The best men’s knit and sweater polos for golf
While golfers have always understood the versatility of the polo, the knit polo trend has lead to cool collaborations between luxury designers and iconic golf brands (like FootJoy x Todd Snyder), which means plenty of new designs to freshen up your golf wardrobe and excellent staples to take you from the course to the club. In a range of colors and designs, these looks are an ode to the best the trend has to offer while all being timeless enough that you’ll wear it season after season.
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adidas Men's Ultimate365 Tour Textured PRIMEKNIT Golf Polo Shirt
Woven with recycled materials, this “collegiate” navy-and-white knit puts a textured, super soft spin on the classic polo look and feel. The addition of a two-tone jacquard enhances the intricate, cozy feel and appearance without adding too much heat.
Malbon Men's Eagle Knit Polo
The black contour stitching on the three-button placard of this stylish knit polo from Malbon gives it a slightly European, slightly nautical air. Embroidery frames the front pocket for an extra level of detail on this acrylic-and-wool blended staple.
Bonobos Men's Soft Air Sweater Polo
The addition of cotton in this polyester-blend sweater helps give this rendition an airy, breathable, ultra-smooth feel and appearance. The color scheme is equally casually cool: lavender and mulberry yarn braided along the body adds intrigue to the smooth cashew-colored canvas. Pair with almost any shade of shorts or trousers for an upscale, 70's-inspired look.
Todd Snyder Men's Tipped Riviera Sweater Polo
For the days when you need to look the part, this luxe polo is made from Italian cotton and silk with a snazzy ribbed design with white and tangerine accent stitching. Paired with nicely fitted trousers in white or navy, this golden, lightweight weave makes for a great look for after-hours in the grillroom or springtime spectating.
Reiss Textured Mosaic Quarter Zip Polo Sweater
Here’s one more unique choice for lighter plays and cooler days. The light periwinkle hue is perfect for spring or fall, and the collared quarter-zip construction matched with the geometric stitching design along the front is great for golfers who appreciate attention to detail.
lululemon Men's Lightweight Knit Long-Sleeve Polo Shirt
Lightweight and warm, this long sleeve polo is easily packed and made for performance and golfers constantly on the go. This velvety grape-punch color is a little trendy, a little bold, and given an ultra sporty vibe thanks to the black stitching detail along the side. But we also like the classic navy edition, also available in this knit polo design, if that’s more your style.
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Wilson Men's Warren Sweater Polo
A little retro color-blocking action enlivens this classic gray polo that offers all the breathability and movement of your classic shirt plus the sumptuous softness of your dad’s beloved golf sweater, so that you’ll want to wear this whether you’re on the course or not.
Peter Millar Men's Vantage Pebble Grain Leather Sneaker
Spun mostly from soft Merino wool—a naturally moisture-wicking and antimicrobial fabric—this luxurious sweater is designed for performance and style, a.k.a. any activity your inner “excursionist” leads to. The polo-adjacent riviera-style collar gives the design an effortless, timeless, yet slightly elegant feel, all accentuated by the classic navy colorway.
Lands' End Men's Fine Gauge Supima Cotton Zip Polo Sweater - Walmart.com
A nutty houndstooth design gives this quarter-zip polo a warm, vintage, sophisticated vibe. It’s made with the notoriously soft Supima cotton, which is also entirely American-grown. Pair this with a golf tee and trousers or a blazer and jeans depending on whether you’re dressing to play.
Ted Baker Palos Regular Fit Textured Cotton Knit Polo
Inspired by a traditional basketweave design, this subtly flamingo-hued polo is designed in London and made in Turkey from 100 percent cotton and is rather slim-fit, so consider a size up if you’re looking for increased ease of movement. Classic with a touch of modernity, this polo is ideal for golf-adjacent activity—when you still want the option of hitting a few if the day allows it—and is versatile enough to take you from club hangouts to business meetings to charity dinners.