The Most Stylish Limited Edition Masters Apparel, Shoes, Accessories and More List

‘Tis the season to be inundated with limited edition Masters apparel, shoes, hats, socks, and everything else. Brands have had 7+ months since the last major championship to think-tank, brainstorm, collaborate, synergize, storyboard, and focus-group about Masters products.

So, to save you the hassle of picking through every brand’s green and yellow creation, here is my list–from head(cover) to toe–of the most stylish 2013 Limited Edition Masters products. This is also intended be a running list and I will add new products as I come across them. Let me know if you have any suggestions.

Driver Head(cover) – Seamus Golf
I haven’t come across a great Limited Edition Masters hat yet, so I’m kicking this off with a hat of a different kind. Now, I know you’ll be tempted to get the shiny green and white headcover from {insert favorite driver OEM here} that looks more like a billboard than, well, a headcover (I’ve been there), but this year let’s try to refine our tastes a little bit.

Check out the limited edition Green & Gold Buchanan headcover from Seamus Golf. It is solid green with a great-looking slice of Buchanan tartan on top. And by the way, these are handmade in Oregon with a high level of craftmanship and attention to detail. You can even have your initials added to a leather label. I recently got a Seamus Golf headcover and it completely changed my perception of what a headcover should be. These won’t be around long, though, as a very limited quantity were produced.

Putter Cover – IJP Design
Green jackets and pink azaleas are two images that come to mind when you think of the Masters. Ian Poulter’s apparel company, IJP Design, has incorporated both of these eye-catching colors into their 2013 Azalea Jacket putter cover. It is available in either a blade or mallet style, and includes a ball marker and a matching tote bag. 600 have been produced.

Shirts – Alial Fital
Alial Fital (worn by Tour player Bo Van Pelt) was one of the first brands to share their script, and it is my leader in the clubhouse. The selection of shirts in the Alial Fital Augusta 2013 Collection includes a great mix of traditional colors like black and navy blue, plus a bright teal and what I’ll call an azalea pink. All the shirts have the classic Alial Fital look — crisp, stand up colors, detailed plackets, and a poly-cotton blend. A patch with a different version of the brand logo is sewn on the right sleeve of each of shirts to give the Augusta Collection a unique touch. Only 100 of each has been produced and they are going quickly.

On a side note it appears that Bo Van Pelt will be pairing the Alial Fital shirts with pants from new brand, FSQUARED. Alial Fital and FSQUARED look like a great combo.

Socks – Kentwool
Bubba wore them last year while hitting that boomerang wedge from the trees on the second playoff hole, and like Bubba these Kentwool Augusta socks are back for more. They are made from a high-performance wool fabric creating the perfect blend of performance and luxury. The green and yellow colorway is pure Augusta, and the Tour Profile style (ankle height) works with either shorts or pants. These will only be around until May 15th or whenever the 2,500 pairs that were produced are sold out.

Street Shoes – True Linkswear
True Linkswear redefined how golf shoes should look, feel and perform. The Oregon-based brand was the pioneer in bringing barefoot technology to golf shoes. Ryan Moore will be wearing this special edition True Proto shoe as he walks through the Georgia pines at Augusta. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Proto, it combines the soft, waterproof upper of the Stealth with the stability and traction of the Sensei outsole. The shoe is available in the white/green/yellow colorway shown here and begins shipping at the middle of the month.

Traditional Shoes – FootJoy
They’re baaaaack. These custom Limited Edition Augusta Green Icons from FootJoy have probably been the most talked about shoes at the last few Masters–and with good reason. This year five styles are available in dark green tortoise and patent leathers. Even if you are not making the drive down Magnolia lane, you can at least feel like you’re strolling through Amen Corner with these classic kicks. These just became available on Monday and they have sold out quickly in previous years, so get them while you can.

Bags – The Original Jones Masters Edition
Just like those OEM hardcovers, the staff bags from club manufacturers look great on TV, but you’re not going to lug one around the course and you probably don’t have a caddie. Don’t worry, though. Thanks to the guys at Jones Sports Co. you can still get a Masters themed bag, and your back and shoulders won’t be spasming by the third hole. Best of all, this Original Jones Masters Edition bag actually looks better than any of the bags the pros will have this week, and the Seamus Golf limited edition headcover mentioned above is a perfect complement to it.

I’m hoping to do a more in-depth review of the Jones golf bags in the coming months, but if you were a junior or college golfer in the ’80s, you know all about Jones bags. If you’re not familiar with Jones bags, do yourself a favor and grab one. Don’t be surprised, though, when there isn’t a stand and only one strap. This is a carry bag in the simplest sense, so throw it over your shoulder (backwards) and go.

Grips – Golf Pride
gp_mastersGolf style extends way beyond apparel these days and the next two items are great examples of this.

The Golf Pride New Decade MultiCompound Limited Edition grips have a Masters color theme with white at the top, green at the bottom and yellow text. Those of you who play the New Decade MultiCompounds know what special grips these are. It will be interesting to see how many players make their way to the tour trucks this week to have these installed.

Shafts – Fujikura
Dustin Johnson won with the Fujikura Fuel shaft in his driver earlier this year. Now this shaft is available in a limited edition Masters color scheme. Only 125 of these handcrafted shafts will be produced and they will be numbered in sequential order. What’s the best way to get your hands in one? Contact a Fujikura Charter Dealer and hope there are still some left.


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