Golfers are always trying to improve their golf game. They pay for golf lessons, videotapes, books; the list goes on and on. What they often miss is one of the most over looked ways to improve your golf game. The cloths you wear when you play golf. That's right, your golf game can acutely improve with the proper choices in clothes.

The sun overhead also has an effect on a person's golf game. Choosing the proper hat will be very important. You need to find a hat that is comfortable. When you look good, you'll feel good and you'll play better. Try on several and look in the mirror. Pick out one that you will enjoy and feel comfortable with. Not only will a good hat keep the sun from shining in your eyes when you are going for that all important shot, it will also protect you from the harmful rays of the sun so you can live to play many more rounds of golf.

There are 2 types of golf shoes on the market. There are shoes that do not have any spikes, this type of shoe is also known as "soft spikes" and there are shoes with metal spikes. You will need to check with the course you are playing at as to what are their rules regarding shoes. Steel spikes have a tendency to rip up the greens. That is why many courses don't allow them. You will want to make sure that your shoes fit well. You will be doing a lot of walking (up to 4 miles). Two very well known manufacturers of golf shoes are Foot-Joy and Dexter. You really can't go wrong with either of those brands.

A lot of courses have a dress code. Many golf courses don't allow jeans and some require collared shirts. Wear what you feel comfortable in. You will be out there for two and a half to five hours. You will be bending and twisting your body so make sure your golf clothing is not too constricting. Along those same lines you will not want your golf clothes to be too loose either. You may snag your club on your shirt sleeve.

You will want to make sure you are prepared for any type of weather. As I said you will be out there a long time and the weather can change very fast. Bring a pullover or a sweater with you. Also make sure you bring some rain gear along with you. Although is not considered clothing you will also want to bring along an umbrella. This will make sure you stay dry out on the course.

The most important thing is to be comfortable with what you are wearing. You clothing will have both a physical and psychological effect. Just feeling good about yourself will help improve your golf game so much. So take your golf clothing purchases seriously. Remember: be comfortable, stay warm, keep dry and most of all, have fun.

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