Garment District, New York
131 W 35th St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-2255

3 Tips for Golfing in Cold Weather December 6, 2018

Garment District, Manhattan
3 Tips for Golfing in Cold Weather, Manhattan, New York

Not everyone is lucky enough to live in a part of the country where you can grab your golf clubs and tee off in short sleeves year-round. The fall and early spring in regions such as the Northeast, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest often mean chilly temperatures, and in many northerly locations, courses shut down altogether in winter due to snow cover. If you’re a golfer in a colder climate, read on to find out how to stay warm and enjoy the game during the not-so-warm months.

How to Beat the Chill on the Green

1. Skip the Golf Cart & Walk Instead

To stay warm on the green on a cold day, walk the course instead of driving a golf cart. Walking and carrying around your golf clubs is brisk exercise that will keep you moving, get your blood circulating, and generate heat!

2. Dress in Layers

golf apparelBefore hitting the golf course in chilly weather, layer up! But don’t overdo it — opt for a couple of thinner layers you can shed rather than a puffy winter jacket that will hamper your swing. Thermal and microfleece materials are excellent options, as they keep you nice and toasty without adding much bulk. Most body heat is lost through the head, so be sure to wear a hat, preferably one that covers your ears — especially if it’s windy. Gloves are also a must — cold fingers can mean a less stable grip on your golf clubs. Most golf stores and golf centers carry cold-weather golfing gloves that are warm but not bulky.

3. Carry Your Golf Ball in Your Pocket

Did you know a cold golf ball can seriously throw off your game? A ball loses two yards of carry for every 10-degree drop in outside temperature. To prevent this, keep your golf ball warm by carrying it in your pocket between holes.


No matter the outside temperature, when it comes to golf apparel and equipment, the friendly, knowledgeable staff at New York Golf Center in Manhattan have you covered. With two convenient locations by Grand Central Station and Penn Station, this one-stop golf shop offers award-winning golf club fitting, regripping, and repair services as well as an extensive selection of stylish apparel from all the top brands. To learn more about their top-notch merchandise and services, visit their website or call (212) 564-0078.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from New York Golf Center
A Guide to Golf Club Grips, Manhattan, New York
Seasoned golf players know the significance of having the right grip, as it can have an impact on their swing. Holding the golf club properly is an essential part of the sport more
Guide to Choosing a Rangefinder or GPS Watch at a Golf Store, Manhattan, New York
With the speedy development of digital technology, gone are the days of relying on sprinkler heads to measure your yardages. The top contenders come down to the latest GPS watches more
3 Tips for Playing Golf on a Wet Course, Manhattan, New York
When you love the game of golf, a little rain won’t stop you from grabbing your golf clubs and heading to the course. However, rainfall could alter your experience and your score if more
Why Quality Golf Apparel Boosts Your Game, Manhattan, New York
When you look good, you feel good — which will always make you play better. Having top quality golf apparel and the latest shoes, shirts, shorts, and other essentials more