Although some golfers play throughout winter, spring is often a time when many come out of ‘hibernation’, and golf courses gradually start getting busier again.
However, don’t be fooled by the
springtime sun—it’s likely to still be quite chilly out there on the greens, so
now is the perfect time to invest in a new golf jumper.
In this article, we’ll look at some of the best golf jumpers currently on the market—and these days, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Whether it be lambswool, merino,
a quarter-zip, half-zip, mid-layer, or fleece, the beauty of modern golf
jumpers (especially the best golf jumpers) is that they’re constructed with
technologically advanced fabrics to ensure they’re stretchy, warm,
water-repellent, and durable.
Put simply, a good golf jumper is an essential piece of golf clothing. So, which one will you choose? Let’s take a closer look at some of the best golf jumpers on the market.
The best golf jumpers (2024)
Nothing quite beats the feel of
a soft fleece on a cold day, especially when the wind is whipping across the
fairways—and this is one of the best golf jumpers for just that.
As well as a fleece lining that offers body heat retention, this performance sweater allows plenty of movement throughout the golf swing. Meanwhile, engineered woven panels on the chest and rear yoke provide further abrasion protection.
The Ping Nordic Half-Zip is
another excellent choice when the courses are chilly. What’s great about this
golf jumper is that it keeps you warm while not hampering your swing at all.
Ping stretch binding at the hem
and cuffs ensures maximum comfort, while the grid fabric is nice and
lightweight, so the jumper doesn’t feel too heavy or restrictive on the upper
The stylish look and feel make this jumper suitable for the course and clubhouse.
A jumper that repels water is
worth its weight in gold, especially with the changeable weather that comes
with spring in the UK.
But this jumper is a match for
any April shower, cleverly adapting to whatever the weather’s doing—ensuring you
keep warm on colder days while allowing excess heat to escape when it gets
Designed with a slick, contemporary
style, it’s wonderfully light, breathable, and looks great off the course.
This half-zip golf jumper from Galvin Green features INSULA technology, meaning the fabric has built-in air chambers, warmed by your body heat to provide effective and long-lasting thermal insulation.
The soft, stretchy material fits to your upper body shape for enhanced comfort, and the chest pocket is ideal for your phone or scorecard. Galvin Green branding on the pocket adds a touch of extra style.
The Sunderland Aspen Mid Layer
is one of the most premium and professional-looking golf jumpers you’ll find.
It provides plenty of warmth without compromising any breathability.
Coated in a Teflon finish, the
jumper is weatherproof, so it’s a good one to have in your golf wardrobe
all-year-round, not just for the spring.
Some really smart colours are available in the range, but the blue/black (pictured) gets the nod from us. It’ll certainly help inject a bit of colour into your playing attire!
This highly versatile and
stylish golf jumper can be worn as an outer layer or even as a mid-layer when
it’s especially cold.
It’s made from a breathable,
soft, stretchy fabric to aid your swing movement, while the soft brushed
material on the inside helps you retain body heat.
DRI-back moisture technology helps regulate your body temperature further while also repelling water if you’re caught in a shower.
Sometimes, a classic is best.
This quarter-zip jumper may be from Mizumo’s AW20 range, but it still strikes a
This timeless piece has you well
covered, offering protection against the wind and plenty of warmth when the
Lined detailing on the waistband, neck and cuffs adds a touch of class to the overall look and feel, making this jumper just as smart off the course as it is on it.
It might be referred to as a
jacket, but the soft fleece material here really makes this more of a jumper.
Let’s call it a hybrid—either
way, Callaway’s Opti-Dri moisture moving technology draws moisture away from
your body, meaning you stay comfortable and dry, while the stretch fabric
ensures your freedom of movement in the swing.
It’s lightweight, trendy, and a favourite amongst many of Callaway’s Tour players—and it’s not hard to see why!
We think every golfer should own
a premium quality knitted garment. And if you’re only going to have one, you
can’t go too far wrong with a Glenmuir Lomond V-neck.
This stylish golf jumper combines
tasteful modern design with premium quality, inspired by Glenmuir’s rich
legacy. Made from 100% premium lambswool, it provides maximum comfort and
freedom of movement.
And with plenty of colours to choose from in the range, why not choose a couple to mix things up?!
Part of the adidas Golf ‘Tour’ clothing
range, this jumper features a fleece fabric for extra warmth and a
moisture-wicking finish for comfort.
The stand collar, heather
detail, and adidas logo on the left chest really add to the style, but it’s the
sporty look that makes this golf jumper such a popular choice among Tour pros.
What’s more—it’s also got a UPF 50+ Protection rating: the maximum sun protective rating achievable for fabrics.
This modern and versatile golf
jumper is the perfect mid-layer choice, and because of its full-stretch
technical fabric, it won’t bulk up if you need to wear it underneath a
It’s easy to put on and take off,
with soft, secure cuffs and hems aiding the overall fitted feel.
A colour-contrast Oscar Jacobson logo on the right shoulder helps finish the style nicely.
The best golf jumpers can last
you years if you look after them properly—that’s a lot of rounds of golf!
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