How to Buy Ladies Golf Clothes

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How to Buy Ladies' Golf Clothes

Choosing the right golf clothes can have quite an effect on your performance on the golf course.

To work well for you, your golf clothes need to:

  • fit you correctly
  • complement your figure
  • allow for plenty of freedom of movement.

 These three elements all play a significant role in your performance on the day. Having the freedom of movement in the clothing you choose will allow you to swing, put and drive with ease.

Light weight and durable materials are key elements to giving you the protection, comfort and flexibility you need to perform to the best of your ability.

Dress Code

The majority of private members golf clubs have a dress code in place. Adhering to it shows respect for both the course and other club members and guests. You would expect the dress code to include the following:

If you are playing at a particular golf club for the first time, double check on the dress code before you turn up.

Fashion and fun also put in an appearance on the golf course, whilst remaining practical. Vibrant colours and patterns are used for lots of reasons, mainly to reflect character and personality. Tartan trousers are quite popular attire for golfers of all ages.

You would expect the typical dress code to be:


  • ·    Do not wear jeans, tracksuits, trainers, T-shirts, athletic shorts or similar items of clothing
  • ·    Ladies may  wear golf skirts, skorts, tailored shorts of a reasonable length or cropped trousers
  • ·    Ladies may wear sleeveless shirts with a collar, or sleeved shirts with a round neck or collar

On the Course

  • Golf shoes must be worn
  • Do not tuck long trousers into socks
  • Wear headwear the correct way round
  • Ladies must to tuck their shirts in unless they are specifically designed to be worn otherwise


In the Clubhouse

  • Headwear , rain suits, muddy or wet clothing can only be worn in the locker rooms
  • Ladies can wear tailored jeans other than blue denim

Some golf courses strictly prohibit the following items of clothing:

  • tracksuits
  •  leggings
  •  trainers
  • sun tops
  •  brief shorts
  •  denim jeans


Trousers / Shorts

Tailored trousers are the most favoured style of trouser for ladies on the golf course. The chino style is also popular among keen golfers along with skirts , shorts and skorts .

The ideal length for golfing trousers is resting simply across the top of the shoe . Accurate measurement from hip to ankle will ensure that your buy the correct length.

Cropped trousers are also suitable if worn with the correct socks and footwear.

The length of your shorts must be reasonable; just above the knee. Avoid short shorts; these are considered unacceptable.

Fit/ Sizing

The ideal length of golf trousers will leave the hem resting across the top of the shoe.  The wrong fit can put you off your game by:

  • tripping you
  • being uncomfortably tight
  • restricting your movement.

Accurate measurement from hip to ankle will ensure that you buy the correct leg length Remember; hems can be altered for a better fit if necessary. 

It is important that the trousers do not cause any discomfort through tightness around the waist or thigh areas as this may affect how you address the ball and could trouble your swing.

Flattering fit

Making sure that the golf trousers complement a female player’s figure can contribute to sporting performance; looking good is feeling good and that boosts confidence. 

You should pay attention to; the hips, waist, bottom and thigh areas. These define your lower body; well-fitted trousers will flatter your shape. Tailored golfing trousers can be more effective than off-the-peg trousers to sculpt a perfect silhouette.

Be careful to consider the weight of the fabric; you walk along way playing a round of golf.

Ladies may consider the following options to complement their figure if trousers are not most favourable:

Skirts/ Skorts

Generally, skirts and skorts are acceptable during the summer months. Be careful though; the length must be no shorter than just above the knee. Keep flexibility and freedom of movement in mind. Neutral colours are most common when selecting skirts and skorts; typically grey, brown and cream colours.


The shirt you choose to buy must be practical. You can add a touch of character and personality to it by choosing vibrant colours or eye-catching patterns.

Sleeveless shirts with a collar or sleeved shirts with a round neck are acceptable, again with your own preference on colour.

Most ladies golf shirts are manufactured with a micropoly / lycra blend of fabric to wick the sweat away from your skin so that you feel cool and dry. Fabrics that do not do this could be less than flattering.

Adidas, Glenmuir, Galvin Green, Callaway, Green Lamb and FootJoy offer good ranges of ladies golf clothing.



 Hats tend to be worn on the golf course for practical reasons. Even in the UK, vision can often be restricted by glare from the sun. Some ladies choose to wear a hat with a visor during the summer months.


Golf gloves prevent the handle of the club twisting during play.  They give you a more secure grip without the need for added pressure; allowing you a more effortless swing of the club. It is important that the glove fits tightly around your hand without being too tight for comfort. A loose glove could lead to the club slipping in your hands.

Golf gloves come in a range of sizes to suit any hand.  Right-handed players should wear the glove on the left hand.  For left-handed players the glove should be worn on the right hand.

Brands to look out for include FootJoy, Taylor Made, Nike, Wilson and Mizuno.

How to Buy How to Buy Ladies Golf Clothes on eBay

Ladies golf clothes of all kinds are readily available on eBay.  With access to a huge range of sellers, tracking down the right golf attire for you is simple and convenient.  Many vendors offer free shipping and competitive prices.  Once you have a clear idea of the sort of golf clothing you need, just navigate to, click on

While you shop, don't forget balls , tees , shoes, and appropriate clothing  for the course.  To start shopping, go to the Sports and Leisure category. Click the Sporting Goods portal  and click Golf .

Categories: The Categories list on the left side of each page will help you narrow down your listings by item type. You'll find links for Accessories ,  Apparel , Bags , Balls, Books , Videos , Golf Club Components, Footwear, Golf Carts<, Cars, Schools, Lessons, Experiences, Tee Times<, Green Fees,<Training Aids, <Vintage, and Other Items. As you refine your search you'll be able to narrow down your choice by subcategory.

Product Finder: Use the Golf Clothing Finder to quickly narrow down item listings by type of trousers, brand, model, condition (new or used), and product material.

Keyword search: Search eBay listing titles for specific words. For example, if you want to find new golf trousers for women, type the keywords "golf trousers women new" (without quotation marks) into the Search box. Click "Search title and description" to expand your results. Visit eBay's Search Tips ppage for more tips on searching with keywords.

If you can't find exactly what you want, try browsing eBay Stores or tell the eBay Community what you’re looking for by creating a post on Want It Now, or save a search on My eBay and eBay will email you when a matching item becomes available.

Buy Ladies Golf Clothing with Confidence

Make sure that you know exactly what you’re buying and understand how eBay and PayPal protect you.

Know your item

Read the details in the item listing carefully.

Remember to add delivery costs to your final price. If you’re buying a high value item, check that the seller will insure it until it is delivered to you.

If you want more information, click the “Ask seller a question” button on the seller’s profile or the “Ask a question” link at the bottom of the item listing page.

Always complete your transaction on eBay (with a bid, Buy it Now or Best Offer) otherwise you will not be covered by eBay Buyer Protection.

Never pay for your eBay item using an instant cash wire transfer service like Western Union or MoneyGram. These are not safe ways of paying someone you do not know.

Know your seller

Research your seller so that you feel safe and positive about every transaction.

  • What is the seller’s Feedback rating? 
  • How many transactions have they completed?
  • How many positive responses do they have?
  • What do buyers say in their Feedback? 
  • Are they positive about the seller?

Most top eBay sellers operate like retail shops and have a returns policy.

  • Do they offer a money-back guarantee? 
  • What are their terms and conditions?


It is extremely important that lady golfers buy the correct attire. Checking the course dress code will ensure you abide by the guidelines, keeping you eligible to play.

Which clothes you choose to wear will depend upon; weather conditions, freedom of movement, weight, ventilation and your own personal preference.

Buyer protection

In the very unlikely event that you do not receive your item or it is not as described, eBay Buyer Protection your purchase price plus original delivery cost.

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