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The best men’s and women’s workout tops that you can actually wear for golf

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June 21, 2022

Being comfortable on the golf course should be a top priority for any golfer, and sometimes a traditional stiff collared shirt just won’t cut it. At a lot of country clubs, you’ll still be required to sport a collar regardless of how uncomfortable it is, but at the large majority of public courses and driving ranges, it’s not essential at all. When this is the case, it doesn’t hurt to sport a piece of athletic wear or a workout top instead of the classic golf polo.
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Workout shirts tend to have the best stretch, moisture-wicking technology, and breathability. There are golf-specific shirts with these same features, but a basic workout shirt should do the trick, and it’s a versatile addition to any closet. Here are eight athletic shirts that can easily work for both the gym and the course.

lululemon Women's Front Zip Mock-Neck Tennis Tank Top

Lululemon is likely one of the first brands that come to mind when you think of pieces that transition from the gym to the golf course with ease. The women’s Front Zip Mock Neck Tennis Top has a jacquard textured fabric that gives the sleeveless top an elevated look while sweat-wicking properties and four-way stretch allow it to move with you through the golf swing or workouts.

$68 | lululemon
Adicross Mock Neck Polo Shirt

This adidas mock neck tee made with recycled materials will provide you comfort while you train or while you play. It comes in white or this green-yellow color that is perfect for the summer months. Pair with white shorts or olive green pants to change up your typical navy on-course look. 



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$80 | adidas United States
Gymshark Women's Training T-Shirt

Gym shark is a staple if you grind in the gym and on the course. The sweat resistant fabric design will support your toughest workouts and your hottest rounds this summer. It’s got a straight hem and looser fit than many athletic tops for a more classic and elevated look. 

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$26 | Gymshark US
lululemon men's Drysense Training Short Sleeve Shirt

Lululemon training T-shirts are extremely popular with both male and female golfers for their versatility, comfort and variety of color options. The men’s short-sleeve is stretchy, but is made with a fiber called Lycra for shape retention to keep it looking fresh all day. Pair with black shorts or joggers for an on-trend athletic golf fit. 

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$78 | lululemon
adidas Women's Essentials Mock Neck Sleeveless Polo Shirt

This adidas tank, made with 100 percent recycled materials, is great for golf and showing off all that hard work you’ve been putting in at the gym. The sleeveless design has a mock neck collar for a slightly more golf-ready look and will help avoid those dreaded tan lines at the neck like most collared golf shirts allow. 

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$60 | adidas United States
Gymshark Men's Geo Seamless T-Shirt

When you think of Gymshark you typically think of hitting the gym, but this camo tee functions well for a variety of athletic needs. Engineered with lightweight materials, this shirt will help you brave the warm weather this summer and is great to layer over when the temperatures drop.

$34 | Gymshark US
Nike Dri-FIT ADV Aura Women's Slim-Fit Short-Sleeve Top

Comfort and performance are a must in all athletic activities. Lightweight fabrics with ventilation, like on this Nike tee, help regulate body temperature and its four-way stretch makes sure you can move without any restriction.  Pair this top with white running shorts or a white skirt for a stylish summer ensemble.

$65 | Nike.com
adidas Men's HEAT.RDY Polo Shirt

Sported by Joaquin Niemann, adidas is serving looks this summer with this cobalt blue polo. Giving both style and functionality, it’s designed to keep you cool in hot conditions and has a roomy silhouette that won’t cling. 

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$85 | adidas United States