Who was on point? Who was off course? GolfThreads breaks down the best and the worst of style from the final round of The Open Championship (British Open).
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Zach Johnson (Oakley & FootJoy)
We haven’t seen many saddle shoes on the fairways lately. Will Zach’s victory start a new trend?
Jason Day (Adidas Golf)
Still diggin’ this puffy jacket from Jason Day, and judging by the reaction in social media, so are you.
Danny Willett (Callaway)
Here’s another quilted vest to check out. These rich reds (maroons, burgundies, and clarets) are a strong color trend for fall, and they play nicely with navy and light blues.
Billy Horschel (RLX Ralph Lauren)
A modern take on a traditional oaks bluff plaid pattern from Billy Horschel. #TrouserGameStrong
Andy Sullivan (Conte of Florence and Druh Belts)
Great balance of color. The red pants brought much needed energy to a grey day. The navy exotic skin belt was a smart choice and added a luxurious feel to the outfit.
David Lingmerth (J.Lindeberg)
Another strong monochromatic kit from David Lingmerth. The navy belt blended perfectly and created a seamless look from top to bottom. The herringbone pattern on the wool strap of the belt offered a tweedy texture that was perfect for golf in Scotland.
Ben Martin (Walter Hagan)
Not sure why we didn’t see more trousers with color at The Open Championship. With the grey setting and nearly every player sporting some shade of grey, guys like Ben martin really stood out from the crowd. Also, notice how Martin matched the color of his vest to his polo. The lack of contrast created a very cohesive look that was easy on the eyes.
Effortless style at its best. He looks like he could be anywhere in those laid back threads. Plus, I’m insanely jealous of that hair. It will be interesting to see which apparel company scoops him up as he makes his professional debut at the RBC Canadian Open this week.
Harris English (Peter Millar)
We don’t see much brown in the world of golf apparel these days, but Billy Horschel rocked a pair of herringbone trousers in round one, and Harris English followed suit with this argyle sweater in the final round. The light blue perfectly complements the brown and adds some pop to the look.
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I appreciate the injection of color, but these pants are too wide and too straight. They lack any shape whatsoever. At the very least, they could use a taper through the lower leg for a more contemporary fit.
I thought we got rid of all of these shirts with sleeves down to the elbows. I guess our work is not done here.