Oakley Accomplished Golf Shirt ($70 at oakley.com)
Basic black and modern in its simplicity, the "Accomplished" golf shirt from Oakley is made of moisture-managing, antibacterial fabric, with UV protection and engineered mesh and side panels for movement. It will look good with almost anything.
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Adidas Golf Trousers ($80 at taylormadegolf.com/adidasGolf)
These flat-front Adidas Golf performance trousers have a bit of Lycra for stretch, and paired with a black shirt, they're worthy of Doug Sanders, the wonderfully stylish golf pro of the 1960s and ’70s. Go, Daddy-O!
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Nike Storm Fit Jacket ($100, Buy at Golf.com)
All the rain protection most guys will ever need, the Storm Fit jacket is waterproof, completely seam-sealed, and breathable. It's also quite handsome in silver-gray with black swoosh. Best of all, it weighs 6.7 ounces.
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Travis Mathew shirt ($85, travismathew.com; Linksoul shirt ($70, store locator at linksoul.com)
Some guys shrink from pink, so you may have to buy it for Dad. He won’t regret it. The shirt on the right, from California designer Travis Mathew, has an interesting graphic chest pattern. The shirt on the left, from Linksoul, is a made from soft, plush 100-percent cotton. Either can be worn on the course, with a gray suit, or with a blue blazer and gray flannels.
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Puma Golf Jeans and Trousers (Five-pocket green golf jeans, $70; plaid tech trousers, $80, at Buy at Golf.com)
Dad need not wear orange or acid green head to toe, like Rickie Fowler, but he could take a page from the Puma color story. These trousers evoke the vivid Lee Trevino-Johnny Miller era of the mid-'70s, when the fashion was wild and golf was fun.
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Kent Wool socks($20, kentwoolsocks.com)
Let’s not forget socks, especially colorful ones with golf-specific padding. These limited-edition U.S. Open socks will be worn by Bubba Watson at the tournament as part of the “Bubba & Friends Drive to a Million” initiative supporting a Greenville, S.C., children’s shelter; $5 of each purchase goes to charity.
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Linksoul Golf Cap ($25, see linksoul.com)
This elegant topper is a great finishing touch. In plain khaki, with a discreet embroidered logo, it does not scream Tour golf. Comes in the flat-brimmed mode worn by Rickie Fowler and other athletes but in a more subdued style.
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Callaway RAZR Wedge sunglasses ($125, amazon.com)
A man’s gotta have cool shades and these RAZR Wedge sunglasses from Callaway have second-generation Neox lenses for enhanced clarity and depth perception on the course.
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Mizuno rain jacket, rain gloves (Jacket $169.99; pants $139.99; glove $24.99 at mizunogolf.com)
When it comes to rain gear, some guys want the full Monty. This Mizuno rain suit has a soft-to-the touch shell with awesome moisture-shedding performance (waterproof to 10,000 mm) and has matching pants (not shown). The Mizuno RainFit golf glove, in a Japanese-developed synthetic suede, grips better the wetter it gets.
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Oakmont driver head cover ($25.95 at loudmouthgolf.com)
Not every Dad has the chutzpah to wear loud clothes on the course, but why not dress his driver in one of Loudmouth Golf’s signature designs? This exploded hound’s-tooth check driver cover is what the every well-dressed club should wear.
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Caddie in Ceylon (18" x 12" print from $150 at linksoul.com)
Out of ideas? Worried about ordering the wrong size? Here's a stylish gift idea without the uncertainty of fit or taste: signed limited edition prints of vintage golf scenes and characters. This one, Caddie in Ceylon, painted by artist Geoff Cunningham from a 1906 postcard found in Scotland, evokes a whole other world and time in golf.
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