Whether you agree or disagree that hoodies belong on the golf course, players are wearing them at Oak Hill.
If you weren’t able to catch the chilly morning portion of the first round of the PGA Championship, you missed out on a lot of great birdies … made by men in hoodies. At this point, it may still be a shock to many golf fans to see players in hoodies, but it seems like this trend isn’t leaving anytime soon.
It’s always fun watching fashion evolve (especially on the golf course). And opinions surrounding such fashion endeavors are always just as interesting. Whether you agree or disagree that hoodies belong on the golf course… players are wearing them. Keep scrolling to find out who.
For those who are struggling to accept that guys are really wearing hoodies on the golf course, these aren’t just regular hoodies. These are high-performance-wear hoodies, engineered for athletes to move freely and play their best game.
If you’re going to wear a hoodie on the golf course, let it be one of these. They’re some of the best examples of the highest-quality performance hoodies on the market.
If you had to choose, who would you say wore it best? Check out below for a roundup on pros who rocked hoodies on a chilly Day 1 at Oak Hill.
One of the great faces of the Greyson brand, JT is well known for often sporting a hoodie on the course.
Wearing a nice vintage Nike fleece (without strings), Rory McIlroy is also a well-known hoodie wearer amongst the pros. The option below isn’t quite the same hoodie, but it is a perfect lightweight — less warm, but less restrictive — and is a great option for anyone in the market for a golf hoodie.
Staying comfy and warm in an Original Penguin hoodie, Cameron Smith looked sharp in Round 1.
Sahith Theegala has been known to rock hoodies in recent years, so this is also not a surprise.
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