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What's Hot This Holiday

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This holiday, we want to bring all the joy of the season to you.

Attention Journalists, Bloggers And Media Outlets

Golfsmith, the nation's largest golf specialty retailer, has product experts to discuss the hottest selling products this holiday season while offering unique, practical and economical gift ideas for golfers and non-golfers. We have representatives located near Golfsmith's 76 stores. Our Golfsmith experts would make great guests for any TV program, radio show or any type of interview. Golfsmith product experts can demonstrate these gift ideas and trends in any type of interview setting.

Check out some of the holiday trends and gift ideas below in the "What's Hot This Holiday Season" section or go to our Media Center and watch the Video News Reports. Contact us to line up an interview, or an in-store/in-studio appearance.

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Did you know?

Non-golfers are responsible for purchasing tens of millions dollars worth of holiday gifts for the 27 million golfers in America. But, many are intimidated buying gear or products for a sport they don’t play themselves.


Have a non-golfer on your holiday gift list?

Golfsmith offers clothing styles and some unique gift ideas not found in traditional department stores and retail outlets. Golfsmith is the source for the holidays! Golfsmith has 76 stores from coast to coast and golfsmith.com is one of the most comprehensive golf gear and golf accessory stores around.





What's Hot This Holiday Season at Golfsmith?


Some of the best selling golf gifts this holiday season include high tech gadgets, gifts that can be personalized, budget-conscious options, golf wedges that will not be made anymore, and eye opening, head turning apparel.


  • Clever, Fun and "Cool" Ideas

    Looking for a gift designed to leave a mark on the course, get your favorite golfer noticed or leave them laughing? One of the hottest trends this year is personalization and showing off one’s love for a team. Personalized golf balls and golf tees customized with a message are affordable and make great gifts. Golf club head covers shaped like animals or golf club covers donning your favorite NFL or college team logo are big sellers this year. Care to show your school spirit? Golf bags emblazoned with one’s alma mater are becoming more popular on the course. One of the hottest selling “fun” golf gifts this year includes a golf visor designed to turn more than a few heads.

    See Clever, Fun and Cool Gift Ideas




  • Technology, Gadgets and Toys to Improve Scores

    There’s a new, all-in-one GPS for the car and the course, a lower priced range finder to navigate you closer to the green and a home/office putting green to help any golfer get it in the hole every time. Even on a cold day, this “hot” seller helps golfers can stay warm in the cart. A big holiday product every year is for future golfers who are never too young to start swinging their own set of clubs.

    See Technology, Gadgets and Toys to Improve Scores




  • Frugality

    There are hundreds of gift options at Golfsmith for those on a budget. From a golf glove designed by a surgeon to golf improvement aides designed to sharpen skills and lower scores.

    See Frugality Gifts




  • Not Your Grandpa's Golf Shoes

    Today's hottest selling golf shoes are spike-less and look more like sneakers to provide a casual, comfortable and cool look. Even on football Sundays, golfers can show off their favorite NFL team with every step they take.

    See Shoes That Aren't Your Grandpas Golf Shoes




  • Fashion

    Never mind your golf scores, it is all about looking good and being noticed while staying within a shopping budget. From Loudmouth Golf Pants that Rodney Dangerfield would have been proud to wear to women’s classics and a few novelty tee shirts designed to make a statement about your game, Golfsmith has some great fashion ideas for the links.

    See Fashion Gifts




  • Wedges, Wedges, Wedges

    A new rule bans certain wedges in the coming years, so golfers are buying up these clubs like never before since they will not be made after the holidays. Golfsmith is the holiday golf wedge headquarters.

    See Wedges Gifts




  • Technology Driven Clubs

    There are some great new club designs and new club styles to shave strokes off your game for players of all abilities.

    See Technology Driven Clubs







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Clever, Fun and "Cool" Ideas



Looking for a gift designed to leave a mark on the course, get your favorite golfer noticed or leave them laughing? One of the hottest trends this year is personalization and showing off one’s love for a team. Personalized golf balls and golf tees customized with a message are affordable and make great gifts. Golf club head covers shaped like animals or golf club covers with your favorite NFL or college team logo are big sellers this year. The ultimate in school spirit is golf bags emblazon with one’s alma mater are becoming more popular on the course. One of the hottest selling “fun” golf gifts this year includes a golf visor designed to turn more than a few heads.



  • Personalized Golf Balls

    Thinking of giving golf balls? Why not customize them with a special saying, name or logo. Only at Golfsmith, there is no extra charge on select-name brand golf balls when personalization is added.

    Price: $15.99 – $45.99  |  See All Personalized Golf Balls




  • Customized Golf Tees

    Give a one of a kind gift. Top quality golf tees can be emblazoned with a name or personal message for your favorite golfer. The quality and stability of a wooden tee is unmatched, and now you can personalize up to three lines of 24 characters each for your own unique tee!

    Price: $34.99 – $61.99  |  See All Personalized Golf Tees




  • Daphne's Oversized Head Covers

    Daphne's Oversized Head covers are designed like your favorite safari animal or pet and protect today's big drivers — fits up to 460cc club heads. Every headcover is lined with synthetic sheepskin for ultimate safeguarding and elasticized to ensure a secure fit.

    Price: $29.99  |  See All Daphne Headcovers




  • NFL Shaft Gripper Driver Headcover

    Now you can show off your favorite team on the green. NFL Shaft Gripper Driver Headcover is embroidered with three NFL team logos and the patented Shaft Gripper technology easily releases to allow quick single-handed removal from you club.

    Price: $24.99  |  See All NFL Driver Headcovers




  • Team Themed Gifts

    Support your alma mater or favorite pro team with Golfsmith's selection of team and collegiate gear. Just about every college and professional sports team can be found among the head covers, golf bags, towels, caps and more that we offer. The Letterman’s II club bag even has a built in insulated pouch to keep your favorite beverage chilled.

    Price: $9.99 – $249.99  |  See All Team Themed Gifts




  • Flair Hair Visor

    These novelty visors complete with faux hair will turn heads on and off the course. Have some laughs on the course with fun and functional spiky-hair topped "hats" that protect you from UV rays and allow you to change your hairstyle as often as you change your clubs.

    Price: $24.99 – $29.99  |  See All Flair Hair Visors





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Technology, Gadgets and Toys to Improve Scores



There’s a new, all-in-one GPS for the car and the course, a lower priced range finder to navigate you closer to the green and a home/office putting green to help any golfer get it in the hole every time. Even on a cold day, this “hot” seller helps golfers can stay warm in the cart. A big holiday product every year is for future golfers who are never too young to start swinging their own set of clubs.



  • Expresso GPS

    From the car to the course, the all in one Expresso AG1 is the world’s first portable navigation device featuring automotive and golf GPS in addition to a fully functional Portable Media Player.

    Price: $249.99  |  See the Expresso GPS Systems




  • Bushnell Tour V2 Rangefinder Patriot Pack

    The Bushnell Tour V2 Patriot Pack Rangefinder will eventually become an essential part of a golfer’s arsenal to exactly gauge how far to hit the ball. It provides instantaneous measurements in yards and/or meters and delivers superb and accurate range performance. There is an in-view LCD display and the multi-coated optics offer excellent light transmission, clarity and brightness while a built-in tripod mount provides stable operation.

    Price: $299.99  |  See the Bushnell Tour V2 Rangefinder




  • Golf Putting Mat with Hazards

    Even if the weather keeps you indoors, you can keep your putting game sharp with this putting mat complete with hazards. Great for indoor or outdoor use, this putting green features a sand trap and water hazards to help develop true firmness of a putting stroke.

    Price: $39.99  |  See This Putting Mat




  • Coleman Golf Cart Heater

    This propane fuel mini-heater is perfect for keeping you warm in the golf cart on frigid days out on the course. The Coleman Golf Cart Heater can also be used away from the golf course, in your shop, garage, at ball games or for emergency heat. It includes a holder that conveniently fits in most golf cart cup holders.

    Price: $89.99  |  See the Coleman Cart Heater




  • MacGregor Junior Golf Club Set

    For the more advanced younger player, this MacGregor Junior set is newly designed to provide unique age and size appropriate custom fitting elements to the club design. Each MacGregor set features a specific set configuration, shaft flex, grip size, club head size, and length spec that is consistent with the performance needs of the junior golfer using it.

    Price: $159.98  |  See the MacGregor Junior Golf Club Set




  • Peanuts Kids Golf Set

    This adorable Peanuts-themed kid's golf set is a great way to introduce your toddler to the game.

    Price: $9.99  |  See the Peanuts Kids Golf Set





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Frugality



There are hundreds of gift options at Golfsmith for those on a budget from a golf glove designed by a surgeon to golf improvement aides that will sharpen skills and lower scores.



  • Bionic Technologies Golf Glove

    The Bionic Golf Glove was designed by a leading orthopedic hand surgeon as a unique "hand support system" for golfers. Twelve anatomical pads on the Bionic Golf Glove allow for a lighter grip, providing greater club control, increased swing speed and greater distance.

    Price: $24.99  |  See the Bionic Golf Glove




  • Hank Haney Monster Net

    This is the perfect gift for a golfer and allows them to practices their drives, iron play or even chipping with this durable practice net. This 8' x 10' Monster Hitting Net from Hank Haney is big enough and tough enough to accommodate any player at any level.

    Price: $49.98  |  See the Monster Net




  • Hat Clips & Course Accessories

    For on the course accessories collecting hat clips is a popular trend. Hat clips convenient attach to your hat or visor while you're on the course, keeping your ball marker close at hand during play. The hat clip has a strong spring to keep it securely in place and the set comes with two themed ball markers that magnetically attach to the clip.

    Price: $0.99 – $99.99  |  See All Course Accessories




  • Titleist Pro V1

    Every golfer will welcome this as a gift. The 2009 Pro V1 maximizes distance, durability and performance, and benefits a wide range of golfers with varying launch conditions.

    Price: $45.99  |  See the Titleist Pro V1




  • Tour Sticks

    The Tour Sticks Large Alignment Training Aid is a portable, multifunctional training tool used to reinforce fundamentals of the golf swing including alignment, swing plane and much more. Due to the versatility of this product, the alignment sticks are suitable for golfers of all levels and ages.

    Price: $14.99  |  See the Tour Sticks





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Not Your Grandpa's Golf Shoes



Today’s hottest selling golf shoes are spike-less and look more like sneakers to provide a casual, comfortable and cool look. Even on football Sundays, golfers can show off their favorite NFL team with every step they take.



  • Ecco Street Shoes

    Made popular when Fred Couples shot a 66 in the opening round of the 2010 Masters Tournament, the Ecco Golf Street Golf shoes are hybrid on/off-course golf shoes that offer a casual, relaxed look with outstanding underfoot traction and incredible comfort while keeping you low to the ground for great stability in your stroke. Men and women’s styles available.

    Price: $130.00 – $140.00  |  See All Ecco Golf Shoes




  • MyJoys

    Allows golfers to design their own golf shoe look or pick a favorite sports team; From MLB, NFL and collegiate or create a unique, one-of-a-kind take on some FootJoy classics with the MyJoys shoe customization system. The styles and fit characteristics available through the MyJoys program are specifically tailored to meet the demanding expectations of every golfer.

    Price: Varies by Style  |  See All Custom MyJoy Golf Shoes







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Fashion



Never mind your golf scores, it is all about looking good and being noticed while staying within a shopping budget. From Loudmouth Golf Pants that Rodney Dangerfield would have been proud to wear to women’s classics and a few novelty tee shirts designed to make a statement about your game, Golfsmith has some great fashion ideas for the links.



  • Loudmouth Golf Pants

    Brighten up your game — and distract your opponents — with a pair of bold Loudmouth Patchwork and Plaid Pants. Guaranteed to turn heads on and off the course, colorful Loudmouth trousers are breathable and comfortable, thanks to their cotton/spandex fabric blend.

    Price: $75.00 – $90.00  |  See All Loudmouth Gifts




  • Now and Zen Men's Golf Sweater T-Shirt

    If you do not have a Christmas sweater hidden in the back of your closet, you do not have to feel left out any longer. The Now and Zen Men's Golf Sweater T-Shirt can help. The screen printed t-shirt is designed to look like that Christmas sweater. Or Golfsmith has a variety of novelty shirts with a golf related slogan you won’t find anywhere else.

    Price: $10.96 – $19.99  |  See All Now and Zen Apparel




  • Maggie Lane Argyle Sweater

    The Maggie Lane Women's Full Zip Argyle Sweater has fashionable metallic thread detail and an argyle pattern featured on the front. The look is a modern take on a classic that never goes out of style.

    Price: $49.99  |  See the Maggie Lane Argyle Sweater




  • Maggie Lane Polo

    The Maggie Lane Women's Short Sleeve Polo sports shiny metallic buttons that add a little something special to a classic look. Made of ultra soft and stretchy fabric, you will stay comfortable all day and night long.

    Price: $24.99  |  See the Maggie Lane Polo




  • Tehama Women's 19" Palm Print Skort

    Looking for women’s golf fashions with some wild designs? The Tehama Women's Palm Print Skort (shorts and skirt in one) is a 19" palm print skort with swirls of taupe, beige, blue and leopard print. The under short is taupe with a matching palm print inset.

    Price: $19.99 – $70.00  |  See All Tehama Apparel




  • Snake Eyes Long-Sleeve Mocks

    The Snake Eyes Men's Players Long Sleeve Mock is the perfect first layer for those cool days on the course, or you can pair it with slacks for a day at the office. Its honeycomb microfiber lining provides unmatched comfort on the skin and makes a great gift for all players of all ages.

    Price: $19.99 Save 50%  |  See the Snake Eyes Mock





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Wedges, Wedges, Wedges



A new rule bans certain wedges in the coming years, so golfers are buying up these clubs like never before since they won’t be made after the holidays. Golfsmith is the customers’ wedge headquarters this holiday season.

Check out this page for more explanation about the rule change.



  • Cleveland CG 14 Wedges

    The CG14 Black Pearl Wedge offers a perfect balance of performance, versatility and forgiveness. The club design integrates Cleveland Golf's most advanced manufacturing and feel technology.

    Price: $89.99  |  See the Cleveland CG 14 Wedge




  • Titleist Vokey Tour Chrome Spin Milled Wedges

    The latest creation from master craftsman Bob Vokey, this Titleist Vokey Tour Chrome Spin Milled Wedge offers the ultimate Tour-proven choices in loft, bounce and sole grinds. It's no wonder the Titleist Vokey has been the No. 1 wedge on the PGA Tour since 2004.

    Price: $119.99  |  See the Titleist Vokey Tour Wedge




  • Cleveland CG 15 Wedges

    The Cleveland CG15 Wedge Black Pearl combines classic wedge shaping with advanced manufacturing technology. Adding to Cleveland's breakthrough Zip Grooves technology, the CG15 features a revolutionary surface roughness technology called Laser-Milled. Using the precision accuracy of a laser, each face features a perfectly consistent surface texture, right to the conforming limit.

    Price: $119.99  |  See the Cleveland CG 15 Wedges







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Technology Driven Clubs



There are some great new club designs and new club styles to shave strokes off your game for players of all abilities.



  • TaylorMade R9 460 Driver

    This R9 460 Driver features TaylorMade's Flight Control Technology (FCT), which lets you change the face angle, loft and lie. This means total adjustability to promote up to 40 yards of side-to-side trajectory change.

    Price: $199.99  |  See the R9 460 Driver




  • Odyssey Golf White Hot XG Putter

    Multi-layer insert technology offers the softest, most responsive putter Odyssey Golf has ever created. The White Hot XG insert takes two materials with different properties and combines them to take the level of feel, feedback and distance control to an all-new high.

    Price: $99.99  |  See the White Hot XG Putter




  • Callaway Octane Driver

    This new Forged Composite is the lightest, strongest material Callaway has ever used in golf clubs. It uses revolutionary new material that is lighter, stronger than titanium, while the lighter clubhead enables a longer club configuration for faster head speed and ball speed for up to eight additional yards over Diablo Edge.

    Price: $299.99  |  See All Octane Clubs




  • TaylorMade Burner 2.0 Iron Set

    The TaylorMade Burner 2.0 Iron Set consists of irons individually engineered, resulting in the enhancement of multiple club properties that promote distance, uniform distance-gaps, increased playability and better sound and feel.

    Price: $699.99 with Steel Shafts  |  See the Burner 2.0




  • Macgregor NVG2 Drivers

    The MacGregor NVG2 Draw Driver is for those who want to correct a slice while achieving remarkable distance and forgiveness. The Cup Face 360° technology and Fujikura Quadra Action shaft combine to make this driver just the prescription for a slice.

    Price: $69.98  |  See the Macgregor NVG2 Drivers









Attention Journalists:

If you are a journalist or blogger and want to obtain pictures, product, video or conduct in-studio or in-store interviews to illustrate some of the Hot Holiday Gifts from Golfsmith, contact:


For links to video, still pictures and other background, visit the Golfsmith Holiday Media Center.