Ping Spiral Women's Fleece Golf Jacket

We give our verdict on Ping's Spiral Women's Fleece Golf Jacket

Ping Spiral Women's Fleece Golf Jacket
Golf Monthly Verdict

This is an extremely lightweight jacket; so comfortable you don’t even know you’re wearing it. The fashionable styling and a good value price point make it a go-to jacket this season.

Reasons to buy
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    Provides all-round comfort, modern styling and good value for money.

Reasons to avoid
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    Only one colour option.

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We give our verdict on Ping's Spiral Women's Fleece Golf Jacket

Ping Spiral Women's Fleece Golf Jacket

The Spiral jacket is primarily designed for women to wear comfortably over a polo shirt to take the chill away, but it can equally be worn as a mid-layer if more outer layers are needed when it’s particularly cold or wet.

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The temperature on test day did warrant this jacket and it was worn over a polo shirt for 18 holes. Utilising Ping’s Sensorwarm technology, we found that the level of warmth and breathability of the lightweight fabric was spot-on. It is also worth mentioning that the fabric is stretchy, so this made it easy to swing without feeling restricted in any way.

We really like the styling and detailing of the Spiral jacket from Ping

From a styling perspective, it is classically simple with a curved hem and contoured shaping for a feminine look. We really like the all-over bleached denim print, and the embroidered Ping logo on the upper right sleeve adds a subtle touch. It’s a real shame that navy is the only colour option for this jacket. 

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Having a full zip is really useful on the occasions when you want to quickly put the jacket on, or take it off during a round, and it can be zipped right up to the standalone collar to keep your neck snug in colder weather. The two seam concealed zipped pockets blend seamlessly into the all-over-print and are plenty deep enough for golfing accessories.

Of course, everyone is a different shape and size, and usually Ping’s sizing tends to be more generous than other brands, but overall this jacket fitted really nicely in our usual size. The sleeves were a tad too long, but easy enough to turn up, while the length really impressed and should suit even the most long-bodied women. 

Alison Root

Alison Root has over 25 years experience working in media and events, predominantly dedicated to golf, in particular the women’s game. Until 2020, for over a decade Alison edited Women & Golf magazine and website, and in addition to writing, overseeing all content and developing industry relationships, she was the go-to voice for TV and radio to comment on breaking women’s golf stories. Alison is also the Editorial Director of Glorious, the new digital platform devoted to elevating women’s sport and that includes golf! She is a 14-handicap golfer (should be better) and despite having had the fantastic opportunity to play some of the best golf courses around the world, Kingsbarns in Scotland is her favourite.