Many spikeless styles can also serve as casual footwear you can wear just about anywhere. Spikeless shoes may also help you feel more balanced. “Since cleats on spiked golf shoes protrude from the outsole, golfers might notice a slightly elevated feel when walking and addressing the ball,” says McMullen.
The dress code usually stipulates that 'tailored shorts' must be worn. These are defined as: “being made of chino style material with a conventional waistband, including belt loops, and conventional hip pockets (as opposed to cargo or patch pockets).
Golf pants as literal dress pants: no. I wouldn't pair any microfiber golf pants with, say, a navy blazer / dress shirt / tie / pocket square. But paired with the type of casual sport coat one might otherwise wear with chinos? Absolutely.
Pants: Colored khakis or capris are the best choice for pants, but black exercise pants are an acceptable substitution if the only other option is jeans. FYI – BLUE JEANS ARE NEVER ALLOWED ON A GOLF COURSE – No Exceptions! ... Shoes: If you aren't ready to buy golf shoes, just wear your running shoes.
Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour are the top companies for golf clothing. In addition to shirts that you will commonly see on the PGA Tour, these companies also make several varieties of pants that golfers love because of their slim look as well as their flexible material.
Nike's Tiger Woods line includes more than just red polos though. The TW styles are some of their trendiest and most modern styles equipped with mock necks, blade collars and clean lines that we see from Tiger Thursday through Saturday.
Bottoms: Golf pants, shorts and skirts should be made from a fabric that allows your skin to breathe, wicks away moisture, and doesn't restrict your movement. ... Don't wear denim, cargo shorts, jeans, sweatpants, yoga pants or other athletic pants. Don't wear either your pants or shorts too long; it's sloppy.
Comfortable long pants, capris, skirt or shorts with pockets. If you're playing a public course, non-blue-denim jean styles are OK, and so are shorts or skirts of any length. At private courses, skip the jean styles and short-shorts. Just choose bottoms that are comfortable and washable.
It's a throwback to the days when golf was played primarily in membership-based Country Clubs. The Country Club had the dress code and it didn't matter if you were playing golf, playing tennis or just having lunch. They wanted a certain type of appearance and blue jeans didn't fit that image.