Fashion Recap of The Open Championship Day 3


Rory’s maroon, Rickie’s FusionYarn, Kodaira’s floral print and more. Tour Editor Michael Ruuska breaks down the best and worst looks from the third round of The Open Championship at Carnoustie.

See Also: The Open Championship Fashion Dimes & Crimes: Day 2


Fashion Dimes

Tommy Fleetwood (Nike Golf)

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The baseball style shirt. The rope hat. The hair and beard. Tommy Fleetwood just looked cooler than everyone else on Saturday. He is a definite contender for my next edition of G.W.A. (Golfers With Attitude).

Rickie Fowler (Puma Golf)

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Speaking of cool and G.W.A., Rickie Fowler looked fantastic in the Puma Local Pro Golf Polo. I just got my hands on the maroon version of this shirt and am sold on the FUSIONYARN fabric. It will undoubtedly be my go-to polo for the Fall.

Rory McIlroy & Chris Wood (Nike Golf)

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We saw quite a few versions of maroon at The Open Championship. So much so that I thought of giving you the five golfers who wore it best and call them my Maroon 5. I opted not to do that because I would have been compelled to make lots of goofy song puns and Adam Levine references. Regardless, Nike did a great job showcasing one of Autumn’s hottest colors, Burgundy, by pairing it with their Light Bone trousers. Rory and Chris Wood would have made my Maroon 5 list and each looked equally impressive in this color combination. “Wait”, dare I say they have the “Moves Like Jagger”?

Satoshi Kodaira (Admiral)

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I do not know much about the sportswear brand, Admiral, but I do know in the Navy, Admiral is the top-dog and highest rank you can earn. It is comparable to a General in the U.S. Army! Satoshi Kodaira is quickly rising up the ranks and becoming a top-dog in golf fashion. The subtle tropical floral design on this polo is awesome. The lime green accent on the placket makes this shirt a five-star BOSS.

Justin Rose (Adidas Golf)

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Quite a day of golf by Justin Rose on Saturday. He looked the part too. I have written before that the adiPure line is perfect for him and I thought the green polo and matching 1/2 zip layering shirt complimented the backdrop of Carnoustie perfectly.

Danny Willett (Descente)

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I am convinced that if I wear the same Descente golf shirts as Danny Willett my game will improve. Seriously! I love this polo and the black geometrical lines on the back only add to the technical and modern feel.

Fashion Crimes

Pat Perez

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There is a lot going on here. Pairing a white belt with shirt and pants that are both primary colors is a big-time fashion crime. Book ’em, Danno!

Julian Suri

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When I look at Julian Suri in his golf attire, all I can think of is the Spike Lee character, Mars Blackmon, from the old Nike commercials with Michael Jordan.

Louis Oosthuizen

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Is Louis wearing Tony Finau’s pants? I think he may be. Let’s bring those up an inch or so, Louis.

Marc Leishman

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Marc would NOT have made my Maroon 5 list. The disparity between his wine-colored polo and white trousers is just too much, let alone wearing a white base layer underneath! Oy vey!

3 comments

  1. Jim, I also really liked Zach Johnson’s kit Saturday. I’m glad he didn’t wear a white belt with it like Patrick Reed. As you know, a good belt can be the difference between Dimes & Crimes.

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