Best Waterproof Golf Trousers

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The best waterproof golf trousers to help you stay dry when the heavens open. 

 Many golfers find themselves pulling on a pair of waterproof trousers every time they play in winter. Some like the extra warmth they offer; others just want to keep their trouser ankles clean. But in this day and age, performance golf trousers can keep you warmer and more comfortable on the course than waterproof bottoms, whenever it’s not raining.

Winter performance golf trousers are a relatively new invention, and we’ve only just discovered their benefits for ourselves. But we’re sold on what they bring to the table.

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Their warm fleece lining, water and dirt resistant treatments and more breathable fabrics have real benefits over a cotton chino (that soaks and holds moisture like a sponge) or waterproof trousers.

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Ping Vision Waterproof Trousers

RRP £90 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes 30/30-42/36 | Colours Black, Navy | Waterproof Warranty Yes

Ping Vision are among the best waterproof golf trousers.

Forget any preconceptions you have that performance winter trousers are thick and cumbersome. Ping use hollow fibre Thermolite technology so the Vision are very light yet cosy to wear.

A polyester outer is breathable and easier to maintain; if you get dirty, they’re easy to clean and still look new.

A water-resistant finish will bead up a light shower, so for many rounds you won’t even need your waterproof trousers.


Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Showdown Waterproof Trousers

RRP £99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes 30-3038/34 | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty No

Under Armour ColdGear Infrared are among the best waterproof golf trousers.

Under Armour’s ColdGear Infrared technology is seriously clever as from just a simple pattern on the inside of the garment it absorbs your own body heat and uses it to keep you warm.

The water repellent treatment also keeps you dry without sacrificing breathability.

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FootJoy Hydro Tour Waterproof Golf Trousers

RRP £170 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XL | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty Yes, three years

FootJoy Hydro Tour

FootJoy have pulled out all of the stops with their new Hydro Tour Waterproof Trousers, employing DWR Finish technology to ensure maximum protection.

What’s even better is that comfort has been hugely prioritised – evidenced by the helpful combination of reach through pockets and an elastic gripper waistband.

 

Galvin Green Andy Gore-tex Waterproof Trousers

RRP £219 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XXXXL | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty Yes, lifetime

Waterproof Golf Trousers

Galvin Green have balanced comfort and practicality beautifully with these Gore-Tex Waterproof Trousers. Breathable material and fleece lining to guarantee warmth and flexibility for those inevitable wet-weather days.

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Adidas Golf RAIN.RDY Waterproof Trousers

RRP £99.95 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes XS-XXL (Short, Regular and Long) | Colours Navy | Waterproof Warranty Yes, three years

Adidas Waterproof Trousers

Adidas have come up with a pair of trousers perfect for those particularly volatile ‘four seasons in one day’ rounds of golf. Come rain or shine you’ll feel secure and protected – with the material offering 50+ UV protection for when the sun does eventually come poking through the clouds.

 

Men’s Under Armour Golf Rain Pants

RRP £105 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XXL | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty Yes, two years

Under Armour Golf Pant

Under Armour are always a great bet when it comes to functional sport gear and their Golf Rain Pants are unsurprisingly jam-packed with clever features. The distinctive UA Storm technology guarantees protection from the elements, while the 2.5-layer bonded fabric is designed for that easy, lightweight feel; perfect for a particularly arduous 18 holes.

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Ellesse Salone Waterproof Trousers

RRP £59.99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XXL | Colours Navy Blue | Waterproof Warranty No

Ellesse Salone Trousers

The Ellesse Salone Waterproof Trousers are, at £59.99, very reasonably priced and won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Slickly designed, they are suave but Ellesse also haven’t compromised in the functionality department either – with design features such as an elasticated Velcro adjuster back panel to ensure a more than decent level of comfort for when you’re out on the course.

 

Nike Storm-FIT ADV

RRP £154.95 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XXL | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty Yes, three years

Nike Trousers

We appreciate the lengths Nike have gone to with their Storm-FIT ADV range of waterproof golf trousers. Finding the sweet spot between peak-comfort and peak-performance; the design of these trousers tapers off slightly from knee to hem to counter that horrible feeling of being weighed down by excess bulk on-course.

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Callaway Stormguard Trousers

RRP £129 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XL | Colours Black | Waterproof Warranty Yes, three years

Callaway Stormguard Trousers

Callaway know exactly what they’re doing when it comes to their newest range of waterproof trousers. Sealed by three layers of fabric, the Callaway Stormguard’s are built with the explicit intention of keeping you dry at all costs. What’s more, with belt loops and unique sealed zip hems that have an adjustable toggle finish – you’ll feel like an impenetrable golfing Bear Grylls as you make that final walk down a wet and windy 18th. 

 

Abacus Links Rain Trousers

RRP £99.99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XL | Colours Black; Blue | Warranty Yes, one year

abacus links

A highly protective waterproof – it has a 10,000 rating which means it will keep you dry for a full round; even in heavy rain.

Constructed of a two-way rip stop fabric will keep you dry and Abacus’s 37.5 Technology is designed to evaporate moisture before it becomes too moist. It is very easy to get sweaty in waterproofs on warmer-but-wet days so a welcome bit of innovation. 

 

Stromberg Weather Tech Trousers

RRP £59.99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes 30-46 | Colours Black; Grey; Navy | Warranty No

Stromberg Weather

Not technically waterproof trousers but Stromberg’s 3-Ply performance fabric system means it gains inclusion in this list.

The outer layer has been treated with a water-resistant finish, the middle layer consists of a waterproof membrane while the inner layer is designed to keep your legs warm.

The sum total of those three parts is a lot of golf trouser for your money and once again Stromberg have produced an excellent, value-for-money piece of golf clothing. 

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Benross Hydro Pro X Waterproof Trousers

RRP £59.99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes 30-40 | Colours Black | Warranty Yes, one year

Benross Hydro

Quite a striking design from Benross – you can spot the zips from 100 paces – and another pair of waterproof trousers that give you a lot of protection for your money.

The four-way stretch system is also very welcome. Feel restricted is one thing all golfers hate. The silicon grip on the waist band is also very helpful in terms of keeping all your clothing in order.

 

Greg Norman Dorsal Waterproof Stretch Breathable Golf Trousers

RRP £59.99 | VIEW OFFER
Sizes S-XXL | Colours Charcoal; Navy | Warranty No

Greg Norman Dorsal

Another pair of trousers that aren’t waterproofs in the classic sense but offer so much protection against the rain they are worthy of inclusion.

With a 10,000 rating, they are the match for many waterproofs in terms of the length of time you will stay dry during persistent drizzle. Also rates pretty well for durability and embraces the water-wicking technology which absorb any moisture away from the skin.

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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.

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