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Aug 09, 2019

When you're shopping for new golf shorts, there are seemingly endless options to choose from. We help narrow down the field in this guide. Read on to see why these 5 must-have shorts make the cut.

Must-Have Golf Shorts

Nike Flex Core Shorts

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Nike makes quality apparel that helps athletes of all sports perform their best. On the golf course, you see it trusted by some of the game's best, including Brooks Koepka.

The Nike Flex Core shorts are made with Flex fabric that stretches with your movement. Dri-FIT technology wicks moisture away to keep you dry and cool.

These shorts are a perfect staple to have in your wardrobe. They come in a wide variety of colors to pair with your favorite Nike polo.

J. Lindeberg Somle Light Shorts

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J. Lindeberg Somle Light shorts are a more fashion-forward, solid-color pair of shorts. Choose from classic colors, like black, grey, and khaki, or spice your wardrobe up with Work Blue, Deep Red, or Golf Green.

Somle shorts are made with Micro Twill fabric, which has a technical look but casual comfort and feel. They are also super lightweight.

Puma Jackpot Shorts

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Puma Jackpot shorts are the ultimate combination of fashion, comfort, and performance.

On the performance side, the shorts wick moisture with dryCELL technology woven into the fabric, lasting the life of the shorts. There is also stretch in the fabric, allowing the shorts to move with you.

The Jackpot shorts are made with a thicker-feeling fabric than some other manufacturers, making them durable wash after wash. The short's durabilty doesn't make them feel heavy either.

Staying on-brand, Puma offers the Jackpot shorts in both classic and fashion-forward colors.

adidas Ultimate365 3-Stripe Shorts

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Adidas took the "ultimate" approach when creating the Ultimate365 3-Stripe shorts. The lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric has built-in stretch throughout for a comfortable fit. The fabric also has a water repellent finish and UPF 50+ sun-blocking protection .

Read more about the Ultimate365 line in this blog post.

Linksoul 4-Way Boardwalker Shorts

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Wherever adventure takes you, on the course or off, Linksoul Boardwalker shorts excel. The fabric has a modern design and is made with a poly/cotton/spandex blend that creates a soft, comfortable feel. Mesh pockets in the front and back are helpful if you get caught in a downpour or try to save your golf ball from a watery grave. The line boasts many neutral colors that match nearly any color top.

Not familiar with Linksoul? Check out this brand spotlight.

The Long and Short of It

The completes our list of must-have golf shorts. Reach out to one of our style experts if you have any questions.