Best of Everything 2021/22: The best outerwear to stay warm on the golf course

If you plan to play golf in the elements, you'll need the proper clothing.

Welcome to GOLF’s 2021/2022 edition of the Best of Everything, where we’re providing you with the, well… best of everything! Check out our picks below or browse more items in our Pro Shop.


Golf is an outdoor sport, which is great, but it also means you’ll have to brave the elements from time to time. This is a daunting prospect for some, but it doesn’t have to be. All you need is the proper clothing.

Proper shoes and insulating base layers are a part of the equation, but if you really want to be protected from the elements, you’ll need outerwear that stands the test. That’s where we come in. As a part of our annual Best of Everything list, we’ve compiled some of the best outerwear that will keep you shielded from the elements — no matter the weather.

Check out our selections below.

The best outerwear

*Products compiled by GOLF staff.

Lightweight (but warm!) vest

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Golf Gilet – True Black

An essential layer for playing the course in the cold, this Lyle & Scott Golf Gilet is warm and stylish. The PrimaLoft thermal capabilities will help you retain body warmth while you’re out.
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Traditional windbreaker

Greg Norman Windbreaker Full-Zip

The Windbreaker Full-Zip Jacket from Greg Norman offers a technical performance, with 4-way stretch, water-resistant features, as well as SPF protection, in a digital camo print.
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Stylish hoodie

Linksoul Waffle Hoodie

10GM Waffle Knit Hoodie sweater by Linksoul
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Waterproof shell

All-Weather Long Sleeve Jacket – Black

Galway Bay’s All-Weather Jacket uses proprietary Hydro-Flex 32 fabric — the most breathable waterproof technology in the industry. It’s strong and durable without any bulk.
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Classy crewneck

Puma AP Cloudspun Crewneck

The PUMA x Arnold Palmer Collection is inspired by the style, life and career of a true legend. Swing your swing in a new line dedicated to The King! 
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Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for where he spends his days blogging, producing and editing. Prior to joining the team at, he attended the University of Texas followed by stops with Team USA, the Green Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all things instruction and covers amateur and women’s golf.