Father’s Day 2017 is just around the corner (Sunday, June 18, to be exact), so it’s time to start compiling gift ideas for all the dads in your life.
And if you’ve got a father who is a sports fan, then hopefully we can help with our list below. We’ve come up with some cool, unique yet practical present ideas for the sports and fitness-loving father. Ranging from golf gifts to BBQ utensils to outdoor tailgate and party games, there’s something for every sports fan in the selection below.
But if the following list doesn’t have what you’re looking, browse a wider selection of Father’s Day Sports and Fitness gifts for more ideas. So keep reading below to see some of the cooler and more original Father’s Day gift ideas for the sports-fanatic dad below.
1. NHL League Logo Stanley Cup Hot Air Popcorn Popper
The NHL season might be coming to a close, but Dad can hoist the trophy all year round with the NHL League Logo Stanley Cup Hot Air Popcorn Popper. This hot air popper is easy to use and clean. The item includes a measuring cup to get a perfect portion size and you won’t need any oil to get it popping — just add the kernels and turn it on. You’ll have a delicious snack in minutes. The Stanley Cup Popcorn Popper measures 17 inches high by 8 inches by 8 inches and and includes a 32-page recipe book and instruction manual. Make it hockey season every day in Dad’s kitchen.
2. Wild Sports NCAA Football Field Cornhole Bag Toss Game
Crank up the Father’s Day fun with the NCAA Football Field Cornhole Bag Toss Game by Wild Sports. Perfect for hours of fun at any party or tailgate, the it comes with two 2 feet by 3 feet cornhole boards, which are made of Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) wood, and eight 12 ounce football pattern bean bags with all-weather resistant fill. Officially licensed by the NCAA, the boards velcro together and can be easily transported thanks to a carrying handle. The set pictured here is the University of Alabama. Not a Crimson Tide fan? No problem, Wild Sports has this game with the logo of dozens of other major colleges, including Florida State, Ohio State, and Southern Cal, to name a few. Or if you already have the board and just need new tossing bags, browse a wider selection of cornhole bean bags here.
Price: From $40
3. Putt-A-Bout Grassroots Par Three Putting Green
Help Pops gets some putting practice with the Grassroots Par Three Putting Green by Putt-A-Bout. Measuring 9 feet long and 3 feet wide, the kidney-shaped practice green features three cup/hole cutouts and sand trap cutouts to catch missed putts. The durable, high-quality mat, made of poly and foam, will stay smooth over time so you’ll feel like you’re on an actual green with every putt. Perfect for the home or office, Dad will surely find the Grassroots Par Three Putting Green fun and helpful. You just need your own putter and golf balls. If this particular model isn’t what you’re looking for, check out a full selection of indoor putting greens here.
4. Rukket Pop-Up SKEE-GOLF Chipping Target
If your father has his putting down (who does, though?), but needs work on his short game, check out Rukket Sports’ Pop-Up SKEE-GOLF Chipping Target. Instead of just one net, SKEE-GOLF offers three targets to help improve your accuracy on chips and ramp up the entertainment. With an easy pop-up design, it measures 20 inches by 25 inches by 20 inches and can be used indoors or outdoors (just some friendly advice — when playing indoors, use the plastic golf balls). It collapses in a no time at all and includes a nylon carrying case so you can bring it anywhere you go — parties, the office, tailgates and more. Browse a wider selection of golf chipping nets here.
Price: $34.99 (13 percent off MSRP)
5. Playaboule Patented V3 DLX Lighted Bocce Ball Set
Get ready for hours of fun with the Playaboule Patented V3 DLX Lighted Bocce Ball Set. Not enough light? No problem the light-up bocce set with LED gives off a bright glow, perfect for nighttime matches in the backyard, campground or beach. The set is the only full size U.S. Bocce Federation (size 107mm diameter/4.2 inch) lighted set available on the market today. Simple to use, click the built in button for a flashing or solid lit ball. Also included is a regulation size (2 inches, 2 ounces) white target ball which also lights up and a set of blister pack batteries. The durable balls are water proof, sand proof, and tough enough to withstand the wear and tear of outdoor play. Take the classic game of bocce to a new level of fun with the Playaboule Patented V3 DLX Lighted Bocce Ball Set.
6. BAFX Products Anti Shock Hiking/Walking/Trekking Trail Poles
If your dad is the outdoorsy-type, then these Anti-Shock Hiking/Walking/Trekking Trail Poles from BAFX Products could be exactly what he needs. Expect extreme comfort when hiking the trails or trekking rougher terrain thanks to the ergonomic grips, anti-shock springs to lessen impact, and soft adjustable wrist straps. The poles, which can adjust in height from roughly 26.5 inches to 52 inches, feature two sets of rubber tips (4 tips total), a set of mud disks for when you’re hiking on softer surfaces like mud or snow (they help prevent sinking), and an easy-to-use twist locking system so the poles stay secure and sturdy during your trek. Lightweight (about 12 ounces each, the poles are ideal for regular walks, longer hikes or treks on rougher terrain. The item also comes with a 1-year warranty from BAFX Products.
Price: $21.99 (45 percent off MSRP)
7. NFL Deluxe Grill Cover
Father’s Day and barbecues go hand in hand. And we all know how important the BBQ grill is to most dads out there. So why not make sure his is protected when not in use. Measuring 68 inches wide by 21 inches deep by 35 inches high, the cover is made of durable vinyl and will keep the grill protected from the elements all year round. Featuring a hook-and-loop closure, the cover will remain securely attached to the grill and the stitching has been tested at a 30-pound pull strength. Like we said, it’s durable. The England Patriots are pictured here, but the grill cover is available in all 32 NFL teams. If your father is an avid griller, then he might need some other accessories. Check out the NFL Chef Hat and Apron Set here and the <a href="http://Buy the NFL Sportula Products 3-Piece BBQ Set here.” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow” >NFL Sportula Products 3-Piece BBQ Set which features a spatula with matching fork and tong in emblazoned with your favorite team’s logo.
Price: $28.73 (36 percent off MSRP)
8. New York Yankees 14-Ounce Rocks Glass Set
Keep dad’s drink full for the rest of the baseball season with the 14-Ounce Rocks Glass Set. The set of two 14-ounce glasses is decorated with hand-crafted metal team logos on each. The officially-licensed product is a perfect addition to the mancave bar this summer. This particular item is for a fan of the New York Yankees, but these glasses are available in other MLB teams, as well as NFL, NBA, NHL and NCAA teams. If the glass set isn’t what you’re looking for, browse a wider selection of Father’s Day sports apparel gift ideas at Fanatics here. Choose from shirts, hats, jerseys, hoodies and other collectibles in your father’s favorite team style.
9. NFL TLG8 Folding Chair with Carrying Case
Be ready to stay comfortable and relaxed at the next tailgate party with the NFL TLG8 Folding Chair with Carrying Case. The chair, made of polyester and built with a 17.5mm steel frame, features one mesh cup holder and a “no sag” comfort seat to maximize your comfort while at the game or anywhere you need to bring the chair. The Dallas Cowboys are pictured here, but all 32 teams are available. With a dual-color design, your favorite team’s logo is featured on the front and back of the chair. Easily transportable thanks to an included convenient carrying case, the chair has a weight limit of 250 pounds. The dimensions are 27 inches wide by 36 inches deep by 37 inches high.
Price: $29.99 (6 percent off MSRP)
10. NBA Bling Chrome Plate Frame
Help dad show off his team pride all over town with the NBA Bling Chrome Plate Frame. Made of impact-resistant chrome-finish metal frame, it measures 12 inches by 6 inches and comes pre-drilled holes for simple mounting. The one pictured above is for the Cleveland Cavaliers fan, but if your father pulls for another squad, that’s no problem you can get it in all the NBA teams. And the Bling Plates are also available for all the NFL squads and Major League Baseball teams. The license plate frame is great, inexpensive gift for any sports fan.
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