Galvin Green Ames Paclite ultra light weight waterproof jacket

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Galvin Green waterproof jacket
Golf Monthly Verdict

This ultralight garment exudes design quality with all the stretch panels you could ever need across back, shoulders and elbows. One minor gripe – the Velcro wrist adjusters made the fabric sit a little bit awkwardly when tightened.

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Gore-Tex PacLite fabric means the jacket weighs just 230g. Two-way stretch Gore-Tex in selected areas for uninhibited movement. Special cuff channels direct water away from hands and grip. Full Gore-Tex guarantee.

Colours and sizes.

Jacket: ice blue/black, sand/black or black XS-XXXL. Alonso trousers: black or white XS-XXL.

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Neil is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade Stealth Plus Fairway Wood: Titleist TSR2 Hybrid: Titleist TS3 Irons: PING Blueprint S (4&5), PING Blueprint T (6-PW) Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 50˚, 54˚, 60˚ Putter: Odyssey Triple Track Ten Ball: Titleist Pro V1X