Best of 2021: 5 essential items golfers need for every round

Best golf essentials

When it comes to finding the best golf products, every golfer needs a little guidance. Don’t sweat it, we got you covered. For our 2021 Best of Everything series, we’ve canvassed the golf accessories, apparel and game-improvement space to identify the very best stuff for your game. Think of us as your personal shopping assistant. Check out our picks below or browse more items on Fairway Jockey.

The best essential items for the golf course

Not every round is the same, but in order to be prepared for everything, we have the essentials. The things that everyone should have so they’re ready for anything: the solo round, the casual round listening to music, the no-warmup round, etc. The best thing about the essentials is that they’re one-time purchases. You don’t need to reload on more of them if you haven’t been playing well. They won’t wear away. Check out the most essential of the bunch below. 

A pair of tech-forward earbuds

Bose Quiet-Comfort earbuds

The new Bose Quiet- Comfort earbuds will transport you into your own zone during practice sessions. They’re designed with internal and external microphones to cancel out unwanted noise, and they have supersoft nozzles that contour to your ear to create a seal from the world outside. Quiet- Comfort earbuds also have intuitive touch tech- nology, they’re sweat- and water-resistant, have Bluetooth connec- tivity and six hours of battery life. Dial up your favorite playlist and you’ll feel right at home on the range.

A convenient flask (or water bottle)

Birdie Juice Edition 750ml Flask

This 3-piece bar set includes two 6-Shooter Tumblers and a 750ml Vacuum Insulated Flask – enough to fit an entire fifth of your favorite spirit or a full bottle of wine… to share, and cheers of course.

An always-reliable rangefinder


Bushnell Tour V6 Laser Rangefinder

Utilizing new and improved electronics, Tour V6 is the most accurate, consistent and longest ranging Tour series laser Bushnell Golf has ever released.

A warm-up speed stick

SuperSpeed Golf Training System

Superspeed’s training system has become a dar- ling of the pros in recent years. Its new model, the Superspeed C, features an additional counter- balanced weight in the grip to help increase hand speed. It’s light enough to keep in your bag and makes an easy tool for a quick warm-up.

A set of head-turning headcovers

Seamus Golf Wood Headcovers

It’s impossible to pick just one of Seamus Golf’s striking headcovers ($65-$125; One of the best aspects of Seamus’ collection are the endless options, including unique and attractive prints, custom major championship detailing, and even designs celebrating your favorite college sports team. There’s no better-looking way to protect your driver and woods.

For more of GOLF’s Best of Everything guide, check out the November/December 2020 issue of GOLF Magazine, or check out our picks below or browse more items on Fairway Jockey.

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