Ok, I know that this day in age there is a holiday for everything. Like Waffle Day. But today I want to focus on good ole Dad. Fathers day is Sunday June 18th, and that is fast approaching. If you are lucky enough to have an awesome dad, then count your blessings! If not, Fathers day can celebrate any father like figure in your life. Someone who you can turn to for great life advice, ask stupid questions, or..you know..play golf with!
We have put together a short list of great fathers day golf gifts. They range from $10 to $40. So whatever your price range, you can get an awesome unique golf gift for him instead of a tie. Please, don’t buy him a tie.
Grip Boost – $12.99
We recently reviewed Grip Boost and this could be a great addition to his golf accessories. It is a spray that improves club grip. This is beneficial to swing speed and accuracy. It is sweat proof, rain proof, and works great in high humidity. This potentially saves you money on new club grips and new golf gloves.
How do you improve a hat, a tried and true design. Think again! Urban Canairie revolutionizes the hat design. This is made for the outdoors. It has a mesh venting system on the sides to allow air flow and cool your head during those middle summer golf rounds. With the mesh on the sides and a flat top, it allows your head to cool but also keeps the sun off the top of you head. Proudly made in Canada!
These Callaway super soft golf balls are a great gift for your senior dad! We pulled this product from our Best Golf Balls for Seniors article from March. These Callaway’s are their softest golf balls they have ever made. Which will help old dad as his golf swing speed decreases. The low compression reduces spin which in return will give a straighter ball flight. They are also available in yellow so they are easier for him to find in the rough.
Greatgymats Pro Ball Return Golf Putting Mat – $40.99
This golf putting mat is perfect for the office while he is on those important calls about 401k’s or something. Comes in different lengths and colors. It also returns the ball right back to your feet once he has sunk it. This golf gift gives him the greatest gift of all…putting practice. Cause we all need help putting. And at $40, its a great fun gift for the family to give. Gift wrapping is also available on Amazon.
These glasses are designed to make white golf balls more visible in the rough. These greatly increase the chance of dad finding his ball and probably other lost balls! And we all know how dad likes to save money!
They work by blocking out sunlight and illuminating white and yellow objects. This helps you find you ball faster and reduces stress. The A99 are the best rated on Amazon and look not so bad either. Gift wrapping is also available.
Dads are the best! Be sure to give some thought on a great fathers day golf gift that he will surely enjoy. As always, it is not how much money you spend, it is the thought that really counts. Give thanks to any father figure in your life that you can count on for great advice, fishing trips, and paying for lunch. These 5 golf gifts are something he can actually use on the next round with good ole dad.
Funny golf gifts make fantastic stocking fillers at Christmas or great gag gifts at Father’s Day, birthdays, office parties or just about any other occasion you can think of. Everyone enjoys a few laughs and not all gifts have to cost an arm and a leg. Bring a smile to your buddy’s face with these funny golf gifts:
5 Funny Golf Gifts
MySack Golf Ball Storage Sack
Golf bags can, and will, get a bit untidy. You stuff extra gloves, scorecard, pencils, tees, snacks, a cap, a water bottle or whatever else in there. The most important item of course is extra golf balls. When you inevitably lose a ball you end up scratching around in your bag to find a new ball. Usually there are a couple of different brands in there and some are new and some are a bit scuffed up. With the MySack golf ball storage sack you can keep at least two of your favourite backup balls close at hand. Some users have even fit as many as 8 balls into it with the Velcro still closing securely. Of course, it is also guaranteed to get more than a few laughs out of other players!
Sometimes the bathroom is the only place in the house that offers a bit of peace and quiet. No wonder some guys stay in there for as long as possible. I usually have a stack of my favourite magazines at hand, but I’d love a gift like this. Something a little more “active” to do while you take care of your business.
Granted the construction quality is not outstanding, but for only $10, you can’t expect much more. It’s still a great funny golf gift and will guarantee to get some laughs and keep the men entertained at your next barbeque.
Fair warning: this one is not for the faint hearted or strait-laced golfer. Golf is considered a gentleman’s game and a certain amount of decorum is expected of participants. If the golfer in your life is not averse to a bit of foul language and was rolling on the floor watching the infamous TED movie, this funny golf gift will give him lots of entertainment. It says five R-rated phrases from the movie, and will be sure to get some laughs on the course. Just make sure to keep it away from young children.
If you are stuck for a stocking filler or a gift at the annual office party, this funny golf gift will do nicely and get a ton of laughs. The pack includes: a key chain “It takes hard balls to be a good golfer!”; Freshly moved grass scent air freshener; Official golf fanatics parking permit; a good luck golf tee car sign “I golf, therefore I am not here; and lost ball locator lenses. Most of it won’t ever get used, but will draw more than a few laughs around the house or office.
These should give you ample ideas for your next golf gift. You may be planning something more substantial like a new driver, but lighten things up even more and add some funny golf gifts just to see their reaction.
If you have a golfer in your life you need never be stuck for great gift ideas, no matter what the occasion. No more boring socks, ties or aftershave. The game of golf has advanced tremendously and so has the range of awesome gear, gadgets, and accessories that go with it. You can have your pick not just from novelty items, but also from some very nifty and useful technical gadgets. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of the best golf gifts for any golf lover (in no particular order).
The 11 Best Golf Gifts
1. Golf GPS Watch
A new golf GPS watch is the perfect gift for your golfing friend who also loves having the latest tech gadgets. It combines the power of a golf GPS system, with the convenience and functionality of a watch. Any golfer will love having, and showing off this handy gadget to their friends.
The Garmin Approach S1 is an older model, but still one of the best entry-level GPS watches. It is preloaded with more than 14000 U.S. and Canada courses and more can be added. The watch is available in black or white, includes an odometer, alarm and sets the time and time zone automatically using the GPS functionality.
It’s packed full of features that will seriously impress and excite anyone unwrapping it. It provides yardages to the back, middle and front of the green, measures exact distances from anywhere on the course and tracks your distance using a pedometer when you are walking the course.
It’s completely waterproof, has large numerals so you can read it at a glance and comes with a rechargeable lithium ion battery. It’s ready to use right out of the box with no setup needed and no monthly subscriptions to use it. If your friend doesn’t already have a golf GPS watch, then the Garmin S1 is a fantastic choice.
Have a friend that’s a bit of a perfectionist? Always obsessing over the details? Then a new golf rangefinder could be the best golf gift for him (or her). It will them exact yardage to any target on the course, so they never have to complain about the yardage markers being off.
The Bushnell Tour V3 is easily one of the best rangefinders on the market. Used by the pros, this makes a very special gift for any golfer and tops the list of as one the best golf gifts. All players with a rangefinder in their golf bag love them and never play without it. Those without one are eternally envious of those who do.
It can be operated single handed and all you need to do is point it, press the button, wait for the jolt to confirm the laser found the target and read the distance off the display. Then it is all up to you to make the shot.
It features Pin Seeker Technology to find the exact distance to the flag without being interfered with by other objects in the background. It is completely legal for tournament play and for posting scores for handicap purposes. It’s also ergonomically designed and has a sturdy and durable rubber casing that makes it very easy to grip. It comes in a handy carry case and a 3-volt battery and 2 year warranty is included.
Smartphones can do nearly anything these days. If you know a golf lover who has a newer iPhone or Android device, then you should definitely consider getting them one of these cool swing analyzer devices.
Every golfer wants to improve their swing and they are always looking for ways to do it simply and without spending thousands on lessons. The Zepp Golf 3D Training System allows you to practice your swing and get immediate feedback and analysis on a range of factors affecting your swing. It simply clips onto your glove, syncs with the app on your smartphone (iPhone and Android) and gives you instant feedback swing after swing.
You also have the ability to see your swing in 3D animated model, so you can analyze it from every angle. Or you can compare your swing to professional players and coaches. With the data provided you can implement corrections and tips on your next swing and start making progress immediately. Apart from having a coach right there with you, there is no better way for a golfer to improve their swing on the spot. This best golf gift item is a must for any avid golfer out there.
Improving their putting accuracy is on every golfer’s mind. A putting mat like this one from SKLZ allows them to practice at home, at the office and during the long winter months when they can’t get out on the course.
With this gift the golfer in your life can quickly nip out to the garage to practice or get in a few practice shots between meetings. It’s a great quality item and will provide years of service.
Core muscles are important for a golfer and directly affects their swing, accuracy and the distance they get. The Gold Flex allows you to not only warm up before a round, but will also give you a great core workout and help you improve your swing. It is very handy and fast to use at home for a quick workout and swing practice.
Business trips, family holidays or golfing weekends will be a breeze with the CaddyDaddy. We cannot imagine that any golfer would not be ecstatic receiving this as a gift. It is always a struggle to cart your clubs through the airport and multiple transfer can be irksome with a sub-par golf travel bag.
The CaddyDaddy Constrictor 2 is one of the top options out there, and won’t break the bank. This best golf gift 2014 should top the list for the travelling golfer in your life.
Any man with a sense of humor will appreciate this graphically shaped golf ball holder. The “MySack” appropriately holds exactly two golf balls, has a velcro close top, and can easily be attached to your golf bag.
This gift will guarantee some laughs, and is also quite useful!
Serious golfers will go through a few golf gloves each season, and are always in need of a replacement or backup glove. It makes a great gift, and is also easy on your wallet ($10-$30). Just make sure you know their size!
This glove from Nike looks great, fits well, uses excellent quality material and is extra durable. There is also Lycra spandex material placed on the fingers and back of hand for maximum flexibility and breathability. The Dura Feel VII is not the most high-end glove on the market, but for only around $10, you can’t find a much better deal. It is available in white, or black.
Whether the golfer in your life is a seasoned player or a mere beginner, this timeless and completely illustrated guide will be used time and again. We guarantee it will never be too far out of reach and will get ample use over time. Ben Hogan’s reveals his special techniques that will help any average golfer improve their scores. Every golf lover should have this classic on their bookshelf!
A golf net (coupled with a golf hitting mat) is one of the best golf gifts for anyone stuck at home during the long winter months, or for someone who just doesn’t have time to go to the range consistently. Golfers can never get enough practice!
If price is no issue, then the Net Return Pro Series Golf Net is easily the #1 golf net available todayt. It is simple to assemble, can be used indoors or outdoors, and is made of the highest end material on the market. The net 7′ 6″ high, 8′ wide and 3′ 6″ deep, so make sure there is somewhere in the house to put it. The only downside of this net, is that it costs $495.
If you’ve heard some hints around the house that someone needs a new driver for his bag, you cannot go wrong with the TaylorMade JetSpeed. This club will generate faster swing speed and increase distance and confidence. Users report it’s a vast improvement over TaylorMade’s previous driver, the RBZ. No wonder GolfDigest gave it the gold in its 2014 hotlist roundup. In this category it is definitely the best golf gift of 2014. You’ll be proudly credited when asked where he got that amazing new driver from. And his friends will be asking.