We take a closer look at the best golf waterproofs 2019. Do you own a rainproof jacket that keeps you dry and restriction-free when you swing?
Best Golf Wet Weather Gear 2019
Take a look at some of the Best Golf Wet Weather Gear on the market.
Somewhere along the line, pulling on a set of waterproofs didn’t become such a pain. Years ago it was like wrapping yourself in a bin bag. However, the best modern waterproofs don’t just keep you extremely dry, but they are designed to help you swing unhindered.
We wouldn’t quite say it’s ever a joy to reach for the waterproofs, but today’s technology-packed suits are not just more effective than ever at keeping us dry and comfortable while also looking the part on the fairways.
We’ve picked out a selection of the best offerings that are well worth checking out further or at least trying on for size when you’re out golf shopping.
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Best Golf Wet Weather Gear 2019
Galvin Green Archie – RRP £450
The Gore-Tex fabric with C-Knit backer provides a smooth handfeel and can ‘slide & glide’ over garments underneath. Gore-Tex Super stretch inserts on the elbows allow for maximum flexibility while the shoulders have been reinforced with a durable Techsteel fabric for those who prefer to carry.
- BUY NOW (UK): Galvin Green Archie from American Golf for £450
- BUY NOW (US): Galvin Green Archie from Worldwide Golf Shops for $699.99
FootJoy DryJoys Tour LTS – RRP £250
Made from just five panels to reduce bulk and improve mobility. A ThermoLite bonded liner combines with hollow-core fibers to trap air for warmth.
Ping SensorDry 2.5 – RRP £200
This lightweight, windproof jacket is fully seam-sealed throughout, the suit offers advanced levels of waterproof protection and breathability. Features include a two-way centre front zip, two front zipped pockets, an inner security pocket and adjustable hem and cuffs.
Under Armour Storm Gore-Tex Paclite – RRP £200
The Gore-Tex Paclite construction is waterproof, lightweight, windproof and breathable. The brand’s impressive Storm technology repels water, while an action back pleat allows for full range of motion.
Galvin Green Shake Dry – RRP £280
Weighing just 174g, it is Galvin Green’s lightest Gore-Tex jacket, thanks to the membrane being placed on the outside for the first time. Other features include shaped sleeves for easy movement, elastic binding on the cuffs, drawstring at the hem, water-repellent zippers and a chest pocket.
- BUY NOW (UK): Galvin Green Ashton Shakedry Jacket from TrendyGolf for £279.95
- BUY NOW (US): Galvin Green Ashton Shakedry Jacket from Worldwide Golf Shops for $399.99
Adidas Climaproof – RRP £129.95
It features seam-sealed Climaproof tech to shield you from the elements. A stand-up collar and hook-and-loop cuffs provide extra coverage.
FootJoy HydroKnit Pullover – RRP £180
An all-in-one pullover made from a three-layer bonded knit fabric that is both stretchable and highly breathable. It is 100 per cent waterproof and also features a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish on the surface of the fabric that beads water away as well as an elastic waistband, adjustable cuffs, an inside pocket for your phone or scorecard and a waterproof chest zipper.
Mizuno Nexlite – RRP £135
This waterproof, breathable jacket seamlessly doubles up as a wind top, with detachable sleeves making it even more versatile. Pack-away pouch ensures minimal storage space.
Proquip Stormforce PX6 Pro – RRP £195
ProQuip’s best men’s rain suit comes with a lifetime waterproof guarantee, four-way stretch fabric, advanced breathability and lots of luxury finishes.
- BUY NOW (UK): Proquip Stormforce PX6 Pro from Golf Gear Direct
Peter Millar Albatross – RRP £250
The stylish Peter Millar Albatross jacket boasts a three-layer fabric and four-way stretch. The lightweight knit inner layer ensures optimum mobility and comfort. Also boasts a slight drop tail, hidden waist cinch and adjustable cuffs.
Sunderland Vancouver Pro – RRP £120
Features include a mesh lining for comfort, fleece lined handwarmer side pockets, anti-snag velcro bonded cuff adjusters and draw cord adjuster at waist and hem.
- BUY NOW (UK): Sunderland Vancouver Pro Jacket from Scottsdale Golf
FootJoy HLV2 – RRP £160
FootJoy’s AW 2019 line includes the next generation of HydroLite; HLV2 which builds on the performance and success of its predecessor and improves it with an all new fabric which is 15 per cent lighter, with significantly more stretch.
Puma Storm Jacket Pro
This jacket provides breathable waterproof protection to keep you dry and comfortable out on the course.
- BUY NOW (UK): Puma Storm Jacket Pro from £176.74 at Amazon
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KJUS Pro 3L 2.0 Jacket – RRP £350
This stylish waterproof jacket features body-zoned panels built into the key zones of the shoulder points, shoulder blades and lower back to allow for even greater freedom of movement during the swing.
J. Lindeberg Toto Packable Jacket 2.5 Camo
Brand new this season from J. Lindeberg, this jacket has mesh ventilation systems along with a drawcord for a varied fit. If the camp finish is not to your taste there are other colour ways on offer but we feel this black version will help you stand out from the crowd.
Nike Hyperadapt Storm-Fit Jacket
Constructed from three parts: body, sleeves and the mesh venting, which work together during the swing to help ensure you have no restrictions during rainy rounds. Popular with Nike golf athletes, this is a stylish jacket well worth considering.
- BUY NOW (UK): Nike Hyperadapt Storm-Fit Jacket from £108.35 at Amazon
Callaway Golf Tour 3.0 Jacket
Inspired by the Tour to give golfers full protection in tough weather conditions. Opti-Dri technology transfers moisture away from the body, while Opti-Stretch ensures full mobility to move and swing during play. Features lots of additional design touches, including Callaway Tour heat sealed logos and Callaway branded zip pulls.
- BUY NOW (UK): Callaway Golf Tour 3.0 Jacket from £129.95 at Amazon
Now there’s no excuse for not getting out and playing in all weather conditions; these waterproof jackets really do have you well covered.
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