What are the best golf gloves available to wear in 2023?
Trying to find the best golf glove may not seem very important to some golfers. However, having the right golf glove may help you play better golf.
You may not have previously put a lot of time and thought into a glove purchase, but you may want to start doing so. Wearing the wrong glove could hinder your grip and result in playing worse golf – along with other consequences. Finding the right golf glove can take some time but it’s worth the effort.
Best men’s golf gloves
Cobra PUR Tour Golf Glove
This glove is the preference for the majority of Cobra’s Tour players. The fit and feel of the Pur Tour golf glove is very impressive thanks to the cabretta leather construction with a tailored cuff to provide a secure fit.
Titleist Players Golf Glove
Titleist’s Player golf glove is probably one of the most worn gloves in the professional game, worn by Titleist staffers and many more golfers. The cabretta leather is ultra-thin and breathable – best for warmer climates. Ladies can also enjoy the Titleist Players glove.
FootJoy StaSof Golf Glove
FootJoy is the number one glove manufacturer in golf, and their StaSof golf glove is perhaps their finest option. This glove tends to be the most common FootJoy glove seen in professional golf. The StaSof has incredible durability in all conditions, and the Pittards leather maintains its softness in a range of conditions.
Cuater ‘Between The Lines’ Golf Glove
The ‘Between The Lines’ by Cuater is an expensive glove which does warrant its high price. This golf glove is available in a wide variety of two-tone colors. This glove definitely stands out from other gloves on the market. It may not be everyone’s favorite, but it certainly is one of ours.
Nike Dura Feel X Golf Glove
A very classic golf glove designed by Nike, the Dura Feel X has a synthetic leather palm which makes this glove ideal for a wide range of weather conditions. The reinforced palm and thumb add to the durability of this glove. The Dura Feel X is also available to ladies as well as men.
TaylorMade Rain Control Golf Gloves
Depending on where you play golf, rain gloves will either be a staple, or you’ll never own a pair. If you do require a pair of fully waterproof golf gloves, TaylorMade’s Rain Control golf gloves are definitely a pair to consider. These gloves get better the wetter they become, certainly a pair to leave in the bag just in case you get caught in the rain.
Best ladies’ golf gloves
Titleist Perma-Soft Golf Glove
A rival to the Titleist Players glove for ladies is the Perma-Soft golf glove. This glove is hugely popular among female golfers because of its quality, breathability and design. The leather is of a very high standard which doesn’t make it the most durable but it’s definitely a glove to wear and enjoy.
Srixon Cabretta Leather Golf Glove
Srixon’s premium golf glove is availabe at a very reasonable price. The Cabretta Leather golf glove is made from very fine leather and synthetic for the optimum fit and feel. This glove is very comfortable and breathable – a brilliant option for the heat. This glove is also available in men’s sizes.
How to choose the best golf glove
There are copious amounts of golf gloves to choose from, and that choice can often be overwhelming. So much so it leads to purchasing the wrong golf glove for your game. In order to make the decision slightly easier consider a few of the following points.
Golf gloves (like everything in golf) don’t need to be expensive; you can find quality gloves at a very reasonable price. By outlining a budget, it will help you limit the options and find a brilliant glove at the price you want to pay.
Ensuring a glove fits you properly is vitally important. If you wear a glove that’s too big or too small, it can hinder your game and it can also reduce the lifespan of the glove by making it wear quicker. You want a glove to fit like a second skin without being uncomfortable.
Leather or synthetic?
This tends to be the most asked question surrounding golf gloves, while both have their pros and cons, there isn’t a right or wrong answer. Mainly it depends on where you play, climate, feel, and how long you want a glove to last. This will dictate if you want a leather or synthetic glove.