Best Golf Socks


What are the best golf socks for maximum on-course comfort? 

When it comes to comfort, it’s important to get the basics right – so we decided to put together a guide for one of golf’s most famously overlooked wardrobe components: socks.

There’s nothing quite so dispiriting as trudging from one hole to the next with feet that are too damp, too cold or too sweaty. However, with the right pair of golf socks you can wave goodbye to any unnecessary on-course discomfort, enabling you to focus more attentively on the game in-hand.

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In the clutch moment, when the margin for error is at its most slim – wearing a comfy yet practical pair of socks might just be what helps you to turn a good shot into a great shot.

Together with our guide on the best waterproof golf shoes, we hope this list will help you reach unforeseen levels of below-ankle luxury.

Of course, it’s not just our feet that get too hot or too cold during a tough 18 holes, so make sure to check out our other ‘best of’ guides on waterproof golf jackets, thermal golf jacketsgolf trouserswaterproof golf trousersbase layersmid layers, beanie hatsgolf rain gloves, belts, sunglasses, towels and golf mitts to ensure maximum golfing enjoyment whatever the weather.

Ping Sensorcool Crew Golf Socks


Ping SensorCool Golf Socks Will Keep You Warm

We think the PING Sensorcool’s are great. Although a little on the expensive side, the price includes a very clever left/right shaping to guarantee comfort as well as a unique seam free toe aimed at minimising irritation and maximising comfort. All in all, a very decent option!


The London Sock Company Simply Active Crew Socks


Simply Active Golf Socks

We are really excited by The London Sock Company’s new ‘Simply Active’ sports sock collection.

Applying their sock-expertise to the world of sport, LSC have come up with a product that is as eye-catching as it is durable – combining a striking selection of available colours with an admirable eye for technical detail. A great sock for all of us who like to occasionally look the part as we slice one into the deep rough!

Glenmuir g.DUNBAR Cotton Crew Golf Socks


Glenmuir g.DUNBAR socks

Glenmuir have dreamt up an arrestingly simple-looking golf sock that offers both style and comfort in abundance. Offering a fully cushioned foot, self-adjusting stretch fit and a quality fibre blend rich in pure combed cotton – for a very reasonable £8, we can’t find any fault with this product. 

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Callaway Opti Dri Golf Socks 


Callaway Golf Socks

With its Opti-Dri technology aimed at keeping moisture away from the foot, the Callaway Opti-Dry Golf Socks are a great option for anyone out there who’s ever lost the battle for warmth during a long, damp 18-holes. 

That being said, the sophisticated Opti-Stretch fabric means that even on a warm day these socks will be fun and comfortable to play in. 


5. FootJoy Prodry Crew Socks


FootJoy Prodry

It’s not a huge surprise that the kings of golf shoes also very much deliver in the socks department. These reasonably priced Footjoy Prodry Crew socks are warm and well-fitting – making use of Dri-Lex technology to keep your feet as moisture-free as possible.


6. Under Armour Adult HeatGear Crew Socks


Under Armour Golf Socks

Under Armour don’t mess around when it comes to designing products aimed at peak-functionality and their golf socks are no different. Incorporating both dynamic arch support as well as mesh panels for added breathability, these socks are comfortable and long-lasting…what’s not to like!

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Puma Golf Pounce Low Cut Socks 


Puma Pounce low cut

If you’re in the market for a simple, comfortable and low-cost golf sock, we think the Puma Pounce 2.0’s look to be a really good bet. For £7.99 this 3-pair pack is for those who put an emphasis on well-ventilated, stylish sock wear. 


Nike Everyday Lightweight Training Crew Socks


Nike Everyday Socks

Although not aimed specifically at the golf market, we think these Nike socks more than fit the bill if you value on-course comfort and dryness. With a crew silhouette that covers your ankle and lower calf, they are perfect for those famously wet and windy winter rounds.


FootJoy ProDry Crew Socks


Footjoy prodry

Another appearance for Footjoy, this time with their Prodry line of sports socks. Another reasonably priced option that guarantees both an excellent fit as well long-lasting comfort and dryness. 

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Ecco Tour Lite Crew Socks 


Ecco Tour Lite

Although more well-known for their expertise in the footwear arena, Ecco are no mugs when it comes to making great golf socks. Their Tour Lite Crew Socks might be a tad pricey but this is made up for with a dazzling array of materials and accessories – all aimed at keeping your feet as dry and comfortable as possible while you’re out on course.


Adidas Golf Crew Socks


Adidas Golf Socks

Adidas rarely miss when it comes to comfort and style – and their golf socks are no different. Constructed with supportive mid-foot compression, it’s a technologically savvy product that promises to minimise on-course fatigue.

Even better, it’s high-performance ‘PRIMEGREEN’ fabric is made from recycled materials, giving you the chance to help out the environment on-course.


Swiftwick Flite XT Zero Socks


Swiftwick socks

Touted as the ‘most technologically advanced sock ever developed’, we have certainly found a lot to like with the Swiftwick Flight XT Zero range of golf socks.

If ever there was a sock to complement the unique action of a golf swing, it’s this one – making use of AnkleLock technology to support your ankles during repetitive movements as well as proprietary GripDry Fibers to minimise movement and slipping.

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About the Author

James Sharp is a Storytelling Executive for Today's Golfer.

James Sharp is a Storytelling Executive for Today’s Golfer. He studied Philosophy at undergraduate level before pursuing a masters in New Media and Digital Culture from the University of Amsterdam.

Before joining TG, James contributed articles to magazines such as British GQ and These Football Times. A huge sports fan, the 24-year-old is a lifelong supporter of his hometown club Cheltenham Town FC and also has an enduring love for all things cinema and literature.

You can get in touch with James here.

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