Summer is rapidly approaching, meaning the temperatures are on the rise. And if you’re a golfer, you certainly know how hot it can get on the course. Unbearable sometimes.
And when you’re playing under the sun’s pounding rays, you’re going to need to do what you can to stay cool and comfortable. One way you can do that is with a quality pair of golf shorts. All of the major names in golf — Nike, Callaway, adidas, Under Armour, to name a few — all make shorts, designed for comfort, style and performance.
So keep reading below to check out some of the more popular and functional golf shorts from the top brands on the market today. Browse a wider selection of men’s golf shorts if this list doesn’t have the style you’re looking for.
1. PGA TOUR Men’s Comfort Stretch Flat Front Cargo Short
The PGA Tour Men’s Comfort Stretch Flat Front Cargo Short provide style and functionality at a low price. Made of 100 percent polyester, the short features UPF 50 sun protection and DRI Flux moisture absorption which will keep you cool and dry on those hot summer days. The comfort waistband and Motion Flux seams will give you a complete range of motion on all of your swings helping you to a more consistent game. The shorts are machine washable and have five pockets — two slanted hand pockets, a cargo pocket, and rear welt pockets. Available in a number of colors and sizes.
Price: Price ranging from $24.33 and $60.00 depending on size and color
2. adidas Golf Men’s Climalite 3-Stripes Short
adidas is super power when it comes to golf clothing and their Men’s Climalite 3-Stripes Short is one of their most popular and highest-rated. The flat-front golf short features Climalite fabric (made of 100 percent polyester) and has puremotion stretch, so you’ll feel no restrictions when taking your swing. With a 10.5 inch inseam, the shorts also have the adidas 3-stripes branding logo, slanted side pockets, welted back pockets, and a zip fly with hook closure.
Price: Price ranging from $27.27 and $70.00 depending on color and size.
3. IZOD Men’s Classic Fit Golf Short
The IZOD Men’s Classic Fit Golf Short will have you looking stylish on and off the course. The microfiber shorts (100 percent polyester) are knee-length feature a flat front with side hand pockets and rear welt pockets. Gripper tape inside on the waistband will keep you comfortable on each and every swing. They are machine washable and have a zip fly and button closure. The IZOD Classic Fit Short comes in a variety of colors and sizes.
Price: Between $17.49 and $106.80 depending on color and size
4. Nike Golf Men’s Flat Front Short
The Men’s Flat Front Short from Nike Golf are perfect any warm-weather occasion whether you’re on the golf course or not. Made of 95 percent polyester and five percent spandex, you’ll always be comfortable and get great flexibility on all your swings. The short, which is machine washable, has an 11-inch inseam, a zip front with button closure, and Nike’s signature “swoosh” logo over the back right pocket. They are available in a variety of colors and sizes.
Price: From $39.99 to $101.98 depending on size and color
5. Under Armour Men’s Match Play Shorts
Comfort, style and versatility all wrapped into one with Men’s Match Play Shorts by Under Armour. The soft, stretchy woven fabric and stretch waistband will keep free from any restrictions during your swings, which will certainly lead to more consistency. The short also features UA’s Moisture Transport System, which wicks away sweat and dries fast, keeping you cool on the course. Other highlights include an 11-inch inseam, a flat front, four pockets (two in the front and back), and UA’s logo embroidered below the left front pocket. The Match Play Shorts come in a number of colors and sizes.
Price: From $61.74 to $74.98 depending on size and color
6. Puma Golf Men’s Golf Tech Short
With the Puma Golf Tech Short you can expect to get peak performance, functionality, style and comfort. Made of 97 percent Polyester and 3 percent Spandex, the short is flexible and stretchy, meaning you’ll be more comfortable on every shot. Other highlights include stretch dryCELL moisture-wicking fabric, which will keep you cool and dry on those hot summer afternoons; 3D Cell fabric for increased air flow; and UV protection UPV 50+. Puma’s Golf Tech Short comes in a variety of colors and sizes and are sure to get to the job done on and off the course.
Price: From $25.99 to $65.00 depending on size and color
7. Royal & Awesome Men’s Blues On The Greens Shorts
You are certain to stand out on the course with the colorful and fun Blues On The Greens Shorts by Royal & Awesome. But the zany and wacky patterns are just one highlight of the functional shorts. Made of 97 percent polyester and 3 percent spandex, the stretchy short will give you maneuverability and flexibility on every golf swing. With a 10-inch inseam, each pair of shorts is constructed from a breathable fabric to guarantee comfort and durability and comes with a free golf tool/bottle opener.
Price: From $17.95 to $165.45 depending on color, style and size
8. Oakley Men’s Take 2.5 Short
You can be sure of extreme flexibility and durability from the Take 2.5 Golf Short from Oakley. Featuring a stretch fabric (94 percent polyester, 6 percent spandex), you’ll get maximum elasticity, which leads to more comfort and consistent play. With a 12-inch inseam, the Take 2.5 Short is also highlighted by Oakley’s O Hydrolix fabric, which wicks away moisture and dries quickly to help keep you cool and comfortable on the course. With the Oakley logo on the front hem and back waist, the short comes in multiple colors and sizes.
Price: From $27.37 to $65.00 depending on size and color
9. Callaway Men’s Classic Tech Shorts
From one of the top brands in golf, Callaway’s Classic Tech Shorts are one of their best-sellers. These shorts are high on style and functionality. Made of 95 percent polyester and 5 percent spandex, you’ll get the flexibility and comfort needed for a full day on the course. Featuring Callaway’s patented technologies, the short has an expandable waistband. These technologies are Opti-Dri, which wicks moisture away from your body to keep you dry and cool; Opti-Shield, which creates a layer of sun protection up to UPF 50; and Opti-Stretch, which is an interwoven layers of spandex to give you maximum range of motion with each swing, while eliminating restrictions. The Classic Tech Shorts come in a handful of colors and sizes and includes an embroiderd Callaway Chevron Logo above the back right pocket.
Price: From $32.32 to $60.00 depending on size and color
10. FootJoy Men’s Performance Golf Shorts
FootJoy’s Performance Golf Shorts are designed and constructed to offer just that — performance. Made of 88 percent polyester with soft, stretch fabric, not only will you be completely comfortable, but also free of constriction on your golf swings thanks to the shorts flexible feel. The flat front shorts features two front pockets and two back pockets and easy-to-clean wrinkle-free fabric that won’t shrink in the washing machine. FJ’s Performance Shorts come in many different colors and sizes.
Price: Starting from $47.29