21 for 21: My 21 favorite golf products from 2021

Five of our 21 favorite products from 2021


As 2021 comes to a close and we turn the page to 2022, GOLF staffers are taking a minute to reflect on … whatever they want. Welcome to 21 for 21.


Since launching the GOLF Pro Shop, we have editorially curated our favorite apparel, gear, gadgets, training aids, and clubs for you. In the last year, I did my part to test and try on a plethora of new golf offerings. These are the 21 golf products that stood out to me in 2021.

G-Tech Heated Pouch

Once the temperature drops, this heated pouch comes with me everywhere on and off the course. It’s a round/life-saver.

All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy a linked product, GOLF.COM may earn a fee. Pricing may vary.

GOLF Heated Pouch from G-Tech

Stay warm everywhere you go on-and-off the course.

2. Perfect Practice

It’s rare to find a training aid that doubles for home decor. With the Perfect Practice mat, you can get away with it. That’s a win-win.

Perfect Putting Mat – Standard Edition

Trusted & Used by Over 100+ PGA Tour Pros!
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3. Phone Caddy

I hate when my phone goes off in my pocket in the middle of the round. At the same time, I still want my phone readily accessible during my round. The Phone Caddy solves that dilemma.

GOLF Phone Caddy

The Desert Fox Golf Phone Caddy is designed to keep your phone safe and at your fingertips in golf carts. Strap it onto your cart railing, secure your phone and you’re good to go! From there, music can project from your phone or you can use the GPS app of your choice to navigate the course.     Avoid digging through your pockets all round with the limited-edition GOLF Phone Caddy. 
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4. Lag Shot Golf

I struggle with flipping at the ball. My ball-striking has lacked for years because of it. The Lag Shot training aid has helped me make great strides.

Lag Shot 7 Iron Golf Swing Trainer

#1 Golf Training Aid in 2021! Unlock Your Best Golf Swing and Add 20+ Yards Effortlessly! Returns are not applicable after 30 days. 
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5. Western Birch Golf Tees

Simply put, there are the best tees on the market. They’re a must-have in every golfer’s bag.

“Tee Bow” Striped Golf Tee

– Bag of 50 Tees – Premium White Birch Hardwood  – Thicker Shank Golf Tee creating more durability – Length – 2 3/4 Inch – Power over finesse.
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6. Rokform G-ROK Speaker

I don’t like silence on the course. My G-ROK speaker is either hanging from my bag or slapped onto my golf cart rail (it’s magnetic) for every round.

G-ROK Wireless Golf Speaker

Product Description In The Box Videos FAQ The ultimate easy-to-use golf speaker. Portable bluetooth golf cart speakers that instantly sticks to a golf cart and other metal surfaces. This rugged iPX7 Waterproof & Dustproof wireless portable speaker is perfect to take on and off the course. The G-ROK will provide you with 24-hour battery life, 30 Foot range of wireless quality sound, and one heck of a powerful magnetic hold to your golf cart. This speaker is a must-have for all golfers! Easy to use Magnetic Mounting iPX7 waterproof and dustproof Rugged drop-resistant construction (5 ft) 24 hours of play time Built-in speaker phone Wireless up to 30 ft Optional Micro SD Card stores up to 5,000 songs G-ROK Speaker with built in Twist Lock and Magnets Removable Aluminum Hook (for storing or hanging on golf bag) Aux cable for connecting to non-wireless devices USB power cord Instruction manual
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7. Radmor Higgins Hoodie

I discovered Radmor this year, and I’m glad I did. This hoodie is my go-to.

Radmor Higgins

The Higgins hooded sweatshirt is a medium weight loop terry, knit from a proprietary blend of BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) Organic Cotton and Elastane for performance. Designed with a bias cut underarm panel to maximize movement. Radmor is driven by sustainability and focused on the end game; what happens at the end of a garments life. Radmor is the first brand in the golf industry to focus on the elimination of using ‘virgin’ polyester on a garment level. While also limiting the amount of recycled ocean polyester and recycled nylon used to less than 10% of the collection, and always with the option of RAD-Cycling at the end of the product life-cycle. Radmor is excited to reintroduce the long-term benefits found in the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) Organic & Extra-Long Staple (ELS) Pima cotton apparel while incorporating more environmentally responsible performance technologies, and thereby reducing their impact on the environment. All this without having to sacrifice quality, styl
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8. Rhoback “Poly” Hat

Rhoback has my favorite logo in the game and their poly hat is my favorite hat in the game. You rarely spot me without it.

Rhoback Poly Hat

The Rhoback Poly hat is a staff favorite

9. EGW Puma Cloudspun Crewneck

Puma’s entire Cloudspun collection is, well, like wearing a cloud. To say this crewneck is comfortable would be an understatement.

Puma Cloudspun Crewneck

A must-have crewneck sweatshirt.

10. Birdie Juice Hoodie

If you’re a fan of Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz, you need this hoodie. Who doesn’t love a little birdie juice?

Birdie Juice Script Hoodie

Sometimes all you need is a little birdie juice to jumpstart your round. That’s the best advice Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz have to offer a golfer.  If you know, you know. 
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11. Birdie Juice Script Hat

If you know, you know. Represent this hat with pride.

Birdie Juice Script Rope Hat

“Birdie Juice” is a rallying cry for loyal followers of Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz. If you know, you know. Join the movement with a hat that would make the boys proud.   This snapback hat is one size fits all.
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12. B. Draddy Russ Crewneck

There’s something about this combination of crewneck and pouch that I love. It’s usually only found on a hoodie. With the trend moving towards crewneck these days, it’s hard to beat this offering from B. Draddy.

B. Draddy Russ Crewneck

The Russ Crewneck is the modern crewneck

13. GOLF “relaxed” hat

The best dad hat on the market. Enough said.

GOLF “Relaxed” Cap

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14. Sun Mountain Push-Cart

I am the resident push-cart expert at GOLF. If I had my choice, I would use one every round. My go-to is:

Sun Mountain PathFinder 3X

The Sun Mountain PathFinder 3X push cart features an EZ Latch System that allows it to fold and unfold in two easy steps. It also features a continuous handle that allows the cart to be pushed with one hand. In addition, it features an adjustable bag bracket that is cart and stand bag friendly. PathFinder is equipped with dual umbrella holders and an all new accessory console that holds balls, tees, cell phone, score cards, etc. For additional storage, the cart has a mesh basket and a velour-lined valuable pouch.
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15. Palm Golf Shamrock Glove

I can’t get enough of this Shamrock glove. Reilly and Shamrocks go together well, and it’s why I’m often wearing this Palm Golf glove.

Palm Golf “Get Lucky” Shamrock Glove

Every golfer could use a little luck with them on the course.

16. Stitch Knit Headcovers

Call me old fashion, but I love a knit headcover. When I get a new driver or fairway wood, the first thing I do is rip off the cover it came with. The second thing I do is put a Stitch knit headcover on it.

Stitch Knit Headcovers

Stitch knit headcovers offer a timeless look

17. Jones Sports Company Utility Rover

If you’re looking for a new carry bag, look no further. Jones makes bags that are as good as it gets.

Jones Sports Company Utility Rover

The Jones Sports Utility Rover bag is designed with 6 pockets to keep your personal items and golf accessories organized. It is lightweight at 3.5 pounds and features a 2 way divider top. Carry the bag with the iconic Jones single strap or the Utility Series double strap. You can store extra layers of clothing in the large belly pocket, secure valuables in the expandable zipper pouch, and keep your mid-round beverage cold in the insulated quick-draw pocket. The Velcro patch allows for quick access to your glove, the heavy duty D-rings allows you to clip your range finder case, and the mesh sleeve allows room for your Bluetooth speaker.
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18. FootJoy Rain Gloves

No one makes a better all-weather glove than FootJoy. I brought these to Bandon Dunes with me earlier in the year and they’re the most clutch “just in case” accessory I always have on me.

FootJoy RainGrip Gloves

The best gloves for all conditions

19. True Linkswear True Knit II

These are the most comfortable golf shoes I’ve ever worn. Trust me.

True Linkswear True Knit II

The True Knit II offers lightweight construction, a sock-fit feel, and exceptional breathability for all-day comfort. These spikeless sneaker golf shoes are versatile for warmer days on the links or everyday wear.
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20. Linksoul 4-way Stretch Boardwalker

I wear these Linksoul shorts everywhere I go in the summer. They’re perfect for 18 holes, the beach or happy hour. There’s nowhere I won’t wear my Boardwalker shorts.

Linksoul 4-way Stretch Boardwalker

This soft lightweight 6 pocket heathered boardwalker short is built with a brand new material meshing polyester, spandex and cotton. Two front and back pockets each feature mesh pocket lining, while small accessory pockets sit below the front waist and at the back left leg.
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21. Goodboy Originals

From matchbooks to pencils to golf tees, Goodboy Originals creates art from special places out of objects that might not otherwise be perceived as special. These works of art are perfect for any golfer’s home office. I can’t get enough of these offerings.

Goodboy Originals Artwork

Every golfer needs one of these pieces for their home office

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