FootJoy TempoSeries Sun Hoodie Review

Our verdict on FootJoy’s lightweight hoodie—a sporty offering that can be worn on and off the golf course

FootJoy TempoSeries Sun Hoodie Review
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Golf Monthly Verdict

One for the hoodie fans and perhaps those who have been sitting on the fence regards this particular item of golf clothing, FootJoy’s Sun Hoodie is a stretchy, lightweight layer that will give anyone who wears it a more modern, sporty look on the course.

Reasons to buy
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    Perfect for warming up in /range time

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    Sporty appearance

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    Super light and stretchy

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Reasons to avoid
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    Small chest pocket is fiddly

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Some golf hoodies are thick and bulky like the kind you’d sit around the house in, others are lighter and more golf performance based. The Sun Hoodie from FootJoy is most certainly the latter. This hoodie is extremely light and easy to pack away in your bag—and it’s a sportier, more athletic garment compared to the traditional hoodies that you might wear day to day.

Not everyone has jumped onto the golf hoodies bandwagon; there are those who still don’t think they have a place on the course. However, more and more golfers— particularly those under the age of 30—are wearing them out on the fairways. Golf, after all, is a sport. We digress…

FootJoy TempoSeries Sun Hoodie

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The Sun Hoodie is very much a spring/summer—it’s not going to offer you a great deal of warmth in the winter. However, for those chilly mornings or cool early evenings on the fairways, this layer is a really convenient option. 

The four-way stretch fabric ensures that you can swing a club without feeling at all restricted, and because it’s so light it provides just the right amount of warmth to keep you from feeling as though you need something heavier. No one really wants to be pulling on bulkier layers in the summer months. 

This type of garment might not appeal to everyone, but the Sun Hoodie is sure to be a hit with hoodie fans. It’s a nice layer to warm up in on the range. Given its modern, sporty looks, it can definitely be worn off the course, too, so you’ll probably find yourself slipping it on before a gym session. 

For some specific winter golf apparel advice, be sure to have a read of our guides on the best golf rain jackets, best golf vests, or best golf windbreaker.

Michael Weston
Contributing editor

Michael has been with Golf Monthly since 2008. As a multimedia journalist, he has also worked for The Football Association, where he created content to support the men's European Championships, The FA Cup, London 2012, and FA Women's Super League. As content editor at Foremost Golf, Michael worked closely with golf's biggest equipment manufacturers, and has developed an in-depth knowledge of this side of the industry. He's now a regular contributor, covering instruction, equipment and feature content. Michael has interviewed many of the game's biggest stars, including six world number ones, and has attended and reported on many Major Championships and Ryder Cups. He's a member of Formby Golf Club. 

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