Here we take a run through the very best golf gloves on the market right now, gloves providing the ultimate in feel and fit.
Best Golf Gloves
Choosing the right golf glove could help you improve your game. The best golf gloves fit and feel perfect, enhance your hands contact with the club and therefore give you greater confidence to make the best swing you can.
A good golf glove is one of the best golf accessories you can invest in because after all, your hands are the only part of your body making contact with the club throughout the swing. Therefore it stands to reason that you need the best grip and feel available.
There are various options when it comes to golf gloves to suit different requirements. For those seeking the quality and feel trusted by top professionals, the premium leather offerings could be just the ticket. These gloves offer great comfort, breathability and unrivalled feel.
What then are the best golf gloves currently on offer? We’ve reviewed and tested them and have selected our favourites below to help you decide which will suit your requirements.
Whatever glove you are looking for, we have got you covered.
Best Golf Gloves
FootJoy Contour FLX Glove
+ Soft touch
– Although durable for leather, it’s not as durable as some synthetic models
Constructed from premium CabrettaSof leather, this is a lovely feeling glove. But with its technical construction it’s also highly flexible and breathable.
The CabrettaSof leather palm offers that nice tacky grip you would expect from a leather glove and it’s pretty durable to boot.
On the back of the glove, a high performance FiberSof material allows for excellent flexibility and enhanced comfort.
The PowerNet mesh across the knuckles also helps with movement.
Perforations have been strategically placed to allow for good breathability while the elastic cuff is moisture wicking to further enhance fit and comfort.
Overall, this is a great glove offering a blend of premium leather quality and technological innovation, it’s one of the best golf gloves out there.
US Buy Now at Rock Bottom Golf for $14.95
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £14.99
Mizuno Elite Glove
+ Soft Cabretta leather palm
+ Durable upper
– Not full leather
The Mizuno Elite glove blends premium leather with high-tech synthetic fabrics to deliver both feel and durability.
The palm is soft Cabretta leather delivering exceptional feel and grip while the upper is made of a synthetic material that helps the glove maintain its shape and durability.
We found this glove to offer the best of both worlds, it’s built to last but it offers the feel you would expect from a premium product.
The FlexMesh material across the knuckles allows for great flexibility and freedom of movement. This is a very comfortable glove that performs well in most conditions.
US Buy Now at Worldwide Golf Shops for $15.99
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £9.99
Callaway Tour Authentic Glove
+ Sleek design
+ Tacky grip
– Not great in wetter weather
This glove has been developed with feedback from Callaway’s staff players. Fundamentally, it’s a premium Cabretta leather offering but the introduction of Callaway’s innovative Griptac greatly enhances the tackiness and grip it delivers.
We found this to be not only a comfortable glove but it offers tremendous feel and control on the grip.
The cuff of the glove is constructed from a moisture wicking material and the closure system has been cleverly designed to provide a neat and solid fit.
Strategically placed perforations mean the glove remains breathable in warmer conditions. Overall, this is a high performance, premium golf glove.
US Buy Now at Worldwide Golf Shops for $21.99
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £13.99
FootJoy StaSof Glove
+ Superb feel and fit
+ Excellent grip
– Soft leather isn’t as durable as some materials
FootJoy has been making the premium all-leather StaSof since 1980 and it remains the company’s most popular glove among tour players.
Constructed from TactionLT Advanced Performance leather, it feels fantastic against your skin and it delivers that hint of natural tackiness you expect from high-end leather, helping you maintain a strong grip on the club.
Breathing holes on the front and back of the fingers help keep your hand cool, while the PowerNet mesh across the knuckles adds to the glove’s flexibility.
The Velcro closure tab is slightly angled to work with the shape of the hand and overall, it’s a very comfortable glove to wear.
Although leather won’t last like some synthetic fabrics, the StaSof is impressively durable and we found it will continue to perform after a number of rounds and practice sessions.
US Buy Now at The Golf Warehouse for $21.95
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £15.99
FootJoy Pure Touch Glove
+ Ultimate in feel
+ Tailored fit
– Not the most durable
This is FootJoy’s most luxurious glove. Made from extremely soft Cabretta leather, it’s supremely supple and feels like a second skin on the hand.
The specially treated leather moulds to your hand and, together with the strategically placed, targeted elastic, the fit is second to none.
Strategic perforations mean the glove is breathable and will keep your hand cool in warm weather.
The FootJoy Pure Touch feels great, looks great, and offers exceptional fit and feel. For more information on the range of FootJoy gloves out there, take a look at our guide on the best FootJoy golf gloves too.
US Buy Now at Rock Bottom Golf for $29.95
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £18.99
Cobra Pur Tour Glove
+ Soft premium leather
+ Tailored cuff
– Not for wet weather golf
The Cobra Pur Tour glove offers a superb combination of fit and feel. Constructed from premium Cabretta leather, it’s super soft to the touch and it provides excellent, tacky grip.
The tailored cuff is particularly well designed to offer a snug and comfortable fit and the closure tab further enhances the fit.
It’s breathable in warmer weathers and we found it to be one of the more durable premium leather gloves on the market.
US Buy Now at Rock Bottom Golf for $18
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £17.99
Under Armour Spieth Tour Glove
+ Great grip
+ Impressive Under Armour Fit technology
– Not for use in rainy conditions
This super-soft Cabretta Leather glove is trusted by the top Under Armour professionals. It delivers great feel and touch on the club and it stays soft as it gets older.
The Under Armour Fit technology gives a tremendous, snug yet flexible fit and the glove really does feel like a second skin.
The angled closure tab helps to give that perfect fit while the premium grip system ensures you maintain a strong grip on the club.
Carefully placed perforations help keep your hand cool.
US Buy Now at Amazon for $19.99
UK Buy Now at Amazon for £18.95
TaylorMade Tour Preferred Glove
+ Sleek design
+ High quality leather
– Limited breathing holes
This sleek and simple glove is the choice of TaylorMade’s top Tour players. It’s made from AAA Cabretta Soft Tech leather and it’s ultra-thin for maximum comfort and feel.
The leather delivers a wonderful tackiness that means grip on the club in excellent.
The contoured wrist band and Velcro closure tab provide a comfortable and snug fit. The wrist band is also moisture wicking to keep your hand dry and sweat free.
This is a great looking premium leather glove. We think it’s one of the best golf gloves on the market right now.
US Buy Now at Amazon for $24.99
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £13.99
Titleist Players Glove
+ Classic styling
+ Premium leather
– Not waterproof
If you want to look like a professional on course, this could be the glove for you. One of the best golf gloves on the market for many years now, this Titleist Players design offers a classic, timeless style – one trusted by many of the world’s top players.
The glove is constructed from super thin, Cabretta leather for the ultimate in feel and touch. But it’s also durable thanks to satin reinforcements around the cuff and thumb.
The seams have been designed so as not to interfere with your grip on the club and the overall feel is excellent.
It’s breathable thanks to cleverly placed perforations and this will help to stop your hand becoming sweaty in warmer weather.
US Buy Now at Amazon for $26.95
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £23
+ Funky colour options
+ Snug fit
– Not good in wet weather
As worn by Bubba Watson, the G/Fore premium leather glove will help you stand out on the fairways – there’s a tremendous range of colours to choose from.
But, it’s not just the looks that are worth commenting on. Constructed from AA Cabretta leather, it’s a very comfy glove offering an excellent and neat fit.
Its precision crafted and so highly durable as a result. The seams are well placed as are the perforations. It’s designed so the wearer shouldn’t notice it and can play without distraction.
We liked this model so much we also included it in our guide on the best golf gloves for women too, showing just how versatile it is.
UK Buy Now at Golf Poser for £25
Ping Tour Glove
+ Super soft feel
+ Pre curved fingers
– Not waterproof
The excellent Ping Tour glove is designed to deliver the ultimate soft feel and we think it does just that.
The premium Cabretta leather is enhanced by Ping’s Micro-Pur technology to offer great levels of comfort and feel.
The fingers are pre curved to improve the fit and grip on the club.
The glove features Pin’s SensorCool technology to help keep the hand cool and dry on hotter days.
US Buy Now at Amazon for $29.95
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £18
Puma Golf Pro Formation Hybrid Glove
+ Flexible fit
+ Soft leather sections
– Not all will like bold styling
This is a good crossover glove offering a combination of feel and flexibility.
The soft Cabretta leather sections offer great feel while the Lycra patches have been designed to allow for stretch and movement.
A nice touch is the quiet Velcro closure tab – designed so as not to put off other golfers as it’s released.
The glove looks stylish with colourful accents.
US Buy Now at Amazon for $17.46
Zoom Weather Style Glove
+ Superb, versatile fit
+ Excellent feel
– Not as much in the way of thermal qualities
Developed in conjunction with Austrian Tour pro Marcus Brier, Zoom gloves are one-size fits all and have been engineered to fit like a second skin.
With FLEXX-FIT technology, essentially a Lycra-style section on the back that incorporates a mix of flex zones to fit the contours of a golfer’s hand, it does just that.
The back of the glove is stretch Lycra while the palm is a highly durable all-weather material.
We like the fact that the glove’s structure is such that it doesn’t lose its shape, even when it gets wet. It’s a solid item of equipment.
UK Buy Now at Amazon for £11.77
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