Thursday’s sunshine and shirtsleeves gave way to waterproofs and brollies during the second round of The Open Championship, but that hasn’t stopped GolfThreads from droppin’ a few Fashion Dimes & Crimes on the parade of Gore-Tex and beanies.
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Robert Rock (Wolsey)
I think I found my new foul weather hat for the year. This should be standard issue on the first tee of every links course.
Tony Finau (Nike Golf)
I wish I could have found a full body shot of Finau because he had one of the best looks of the day. From the beanie and vibrant blue knit pullover to the slim fitting chinos and Nike’s basketball-inspired Lunar Force 1 shoes, Finau looked cool and casual on the fairways.
Danny Willett (Callaway Europe Apparel)
I knew Danny Willett wouldn’t let me down. This red color blocked rain jacket stood out from all of the boring black-on-black waterproofs.
Luke Donald (RLX Ralph Lauren)
Just another stylish day on the links for Luke Donald (yawn). I really like the button-up funnel neck on this layering piece. It has that sophisticated, high fashion appeal that Ralph Lauren is famous for.
Graeme McDowell (G-Mac by Kartel)
A minty fresh look for McDowell. Brightly colored pants always have a greater impact than brightly colored tops.
Rory McIlroy (Nike Golf)
Rory not only dialed up the color on his rain jacket, but he gets extra credit for finding an umbrella to match.
Justin Leonard (Kjus)
Teal is everywhere these days, even in rain gear. You won’t find a more unique color on a rain jacket. Love it!
Brandt Snedeker (Peter Millar)
There aren’t too many golf rain jackets that have enough street cred to wear off the course, but this one from Peter Millar can more than hold its own.
Zach Johnson (Oakley Golf)
If you want to know how a golf sweater should fit, check out Zach Johnson. No excess material.
Jason Day (Adidas Golf)
Very cool texture on this jacket and an appropriate use of neon accents.
Jamie Lovemark (Nike Golf)
Even though this is a gray and black combo, the two-tone color on the jacket makes for an interesting look.
Scott Piercy (J.Lindeberg)
The bright blue color blocking is bold, modern, and athletic.
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Can somebody get Phil a hat that fits? The 5-time Major Champ had to resort to pinching his hat with a binder clip to keep it on. Really??? “I know it looks terrible, but it is what it is,” said Mickelson. Just another case of Phil being Phil.
I’m not put off by the visor beanie as much as others, but RyMo could have at least found one that fit.