100-percent Turkish cotton, which is quick-drying, machine-washable and constructed with a natural grit that will clean the grooves of your clubs. Unlike any old sports towel, this elongated, rectangular shape is perfect for tossing or tying on your bag.
Payntr X 004 RS Golf Shoes
Especially if the new golfer in your life doesn’t already have a pair of scuffed-and-loved golf-specific shoes, they’ll appreciate these specialty-designed pairs from Payntr, the brand that got its start developing the go-to cricket shoe. So they’re no strangers to walking that fine line where style meets performance. These shoes also come with a no-blister guarantee from the brand, a welcome promise for any new golfer who prefers walking.
Assouline Golf: The Impossible Collection Assouline Hardcover Book
This limited-edition book comes encased in a designer handbag-of-sorts, making for an extremely eye-catching and splurge-worthy coffee-table read that dual functions as a sculptural statement art piece. And the inside of the book is just as artful: large archival print photographs of sweeping golf scapes and stylish players have been pasted to the pages. And as an added bonus, it comes with a pair of white gloves and a tote bag to give it an even more luxurious feel. If this price point is a bit steep, check out this smaller coffee-table book: The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons.
Foray Golf X Asher Golf Glove
A fashion-forward golf glove is a great gift for newer golfers who haven’t yet figured out their brand staples and are still getting used to the feel of the club. And, even if they already own a golf glove, they could always use another option in a different colorway and style. This women’s leather glove comes in different colors, from sunny yellow to charcoal to lavender. The pop-art style lip emblem is a fun touch.
Fairmonde Women's Mock Neck Tee
While collared shirts are a golfer’s go-to, mock neck tops are a great option to mix in—and be transitioned to off-course outfits easily. This sporty shirt from Fairmonde has UPF sun protection, is made with a quick-dry fabric and is pill resistant. It’s also PEF certified—meaning it is made with sustainable materials and manufacturing.