Before you start to panic about what to give (and what you might or might not get) for the holidays, here are a few unique golf gift ideas that will make everyone smile.
Amye Kurson, founder of Ame & Lulu, has a rare talent of producing goods that are always stylish and highly functional. Her Golf Shoe bag is adorable and helps keep your trunk or suitcase organized and clean. $32 at AmeandLulu.com.
Are you looking for better contact with the ball? Especially with your irons? “The Little One” is a golf club with a miniature head that allows you to practice hitting the sweet spot consistently. It’s also great to reconnect with your irons after lots of playing with hybrids. They also make a smaller one for juniors. On sale for $99.95 at TLOGolf.com
It’s easy to lose sight of your ball, either in the air or in the rough. Chromax balls have a metallic inner coating to reflect light, making them easier to see and find. Their soft cover provides “soft feel on and around the green” and they are USGA and R & A legal. Choose from a variety of colors. 6 pack for $19.95 at ChromaxGolf.com.
Not sure what to get the golf-loving man in your life? If he smokes stogies, he’ll love this. The Heater Holder attaches to his golf bag and holds his cigar while he swings. It’s stainless steel and guaranteed not to rust, break or burn with regular use. You can get free engraving. $24 at HeaterHolder.com
For your golfing fashionista that has everything, get her a Cartigan from Cart Chic. These golf cart seat covers are made in the USA from durable cotton that can also be personalized (for an additional fee). Each set comes with a travel bag. Sets begin at $99. CartChic.com
For a good golf read over the holiday, try Amy Alcott’s The Leaderboard. Alcott, a member of the LPGA Hall of Fame, interviews a number of famous golfers to find out how the game has shaped their lives, including Bill Clinton, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, and Lorena Ochoa. Co-written by Don Wade. Amazon.com
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