8 pairs of men’s golf shorts for spring and summer
As cherry blossoms begin to bloom and courses begin to open up for full operation on the East Coast it’s time to refresh your golf wardrobe. Having a comfortable rotation of golf shorts is essential when perfect weekend golf weather rolls around. A few staple pairs of shorts—some in neutral tones and some in brighter colors—will make dressing for your rounds simple. It’s always helpful to look for a pair that uses performance fabrics but maintains the sleek look of a classic golf short. Here are some of the best options for men’s golf shorts on the market right now.
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Adidas Ultimate365 Core 8.5-Inch Shorts
With a water-repellent finish and lightweight fabric, these popular golf shorts will keep you cool throughout the day. The simple styling is easy to pair with any outfit and the athletic fit makes for a comfortable wear that doesn't look too baggy.
Nike Dri-FIT Men's Golf Shorts
This pair of Nike shorts includes a tacky waistband which prevents your shirt from becoming untucked. Stretch fabric allows for mobility and added comfort. They're available in staple colors—black, navy, white, gray—and a subtle green-blue shade that's a safe alternative to the typical golf short colors on the rack.
Lululemon Commission Classic-Fit Short 9" (Warpstreme Fabric)
Quick-drying fabric, secure pockets, and a streamlined look make these Lululemon shorts a great option for golf and a cult-favorite for those who have tried them. Similar to the popular ABC Pant, these shorts have a ton of stretch for a gym-short-like feel but upscale styling that's great for golf.
Lululemon Commission Classic-Fit Short 7" (Oxford Fabric)
With the same fit and styling as the Commission Classic shorts, this Oxford fabric version is a summery alternative with a bit more of a chino-feel. It's got sweat-wicking technology, a classic straight-leg fit and as a bonus, the brand offers complimentary hemming in-store so you can pick a custom length.
Peter Millar Salem Performance Short
These shorts utilize a performance twill material that leaves a soft finish that looks and feels luxe. Available in 17 color options, it's a versatile pair of shorts that are easy to transition between the golf course to grad parties, summer barbecues, and everything in between.
Redvanly Hanover Pull-On Short in Evergreen
Add a pop of color to your spring golf outfit with these Redvanly shorts. The waistband is elastic with a loungewear feel, but the addition of a faux front button gives off the look of proper shorts that are country club-approved.
Underarmour Men's UA Drive Shorts
Another great colorway for spring golf, these bold coral shorts from Under Armour will repel water without compromising breathability. They have an inseam on the longer side (10-inches) and a looser fit for those looking for a little more room around the legs.