Last minute Mother’s Day shopping ideas for you mother-lovers
By Tony Dear
Okay, okay there’s precious little time left before Mother’s Day, but we both know she deserves something nice. So we’ve selected ten items that you should be able to get quickly at Amazon, a golf store or green grass pro shop, or even through the manufacturer’s web site. Prices range from $24 to $200 so nothing cheap and nasty but likewise nothing that will break the bank – that can wait until her birthday.
Ecco Biom Hybrid 3A sporty shoe Mom can rock on and off the golf course, the ECCO BIOM Hybrid 3 features the brand’s extremely stable and durable Tri-Fi Grip hybrid outsole, and 100% GORE-TEX waterproof protection. The yak leather uppers are not only stylish but breathable too. Available in ten colorways.
State Apparel Fillmore Quarter ZipRaglan sleeves with contrast stitching, a YKK zipper with locking pull tab that won’t move or rattle during Mom’s swing, and ultra-soft performance fabric – 89% Polyester, 11% Spandex – make the Fillmore Quarter-Zip an elegant, stylish garment with great movement.
State Apparel Presidio Pants
State Apparel’s Presidio Pants, made in San Francisco, might be the best cold/chilly weather (yes, parts of the state are still stuck in the high 40s-low 50s) golf pant for women available. Modern, form-fitting and made with durable stretch performance twill. The company’s signature ‘wiping elements’ are featured on the side and back pockets so you can easily brush off sand, grass, and dew from hands and the golf ball. Available in Red, Royal Blue, or White.
Rocket Tour Headcovers
Hand-knitted in Boulder, CO. Rocket Tour headcovers come in a wide variety of color combinations of signature striped, solid and argyle designs for drivers, fairway-woods, hybrids and putters. Rocket Tour headcovers are used by more than 300 plus NCAA golf programs.
Denver’s own GOLFTEC gives roughly one million lessons a year at its 200+ worldwide centers to golfers like Mom who are serious about improving. In fact, GOLFTEC students drop their score by an average of seven strokes. The company is offering a variety of packages for Mother’s Day, including one 60-minute Swing Evaluation, three 30-minute lessons, three 30-minute practice sessions and one TECFIT club fitting session.
Duca Del Cosma Bellezza Shoes
Founded in 2004 by Italian and German fashion designers (and committed golfers) Baldovino Matiazzo and Antje Elle, Duca Del Cosma (Duke of Cosma – Cosma is a traditional Venetian name) seeks to create golfwear that is stylish, bold, classy, elegant and sporty. Its Bellezza shoes feature a distinctive, soft Italian nappa leather outer with polyester laces and interchangeable kilties. The recyclable microfiber in the sock system gives it a waterproof membrane while the Arneflex memory foam insert sole provides the comfort.
Footjoy Spectrum Women’s Glove
The FootJoy Spectrum Glove is made with soft Cabretta leather which is water and fade-resistant, flexible and breathable and features PowerNet mesh across the knuckles. The leather in the palm of the glove is softer for the ultimate feel. Available in 14 colors.
Radmor Michele Pimaformance Polo Shirt
Seattle-based Radmor is all about fashionable golfwear made sustainably without polyester. It has declared war on the oil-based plastic that is used to make so much of today’s golf clothing, saying it is the first ‘brand in the golf industry to focus on the elimination of using ‘virgin’ polyester on a garment level’. The Michele Pimaformance stretch polo is knit from thirty-singles micro-pique blend of Peruvian Pima Cotton, Elastane threads and biodegradable cellulose fibers.
Ogio Woodle 15 Cart Bag
The 15-way WOODĒ top organizes Mom’s clubs easily and there’s extra room for large putter grips.
There are 11 front-facing pockets including a rapid-access snap ball pocket, a rapid-access snap fleece-lined valuables pocket, and an oversized insulated cooler pocket. Push cart lockdown straps secure the Woodle in place on push carts and electric trollies. There is an umbrella sleeve and a padded, single-strap.
Vice Pro Soft Golf Balls
The Pro Soft is a three-piece cast-urethane ball with an extra-thin cover for high short-game spin, and is designed for golfers with medium-to-low swing speeds. The alignment line will help Mom make more putts, and she’ll love the color options.
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