10. Ben Silverman (Chervo & FootJoy)
Normally I do not care for the look of sun sleeves. This worked for me. The (mostly) all-white kit acted as a backdrop for the ALLSTAR Chervo Polo. This shirt deserves to take center stage; the design is inspired by the Italian coastline and has a contrasting interior collar. Chervo was one of my favorite brands of 2022.
9. Will Zalatoris (FootJoy)
FootJoy had some sick drops in 2022 but their 150th Open Collection was the best. It captured the essence and history of the championship and the Old Course. This tartan polo was my favorite from St. Andrews.
8. Danny Willett (Descente)
Sometimes in my quest to secure Descente golf apparel I feel like the monomaniacal, Captain Ahab, and GolfThreads is my whaling ship, Pequod. Descente continues to be my white whale. I just hope my ending is better than Ahab’s! As we see golf fashion trending away from the slimmer fitting European styling of a few years ago, Danny Willett sticks with what works for him and continues to be one of the best dressed men in golf. This modern monochromatic kit is killer…
7. Matt Wallace (J.Lindeberg & FootJoy)
…however, not quite “killer-whale” killer, that honor goes to Matt Wallace’s monochromatic kit. The angular geometric patterns with a splash of color on the polo one-ups Danny Willett. It is scintillating to see bold, non-floral polos on the fairway.
6. Keith Mitchell (Sid Mashburn & FootJoy)
How amazing are these rose-colored seersucker Sid Mashburn Side-Tab Sport Trousers? And how great do they look with the FootJoy Premiere Series Packard shoes?! Sheesh! Keith Mitchell continues to bring a refreshingly elegant level of sartorial sophistication to the course. I wish I had hair so I could rock the high crown visor…
5. Billy Horschel (Ralph Lauren Golf & FootJoy)
This year we’ve seen more guys wear bold colored trousers than usual. I love the look when paired with a neutral polo. As usual, Billy Horschel nailed it. What put this outfit over the top is the navy vest that brought out the detailing in his FootJoy Packards.
4. Rory McIlroy (Nike Golf)
Look closely, this Nike polo has a subtle argyle print and chambray lining (it was fantastic to see argyle with a modern twist make a return in 2022). I also love the Sail colorway of the NRG Air Zoom Victory Tour shoes designed for the Masters.
3. Justin Thomas (Greyson Clothiers & FootJoy)
From Rors to “roars.” JT, we hear you roarin’ in your “Lion” colored Montauk Trousers. (Did you know that lions are called the king of the jungle, yet interestingly, they don’t live in the jungle? Their terrifying roars can be heard up to five miles away). Justin’s fashion tribute to The King at the final round of the Masters was heard by the entire golf world. When GolfDigest asked on Twitter who wore it best, Justin Thomas couldn’t help but chime in; “Arnie did, by a mile! But that doesn’t mean you can’t give the guy a tribute 💪.”
2. Erik van Rooyen (Greyson Clothiers & Ecco)
Just EVR doing EVR things. I love the color of these Montauk Joggers and how the collar matches perfectly. That being said, the real story here is his signature shoe, the ECCO Biom H4 (which was released in 2022) and the Royal Albatross Woven Belt. In a brilliantly unassuming way, I felt like the belt drew out the design in van Rooyen’s signature kicks.
1. Wyatt Worthington (Eastside Golf & Jordan)
Wyatt Worthington beautifully epitomized the merging of lifestyle and golf apparel that has grown in the sport. Pairing the Eastside Golf x Air Jordan IV with the Follow Through Polo and Greyson’s Rumson Jogger made for a Dime-worthy look at the 2022 PGA Championship. In fact, take a second look at the Rumson Jogger. It has a tuxedo stripe on the side seam and camo lined pockets that are worth a closer inspection. If you haven’t already, check out Hulu’s Grails: When Sneakers Change the Game to learn more about Eastside Golf and their entrance into the world of golf fashion.