13 Tips to Survive and Thrive during Winter Golf

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How to Play Winter Golf: 13 Tips

Everybody loves to hit the links when the weather is warm and the sun is shining. But, when winter rolls around, that joy often turns to dread.

The frigid weather, dark hours, and possibly icy greens all combine to make the winter game of golf not a lot of fun. Oh, and that trench coat you wear during the winter to stay warm is not aerodynamic and is a great burden to carry around.

The good news, though, is that in addition to winter being the season for holiday parties and gifts for friends and family, it’s also the season for golf! It’s a wonderful time to be out on the course.

Here are some tips to help you enjoy the winter golf season as much as the summer season:


The most important piece of equipment to have for success in the winter is a good pair of waterproof shoes. Foot comfort is very important, and you must have a comfortable, warm pair of shoes if you’re going to be outside for much of the day playing in the elements.

Golf Gloves:

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