Should Women Golfers Be Allowed To Wear Leggings On The Course?

What’s The Deal With Leggings?

United Airlines has recently created a fuss over dress code on their airplanes. A few weeks ago, they barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing spandex leggings. Apparently, since they were traveling using an employee travel pass, the dress code banned them from wearing certain apparel, including leggings.  The teenagers agreed to change their clothing and take a later flight.

This incident has caused a social media uproar with the question being asked — Should there be restrictions with what women can and cannot wear? Where should the line be drawn? Is it inappropriate for women to wearing leggings in certain situations? What about on the golf course?

Celebrities like Shannon Watts and Christine Teigen have chimed into this conversation by tweeting about the issue:

The constant debate about when or where women should be allowed to wear leggings is a bit ridiculous. Sure, if you’re going to a super important business conference in Boston, you’re going to want to dress-up. But if you’re going on an airplane for 8 hours, us women want to be comfortable. Who wants to wear jeans for that long? It’s tight, uncomfortable and annoying to wear.

What About Wearing Leggings in Golf?

Well, leggings count as athletic wear, and golf is a sport. In more recent years, leggings have even become accepted as pants. Several women on the LPGA Tour are taking a stand when it comes to sporting a more feminine look while teeing it up. Michelle Wie, for example, has been known to wear leggings under her skirts. As long as the leggings in question are made from a thicker fabric, women should consider them a stylish, comfortable option for the driving range and for the golf course.

Leggings

Golf companies, such as Nike and Puma, are working to creating women’s golf leggings that are fashionable and functional. Lately, I’ve been wearing the Nike Gray Solid Women’s Golf Leggings. These leggings are made with flat seams and stretchy Dri-FIT fabric that hugs your body for total comfort through every round. Especially this time of year, when the New England weather constantly fluctuates between the cold and rainy days, these leggings give me the option of staying warm and dry.

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Nike Solid Golf Leggings

Benefits of Wearing Golf Leggings:

  • Leggings give you 100% of your natural range of motion, helping you perform better.
  • It can be warming, which gives winter golfers a whole new world of wardrobe options.
  • Leggings can be cooling, as offered by the companies that tout the sunscreening properties of their fabrics.
  • Some golf leggings do not cinch your waist. Nike’s leggings have elastic on top to sit around your thigh (something like what bikers have been wearing).
  • Some leggings not only cinch your waist, they shrink it. For this property, look for “compression” on the package.
  • Golf leggings let a woman get away with short skorts or shorts. This is awesome for the young adults who want to stray away from the traditional golf attire.
  • Leggings show the shapeliness of a woman’s legs without showing the imperfections. Those of you who are over 40 know what I’m talking about.
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Stay Fashionable With NXT18 Golf

NXT18 Gives Quality Belts at an Affordable Price

Belts have a come a long way in the golf industry, from something to hold up your pants, to an important accessory that is essential to the golf outfit. Golf belts are all over the board right now in terms of price and style.  A simple strap from the store might be as plain and cheap as can be, to the exotic leather and custom milled buckles which will cost you more than a new driver.

NXT18 is an up and coming brand out of Boston that is cranking out stylish custom and branded belt buckles with full grain leather straps. The buckles are individually created from machine-milled aluminum. Best of all, they check in with a price tag that is similar to or less than many of the trendy designer golf belts on the market today.

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NXT18 Chrome White Leather

After years of being overrun with blinged out belt buckles the size of plates, NXT18’s buckles bring a sophisticated swagger to the course. The modest 2” x 3” design is large enough to showcase a logo, while still maintaining a high level of class. Plus, with the buckles weighing in at a measly 4 oz., the only extra weight around your midsection will be the result of too many beers.

NXT18 has recently designed the new Golf Dash Belt for the 2017 season and they hit a hole in one with the sleek design.

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Nxt 18 Dash Belt Buckle

The best part? This golf belt is absolutely beautiful as the sunlight blings off each shiny engraved NXT18 Golf Dash while you stroll to the cup to pick up that birdie putt!

Whether worn on the 1st hole, 19th hole or off the course – these belts will add a little bling to your wardrobe.

NXT18 Golf also provides tournaments with unique, one-of-a-kind prizes that can help add to your club or charitable tournament. NXT18 Golf Belts are designed and engraved to your specific requirements. They can help make your club’s next Member Guest or Club Championship a hole in one with custom NXT18 Golf belts to commemorate the occasion.

Their designers work with you or your company to craft a quality, custom logo belt that is personalized to your event, club or organization. Whether your event requires tee-box prizes, raffle prizes, or trophy belt sets for tournament winners, NXT18 Golf can provide a quality item and experience to make it memorable.

They can also custom cut designs to your specification. All you have to do is contact them directly. There are no minimum order requirements, so if you’ve got something special in mind for yourself or a few buddies contact NXT18 to make your belt dreams a reality.

New and Upcoming…Golf Hats and Gloves

NXt18 will also be featuring golf hats and gloves sometime in the near future.

Even though golf hats are cropping up all over the place, it seems that most brand designs are still stuck in the past. Add some subtle flare to your wardrobe with the NXT18 Golf Be Unique Hat. It’s soft-structured, low-profile modifications provides for a unique, modern look while still looking stylish on the course.

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NXT18 Be Unique Golf Hat

Many wear the simple white glove with the corporate brand that helps them fall in line with the rest of the guys at the club. This soft Cabretta Leather glove conforms to USGA regulations while emitting some rebellious tones. The NXT18 Golf be unique Golf Glove will give you a new style to help you  you step up your game.

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NXt18 Be Unique Golf Glove

So, instead of paying for a high-end brand that will costs you hundreds of dollars – choose NXT18 for your golf accessories. NXT18 Belts, Hats and Gloves fits in that perfect price range you’re looking for, yet still offers quality, style, uniqueness and customizable options.

For more information visit: www.nxt18golf.com