For many, the first sign of leaves turning orange and falling from the trees signifies the time to retire the clubs to the garage until spring comes around again. But it needn’t be this way - a drop in temperatures shouldn’t stop you from playing the game you love. To combat the cold, however, you’ll need an appropriately stocked wardrobe, one that has a variety of items to keep you warm and comfortable on the course when the weather isn’t especially favourable. Hopefully, this showcase of items will provide you with inspiration as to the gaps you need to fill and the things you need to think about when playing this winter.
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Our Winter Golf Week special shines a light on the best new pieces of kit you should consider adding to your wardrobe, as well as some tuition tips and advice that could make all the difference. Invest in the right items and you won’t need to worry about the wind, rain or freezing temperatures. A subtle tweak in your technique could make all the difference to overcoming those tricky winter lies and situations.
Winter Buying Advice
- Best Golf Waterproof Jackets
- Best Golf Waterproof Trousers
- Best Golf Waterproof Bags
- Best Golf Shoes For Winter
- Best Golf Hats
- Best Golf Tops
- Best Golf Polo Shirts
- Best Golf Belts
- Best Golf Jumpers
- Best Golf Vests
- Best Golf Base Layers
- Best Golf Windbreakers
- Best Golf Sweaters
- Best Golf Umbrellas
- Best Golf Snoods
- Best Wet Weather Gloves
- Best Golf Mitts
- Best Golf Gloves For Winter
- Best Golf Beanies
- Best Wet Weather Gloves
- Best Golf Pants
- Best Golf Trousers
- Best Golf Socks
- Best Golf Hoodies
Winter Golf Gear Reviews
- Under Armour Stormproof 2.0 Jacket Review
- Mizuno Breath Thermo Down Jacket Review
- Abacus 37.5 Pitch Jacket Review
- Adidas Rain.Rdy 2022 Jacket Review
- FootJoy Thermal Hoodie Review
- Sunderland Whisperdry Pro-Lite Waterproof Jacket Review
- Reflo Wandle Jacket Review
Winter Golf Features
Winter Golf Instruction
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Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf. He is also responsible for all content on irons and golf tech, including distance measuring devices and launch monitors.
One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 86 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 3.2.
Joel's current What's In The Bag?
Driver: Titleist TSR3, 9°
Fairway wood: Titleist TSR3, 15°
Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18°
Irons: Ping i230 4-UW
Putter: Evnroll ER2V
Ball: 2023 Titleist Pro V1x
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