What now feels like eons ago, I worked at a sunglasses store in college. Sure, we had the 20-somethings coming in for the latest and greatest pair of shades, but if there was one activity we sold the most glasses for, it was golf. Surprise, surprise—a sport where you spend a majority of it under the ever-so-bright sun calls for pair of sunglasses that can stand up to the task. Naturally, there was a large pool our customers could choose from, but as time went on, I realized a pair of glasses didn’t have to be classified as “sport” to check all the boxes for the perfect pair of golf sunglasses.
Which is why I’m here. Ahead, you’ll find 14 pairs guaranteed to make the next time you find yourself hitting the links a breeze. Whether you’re looking for a polarized pair, something that doesn’t slip, or scratch-resistant lenses, a whole slew of options at different price points are up for grabs. So fetch your clubs, snag up one of these, and get moving. And if you find yourself needing a little fashion inspiration, check out these pictures of your favorite celebrities playing the game. It’s worth the quick detour, I promise.
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Sunglasses with ventilated lenses that increase airflow and reduce fogging, and for that price? I’m sold.
The Maestro Sun
Cellulose acetate is a quality material built to withstand any storm, whether it’s scorching hot temperatures, water damage, etc. Built from the very stuff, Privé Revaux’s Maestro line is as durable as it gets.
Coolin Matte Black
There’s something about a double bridge detail that gets the people (i.e., me) going. It’s a subtle quirk that adds a touch of cool to any pair of shades.
Swedish professional golfer Henrik Stenson has his own line of eyewear, and it’s just as good as you’d hope. Built for the course and beyond, this polarized pair is sure to travel with you all over.
SP0006 52N Sunglasses
For the guys that like that old-school look but still want the modern touches you know and love today, turn to these. The non-slip temples are essential, and the 12 anti-fog ventilation holes are a lifesaver.
Crafted from carbon fiber, the frame on these will make you feel like you’re wearing nothing. It’s seriously that lightweight.
Remix Shield Sunglasses
Dragon’s lenses come with a specialized Lumalens color technology set to enhance contrast and improve depth perception so you won’t miss a thing.
Love your Callaway gear? Then you’ll adore the brand’s ultra-lightweight Raptor glasses designed specifically for the putting green.
$149.00 (12% off)
The lenses on these are interchangeable, so feel to swap in and out different kinds as you choose. Three cheers for versatility!
Abe Wide Sunglasses
An aviator with a squared-off shape and a gold-tone frame blends modern and vintage inspiration seamlessly.
OO9460 Portal X Sunglasses
Oakley’s Prizm lens technology is no joke. Blues look bluer, greens look greener. To sum it up: your perception of color is about to get a hell of a lot better.
RB3016 Clubmaster Sunglasses
Ah, a classic—and for a damn good reason. This timeless design looks good with everything, and the acetate mixed metal-and-acetate frame is just interesting enough.
Maverick Polarized Golf Sunglasses
Sun coverage is key when it comes to dressing for golf, and the tapered temple arms on this guy fit easily under any hat without messing up its shape. The polarized neon-colored lenses aren’t too shabby either.
Riptide 57mm Polarized Sport Square Sunglasses
The lenses on these come with a scratch and smudge-resistant coating, an ideal combo for a day on the links.
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