OTTAWA – The PGA of America gave its blessing to letting gamers put on shorts throughout the apply rounds for this week’s PGA Championship at the Quail Hole Membership in Charlotte, N.C. Gamers cheered the resolution, which observers say will assist to convey the skilled sport extra according to its leisure cousin.
That stated, there are nonetheless various fairway fake-pas that the common weekend golfer could be properly-suggested to keep away from. Listed here are 5 issues to contemplate from Stittsville, Ont., golf-fashion blogger Mike McAllister (@chapeaunoirgolf):
. Are white belts nonetheless cool? Except your identify is Anthony Kim (bear in mind him?!) and it’s 2008, no — no matter what you see on tour.
2. Do I've to tuck in my shirt? Grudgingly, there appears to be a rising acceptance of the untucked look. Nonetheless, in case you’ve accepted your future father-in-legislation’s invite to his personal membership, hold it tucked. And sure, it's best to nonetheless take your hat off once you enter a room.
three. What about pleated pants? Please, no. They don’t make you look slimmer. Sorry.
four. What about joggers, hightops, and racerbacks? Extra fashionable, athletic-wanting apparel is making a splash on skilled excursions, and why not? Regardless of its stuffy picture, golf has all the time drawn inspiration from mainstream fashion developments for on-course inspiration.
5. Don’t get hung up on golf-particular manufacturers. You’d be stunned what you are able to do with a pair of 5-pocket stretch chinos from H&M and a JoeFresh polo. Don’t be afraid to place your personal spin on conventional golf garb.
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