There are plenty of appealing options for golfers looking to play a round or two while staying a private villa in Thailand. It’s always nice to feel stylish on the course so why not invest in a few golfing accessories to include in your holiday ensemble?
With a choice of championship courses overlooking the cerulean oceans, Thailand has become something of a mecca for professional and amateur golfers from around the world that appreciate a round in amid stunning surroundings.
From the rolling tropical fairways at the Blue Canyon Country Club on Phuket to the ocean view greens at Santiburi Golf Course on Koh Samui, there are plenty of courses for visitors to choose from for a world-class golfing experience.
Today, golf is just as much as sport for women as it is for men, and maintaining a sense of style on the fairways is now considered essential, especially at the more sophisticated clubs.
Below are a few suggestions for ladies that want an elegant look to match their skill on the course.
A firm grip is essential for a good swing, which is why a pair of quality golf gloves is a must-have in any golfing accessory kit. The Women’s Opticolour Gloves from Callaway come in black, pink and blue, so you have the option to coordinate them with the rest of your outfit. For performance, they are also top notch. Crafted from supple leather, they also feature perforated palms and fingers for breathability – essential in the warm Thai climate.
If you like a classic golfing look when you’re out swinging an iron then a polo shirt is a wardrobe essential inclusion for your holiday ensemble in Thailand. Featuring cropped sleeves, the zip-neck polo shirt from specialist Scottish brand Glenmuir is the perfect addition to any stylish selection of golfing gear. The angled block side panels and contrasting sleeves add extra panache, and the invisible zip makes the shirt all the more elegant for stylish ladies.
A good visor is essential if you want to keep the sun out of your eyes when you’re taking that crucial shot to the green, so the Dee Dee straw textured visor from Green Lamb is useful as well as chic. As well as adding a vintage flourish to your golfing attire, it’s also lightweight and breathable – perfect for those hotter days out on the greens. The terry towelling inside the headband also ensures this piece of head gear is comfortable all day long.
Shirts or shorts?
Golf can be a physically challenging game, so it’s important that you’re wearing something practical yet smart when you head for drinks back at the club after your game. The “skort” is the best of both worlds, and essentially is a pair of shorts with a panel of fabric at the front to give it the elegant appearance of a skirt. From specialist golfing clothing brand Golfino, the slim fit of provides the perfect match for a range of classic golfing attire. The logo embroidery and piped pockets add an extra classy flourish.
Last but by no means least, it’s important to select the right pair of shoes for your game of golf because you’re going to be on your feet all day. The Climacool shoes from Adidas’s collection are engineered especially for the links, and have a breathable knitted upper layer to keep your feet cool. This provides the stability needed for your game as well as being stretchable to match the movement of your feet. The cloudfoam cushioning also ensures that your feet remain comfortable throughout the day.