Best Golf Gifts 2022

Need some inspiration? Our best golf gifts guide has ideas galore for the golfer in your life

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Best Golf Gifts 

In need of a few golf gift ideas? We have you covered with this fine selection of goodies – large, medium and pocket sized. We would all like golf gear for birthday, Christmas or just treating someone you love to something special - hopefully the right stuff - so our golf gift guide selects the hottest golf gear and best golf accessories out there. Alternatively, check out our guides on the best golf mats, best golf nets or funny golf gifts if you're looking for something more specific.

Joel Tadman and Dan Parker pick out some of the best golf gift ideas

If you need some inspiration for golf gifts, or would like to drop some hints to those buying for you, then we have you covered with suggestions for all levels and budgets.  

You may want the latest driver, irons or top-of-the-range golf trolley, but most Christmas budgets won’t stretch to that, so this guide focuses on everything from stocking fillers to designer golf clothing and golf training aids.

Top Picks

FootJoy wintersof golf gloves

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FootJoy WinterSof Golf Gloves

Great for keeping your hands warm

Keep your hands warm on the course with the proven water resistant Sure-Grip Auto suede knit palm of the FootJoy WinterSof gloves.

Putt Out Pressure Putting trainer

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The PuttOUT Pressure Putt Trainer is quite simply one of the best and most enjoyable putting aids out there right now. Its best use is to help with pace control and finding the 'perfect putt' is a great way to focus your practice and keep it entertaining.

Flightscope Mevo personal launch monitor

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Flightscope Mevo Personal Launch Monitor

For the serious golfer

The Mevo radar-based launch monitor can be used indoors and outdoors to measure your shots so you can practice with purpose and improve your overall game.

Champkey swing trainer

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Champkey Golf Swing Trainer

Brilliant training aid for the full swing

Improve your golf swing tempo and build your muscle strength for more consistent golf shots. It takes time to get used to how it feels but with practice, you soon gain an understanding of how letting the body lead the downswing allows the heavy head to release at the correct moment as well as creating lag for extra power.

Smaller Items

Buy Ocean Tee Bamboo Tees

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Ocean Tee Bamboo Tees

Environmentally friendly golf tees

Bamboo tees are strong, made from a sustainable source and come in varying sizes and shapes such as these castle tees. They also protect the environment as well as the green keeping equipment so tee up and go green.

PGA Tour Pure Putt training aid

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PGA Tour Pure Putt

Classic putting trainer

The Classic putting trainer that can be used anywhere and returns the ball when you hole it. It's battery-operated and comes with a trainer ball to help get the perfect roll.

PGA Tour 2K21 video game front cover

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PGA Tour 2K21

Hit the virtual links and compete for the FedEx Cup

Prove you've got what it takes to become FedExCup Champion at Sawgrass or on your own design of course across all major gaming platforms.

Clean Strike golf club cleaner

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Clean Strike Club Cleaner

Sustainable golf cleaner

Clean Strike is a sustainable spray made from natural materials for cleaning your golf clubs on the course or the range and comes with Verta bamboo golf towel.   

Gruvtowl cleaner

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Gruvtowl +GRUVBRUSH Towel

Innovative golf towel

The Gruvtwl is a high performance waffle-weave microfibre golf towel with attached +GRUVBRUSH to easily clean the grooves of your club face, enabling you to have the best contact possible for every shot.

Clean Flight ball washer

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Your own personal golf ball washer

Have your own personal ball washer with you on every shot. Ideal for cleaning your ball with winter preferred lies.

Prima Cumce water bottle

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Prima Cumce Smart Water Bottle

Innovative thermal flask

The Prima-Cumce vacuum thermal flasks features an innovative LED temperature display and will keep your on course beverages hot or cold for up to 12 hours.

Golf Monthly magazine cover

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Golf Monthly Annual Subscription

World's oldest golf publication

Receive a copy of the world’s oldest golf magazine through your door every four weeks. Treat yourself, or a fellow golf fan with the gift that keeps on giving. 

Seve: His Life Through the Lens

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Seve: His Life Through the Lens

One of the best golf books released in 2021

Award-winning photographer, David Cannon, who took the iconic picture on the cover, has curated the best pictures from Seve's life and career in this fantastic book.

Game Improvers

PuttOUT putting mat

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The best putting mat on the market

For any golfer a home putting set-up is an essential training tool, and the PuttOut Putting Mat makes practice enjoyable, effective and easy to fit into your day wherever you are.

Shot Scope G3 GPS watch in black

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ShotScope G3 GPS Watch

Accurate GPS yardages on the course

One of the most accurate GPS watches on the market with dynamic distances to the front, middle and back of the green on over 36,000 courses.

Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors

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Arccos Caddie is a fully-automatic course management system that pinpoints your precise location on the golf course using GPS and then uses sensors to suggest which club to use in every situation.

Me and My Golf lessons pack

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Me And My Golf Online Lessons Gift Pack

Improve your swing and shoot lower scores

Lower your scores with an online lesson plan from YouTube’s top instructors.

paul foston my golf masterclass app

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Paul Foston My Golf Masterclass App

Made by a Golf Monthly Top 25 coach

Designed for players of all skill levels, this app has 60 five-minute instructional videos from Top 25 coach Paul Foston that will give you the tools to execute every shot you will ever need on the course. This ‘Go To’ guide and troubleshooter can be viewed 24/7 on your phone, tablet or Smart TV.

Apparel

There are lots of clothing and apparel deals out there this Christmas for you to choose from so here are a few of our picks or check out our Best Waterproof Jacket Deals or Best Waterproof golf shoe deals to name just a few.

FootJoy ProDry Extreme Socks

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FootJoy ProDry Extreme Socks

Socks from the #1 golf shoe and glove brand

Christmas wouldn’t Christmas without some socks so choose the FootJoy ProDry with Dri-Lex Moisture Technology, reinforced heel and comfort seam.

Under Armour Daytona Storm 1/2 zip

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Under Armour Storm Daytona Half-Zip

Smart and storm-proof

Using Storm Technology to repel water and breathable insulation, the Daytona adapts to the temperature to keeps you warm when it’s cool.

Sunderland Anton Gilet

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The Sunderland Anton Padded Golf Gilet in Black and Lightning Blue is both windproof and waterproof, making it ideal for wear when the weather starts to cool during your season.

adidas go-to primegreen hoodie

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One of our favourite hoodies

The Cold.Ready Go-To Hoodie is perfect for cooler days on and off the course and  uses cold.rdy technology to keep the heat in and wick moisture away.

Rohnisch jacket

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Rohnisch Force Ladies Golf Jacket

Perfect for on and off the course

The Rohnisch Force Ladies Golf Jacket is a lightweight jacket that combines warm down at the front and back with stretch jersey panels at the sides, making this the ideal jacket for layering. 

Motocaddy hot mitts

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Motocaddy Hot Golf Mitts

Keep your hands toasty during the winter

Keep your hands warm when using a golf trolley with these USB powered heated mittens featuring 3 heat settings and fleece lining.

Something Extra Special

If you are buying for the golfer who has everything and are ready to loosen the purse strings then we have a few recommendations for you.

Titleist Pro V1

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You could get some jokey or bright coloured golf balls, or you could gift the number one ball in golf. They will be glad you did.

Therabody Theragun mini

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The Theragun mini is your pocket-sized massage device, giving you quality muscle treatment with unparalleled portability to ease your aching body after a round.

Bushnell Phantom 2 GPS

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This compact handheld GPS will fit easily in your pocket and  features an easy-to-read display, with distance information to the front, centre, and back of the green distance information, plus up to 6 hazards per hole. Bushnell GPS purchases (Edge GPS watch, Phantom2 GPS device or Wingman GPS speaker) in the UK also currently come with a free Bushnell tri-fold towel.

SunMountain ClubGlider Meridian Travel Bag

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SunMountain ClubGlider Meridian Travel Bag

The ultimate golf travel bag

This superb golf travel bag features retractable legs with castor wheels to make moving your clubs around airports a delight.

Motocaddy HydroFlex stand bag pictured in red

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Motocaddy HydroFlex Golf Bag

One of the best waterproof stand bags

The versatile hybrid design of the HydroFLEX allows the bag to work perfectly as a stand bag, and the integrated rear stand-lock allows it to also double as a lightweight cart bag.

Pure 2 Improve Pop-Up Practice Net

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Pure 2 Improve Pop-Up Practice Net

The ultimate practice net

Create a driving range in your garden with this pop-up practice net that is quick to put up and down and features 60cm target to focus your practice.

Skechers Go Golf Torque Brogan Golf Shoe

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Skechers Go Golf Torque Brogan Golf Shoe

Waterproof and comfortable

The Skechers Go Golf Torque Brogan is a fantastic shoe to be worn in the colder months as well as away from the course on long walks and hikes. It's lightweight, high-tech and comfortable, whilst coming with a 2-year waterproof guarantee.

Apple Air Pods Pro

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Apple AirPods Pro

The market-leading ear buds

Featuring a customisable fit to deliver all-day comfort and Active Noise Cancellation, the 2021 Air Pods Pro are a joy to use (we've got them ourselves) and, whilst not entirely golf specific, are very easy and comfortable to wear whilst practising at the range or at the golf club.

Nintendo Switch OLED and Mario Golf Super Rush

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Nintendo Switch OLED White with Mario Golf Super Rush Game

The latest Switch and a super-fun golf game

The Switch is arguably one of the greatest games consoles ever released and the new OLED version features some brilliant upgrades on the original including that stunning new screen. Get it with the super new Mario Golf game and you've got a fun Christmas time even without being on the course!

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite package set

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We recently tested this set and we have to say it is one of the best golf club sets you can buy. It comes with everything a new golfer needs and the quality is very high, meaning it will last a much longer time than many budget sets.

Oakley Mercenary sunglasses

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Oakley Mercenary Sunglasses

Stylish and quality shades

When it comes to sunglasses, not many companies do it better than Oakley. The brand makes some of the best golf sunglasses that don't just look great but also protect your eyes and are built to last.

Adidas ZG21 golf shoe

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The ZG21 shoe from adidas is the company's lightweight, spikeless and waterproof model for 2021 that has been a huge success. It is undoubtedly one of the best golf shoes you can buy and is a favourite of World No.2 Collin Morikawa, who has been wearing it on Tour all year.

Zoom Focus X lasers

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Zoom Focus X Laser Range finder

One of our favourite lasers

All golfers need a laser rangefinder or GPS device and the Zoom Focus X is one of the best golf laser rangefinders. It comes with a high level of convenient, easy-to-use features at a price point that provides excellent value for money.

So, there you have it - a gift for every golfer out there! We hope you found it useful.

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Martin Hopley is one of the foremost UK equipment reviewers with over 20 years' experience. As the former founder of Golfalot.com he was an early pioneer of online reviews and has also been a regular contributor to other titles. He is renowned for his technical knowledge and in-depth analysis, which he now brings to Golf Monthly.