Category Archives: Ladies Golf Clothing

Dress Code for Lady Golfers

Times have changed, especially the women’s apparel on the golf course.  Women’s guidelines have changed dramatically thanks to the LPGA.  If in doubt, tune in on TV and see what the lady professionals are wearing.  Be sue to check the dress code of the golf course where you are playing before leaving the house for the course.   We have latitude, but not on every course and there is nothing worse than being told that you are not appropriately dressed and you need to bring out your credit card to buy from the over priced pro shop.

I have two basic guidelines…be sure you are comfortable and appropriate for golf.  Tight clothes rarely offer comfort and should therefore not be worn on the course (this includes shorts, pants, and your shirt).  We have virtual carte blanche to select a top as long as it’s not form-fitting and covers the belly. Women usually will wear a collared shirt, but it can have buttons or a zipper,  a V-neck, sleeves or no sleeves, and T shirts.  I tend to buy shirts that are hip length so I don’t have to tuck them in.  If you do tuck in your golf shirt, make sure it is long enough so that it doesn’t slip out during your golf swing.  Is you are large breasted, I highly recommend a sports bra.  One that is, again, comfortable yet keeps your swing cleaner.  Stay away from short shorts…you bend over constantly in golf and you do not want to embarrass your team mates.  It’s a question of respect.  It helps to keep in mind if you are matched up with other golfers on number one tee, would you be comfortable.

Golf shoes have plastic cleats to help reduce slipping on the course, especially if the ground is wet.  Find a few pair to wear and I recommend golf sandals.  Golf shoes with socks can become very warm in the summer and leave an unsightly tan line above your ankles.  Golf sandals are great to reduce that tan line and they are typically lighter in weight than a golf shoe.  You will have to remove your sandals after a bunker shot to wipe the sand off your feet.  Most courses only requirement with golf shoes is no metal cleats which are no longer available.

If it is cold and windy be sure to wear long pants and a sweater.  I typically layer my clothing in hope that the sun will come out and the wind will die down.  Keep some rain gear in your bag just in case a storm erupts.  You will probably stop play, but wet clothes, anywhere, is not a good time!  On those sunny days, be sure to wear a golf hat or visor to protect your face.  You might also want to wear sunglasses to reduce the glare and they do help watching and finding your golf ball.

Wearing a golf glove is suggested for a few reasons.   A glove helps keep your grip on the club without any slippage and it reduced the callouses on your hands.  Try to get in the habit of removing your glove once you reach the green.  If I keep my glove on the entire round, after 3 days my hand has an obvious tan line and I hate tan lines.

I see the majority of women wearing skorts these days on the course.  The look is professional and they are so comfortable.  They can also be worn off the course.  Buy some solids, mild prints, and if you are daring, something more exciting!


The best ladies golf shoe for the summer

I bought these last year and wanted to share it with you.  This is a great pair of golf shoes because they are lightweight and you can throw them in the washing machine when they get dirty.  And, if you are like me…you don’t need to wear socks.

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– Ladies Golf Clothing

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We might not always play the best game but we can always look good on the course.  I’ll talk about hats/visors, tops, bottoms, shoes, and works for me.  I want to know what works for you too!


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– Welcome to Golf Clothing for Ladies of all ages

I’ve started this site because I love the game of golf.

– Golf Shoes

My favorite pair of golf shoes!?

In case you didn’t know, metal cleats are now forbidden on 99% of all golf courses.  This was done because of the damage they caused on the greens.   We now have plastic cleats on golf shoes.

I’ve always struggled with golf shoes…my toes go to sleep when I wear them.  So, I tried golf sandals as an option,  There are many different styles of golf sandals and the only potential issue wearing them is hitting out of the sand (you need to take them off and shake the sand out of the shoe).  The last pair of shoes I wore were lightweight and meshed…it seemed to solve my problems.  If you’re not sure what style to buy, look at your current inventory of shoes for your preference in comfort.

If you are a new golfer, I would suggest wearing your sneakers/tennis shoes.  Unless the ground is wet, a cleat isn’t really necessary or helpful, in my opinion.  I’ve even been seen golfing without shoes!

– Comfort is the Key

Golf can be challenging for any lady so I highly recommend that whatever you wear, make sure it is comfortable.  I would also like to add appropriate!  Lately I’ve seen a lot of clothing at the course and driving range that is not appropriate for the game.  Remember, when you are golfing, you don’t want to be pulling and tugging at your clothes.

My list of No No’s:

Short that are way too short; if you can’t bend over without showing too much, don’t wear them on the course

Tank tops

Jeans of course (any color of jeans)

Tee shirts

Tight skirts and little too short!

Believe me, I’m not a prude!  The game of golf has always had a etiquette of clothing.  It has relaxed some but the basics are still there:  collared shirts and you skort/skirt/short should have at least a 3 inch inseam.  Be sure that you ‘bottom’ has deep pockets for your tees, balls, ball mark repairer, and ball marker.  I’ve bought cute bottoms and found that they didn’t work on the course because of the pockets…my only option was my bra for storage!!

– My Golf Story

Hi, I’m Sue and would like to tell you about golf and me.

I remember growing up that Dad would occasionally go golfing with a client from work.  It was an all day, and most of the night event.  When I was 14, Mom decided to take up the game and have some fun with Dad.  It sounded good to me, so I bought a used set of clubs and learned alongside Mom.  Dad would take us out in the back yard and teach us how to chip.  We even trained our dog to fetch the golf balls and save us all that extra leg work.  I spent hours with Dad, just the two of us (I am the youngest of 4 and the only one who took up the game).  I played around with golf in the backyard, but I really didn’t have any other options.  About the time I was 16, Mom and Dad took me to a course and we played.  It was frustrating but I didn’t care…I was learning and I actually had a few good shots.  Everything I learned about the game, I learned from them.  Some of my best memories of my mid teens is golfing with my folks.

Over the years, I would go out once or twice a year.  It wasn’t until I married a golfer/hacker that I began to play at least once a month.  Eventually, we joined a 9 hole league with friends and played weekly.  It was golf, but in hindsight, it was more about laughter, friendship, and memories.  When I was 41, we moved to Florida from Ohio and our first home was on a golf course.  We had high expectations of golfing more and more.  Our reality was 1.  Money was tight and a round of golf would cost us about $100  2.  Work got in the way of finding the time to golf and 3.  My husband and I grew apart and divorced.

I found a friend who golfed and we starting playing once a week.  You will find that in order to really improve your game, once a week probably won’t be enough.  We played the courses with the lowest cost and had a blast.  You learn a lot about a person when you golf with them,,,temperament being one of the biggest!

I met Van in January, 2010, at our local Moose Lodge.  That’s another story…..  Anyway, I told him I loved the game and after 3 months he ‘rejuvenated’ his interest (he hadn’t played in 10 years because of a back issue).  We married 6 months later, joined one of our local courses a year later, and now we play 3 to 4 times a week.

I am lucky that my husband and I have the same interests and are best friends.

I love that game of golf and with this blog, hope to inspire, help, and laugh with you!