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I might not be an expert golfer, but I’ve walked the course with my dad enough times to know the difference between an eagle and a birdie.

I also know that nothing would bring him more joy than a new set of golf balls or the hottest golf gadget.

I asked him and the rest of the golfers I know to find out what gifts they really want to get for the holidays this year, other than a hole-in-one. Here, we’ve come up with a complete list of the best gifts for golfers that are so good, you won’t even need a receipt.

To quickly jump to the category you’re looking for click on the links below or keep scrolling to see all 25.

Don’t forget to check out Shop TODAY’s 2020 Gift Guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list!

Bestselling golf gifts

1. SKLZ Golf Swing Warm Up Stick

SKLZ Golf Swing Warm-Up Stick

SKLZ Gold Flex Golf Swing Trainer Warm-Up Stick, 48 Inch (Amazon / Amazon)

Almost 2,000 people have given this gadget a 4.5-star rating. It’s designed to be used as a warm-up to gently help golfers stretch and improve their range of motion before hitting the course.

2. Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-a-Day Calendar

Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar

Bill Kroen's Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar (Amazon / Amazon)
Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar $15.99 at Amazon
  • Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar $14.40 at Thriftbooks
  • Bill Kroen’s Golf Tip-A-Day 2021 Calendar $15.99 at The Paper Store

If golf is a consistent part of their lifestyle, they might appreciate getting a daily tip to help improve their game.

3. PuttOut Putt Trainer

PuttOut Putt Trainer

PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer - Perfect Your Golf Putting (White) (Amazon / Amazon)
PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer – Perfect Your Golf Putting (White) (Amazon / Amazon)

PuttOut Putt Trainer $28.88 at Amazon

And if they don’t have a green nearby, they’ll appreciate this putting trainer that acts as a stand-in for the cup. It rejects putts that wouldn’t make it in the hole and returns good shots.

4. “A Life Well Played,” by Arnold Palmer

“A Life Well Played,” by Arnold Palmer

A Life Well Played: My Stories (Commemorative Edition) (Amazon / Amazon)
A Life Well Played: My Stories (Commemorative Edition) (Amazon / Amazon)
  • “A Life Well Played,” by Arnold Palmer $14.79 at Amazon
  • “A Life Well Played,” by Arnold Palmer $14.79 at Target
  • “A Life Well Played,” by Arnold Palmer $24.99 at Barnes and Noble

If your golfer’s inspired by the legends of the game, they’ll appreciate this memoir by Arnold Palmer. It’s filled with exceptional stories from his life and career.

Best golf gear gifts

1. Personalized Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls

Titleist 2019 Pro V1 Personalized Golf Balls

Personalized Golf Balls (Dick's Sporting Goods)
Personalized Golf Balls (Dick’s Sporting Goods)

Titleist 2019 Pro V1 Personalized Golf Balls $47.99 at Dick’s Sporting Goods

When they’re looking for their lie after a long drive, it’ll be easy to identify their custom ball. This 12 pack can be personalized with up to 51 characters and if they lose one of these to a brutal water hazard, they’ll still have 11 left to play!

2. Blast Golf Swing Analyzer

Blast Golf Swing Analyzer

BlasBlast Golf Swing Analyzer (Amazon / Amazon)
BlasBlast Golf Swing Analyzer (Amazon / Amazon)

Blast Golf Swing Analyzer $149.07 at Amazon

Practice smarter with this small sensor. The club attachment monitors the user’s performance and provides metrics via Bluetooth to the Blast app. It provides insights on both a full swing and a putting stroke to improve consistency.

3. EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror

Genuine EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror

Genuine EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror (Amazon / Amazon)
Genuine EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Genuine EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror $39.95 at Amazon
  • Genuine EyeLine Golf Putting Alignment Mirror $39.99 at TGW

Train like the pros with this alignment guide and never miss a putt again.

4. Bushnell Tour V4 Shift Golf Laser Rangefinder

Bushnell Tour V4 Shift Golf Laser Rangefinder

Bushnell Tour V4 Shift (Slope) Golf Laser Rangefinder, Standard Version (Amazon / Amazon)
Bushnell Tour V4 Shift (Slope) Golf Laser Rangefinder, Standard Version (Amazon / Amazon)

Bushnell Tour V4 Shift Golf Laser Rangefinder $399.99 at Dick’s Sporting Goods

Serious golfers will be impressed by this game-changing gadget. It accurately locates the pin within 1 yard, and the slope adjustment helps indicate when 150 yards uphill plays more like 166 yards. It’s also legal for tournament play when the slope function is disabled.

5. Custom Engraved Divot Tool

Personalized Divot Tool

Personalized Golf Ball Marker Divot Tool Groomsmen Gift Golf Gifts for Men Him Best Man Husband Dad Father of the Bride Groom Custom Engrave
Personalized Golf Ball Marker Divot Tool Groomsmen Gift Golf Gifts for Men Him Best Man Husband Dad Father of the Bride Groom Custom Engrave

Personalized Divot Tool $22.99 at Etsy

They’ll be sure to think of you when they’re marking their putt with this personalized divot tool. For $10 more, you can also add a sweet message on the opposite side of the marker.

6. Gopher Golf Club Cover

Gopher Golf Club Cover

Gopher Golf Club Cover (Amazon)
Gopher Golf Club Cover (Amazon)

Gopher Golf Club Cover $20.99 at Amazon

Any golfer and “Caddyshack” fan will thoroughly enjoy this clever gift. It’s a nod to the film’s mischievous gopher.

7. $50 TopGolf Gift Card

$50 TopGolf Gift Card

TopGolf Gift Card (TopGolf)
TopGolf Gift Card (TopGolf)

$50 TopGolf Gift Card $50.00 at Sam’s Club

If you’re shopping for someone who basically never wants to leave the course, a gift card to TopGolf is the way to go. They’ll be able to work on their swing all winter long in TopGolf’s climate-controlled playing pods.

8. $50 GolfNow Gift Card

GolfNow Gift Card

GolfNow Gift Card (GolfNow)
GolfNow Gift Card (GolfNow)

GolfNow Gift Card $50.00 at GolfNow

Does your favorite golfer enjoy exploring new golf courses? Then a gift card to GolfNow would be a great gift. They can set a tee time at over 6,000 courses in the world using GolfNow’s platform.

Best men’s golf clothes

1. Travis Mathew Performance Polo

Travis Mathew Regular Fit Performance Polo

  • Travis Mathew Regular Fit Performance Polo $84.95 at Amazon
  • Travis Mathew Regular Fit Performance Polo $84.95 at Nordstrom
  • Travis Mathew Regular Fit Performance Polo $84.95 at Zappos

The popular clothing brand has plenty of fans both on and off the Tour. This classic polo with striped detailing will make any golfer feel like they’re just one round away from winning a major.

2. Nike Cap Tech Hat

Nike Cap Tech Hat

Nike Unisex Legacy Golf Cap, Adjustable & Lightweight Hat for Men and Women, Black/Anthracite/White (Amazon / Amazon)
Nike Unisex Legacy Golf Cap, Adjustable & Lightweight Hat for Men and Women, Black/Anthracite/White (Amazon / Amazon)

Nike Cap Tech Hat $24.99 at Amazon

An athletic cap, like this one from Nike, will help keep the sun (and sweat) out of his eyes as he watches his ball head straight for the pin!

3. ABC Classic Pant

ABC Pant Classic

ABC Pant Classic (Lululemon)
ABC Pant Classic (Lululemon)

ABC Pant Classic $128.00 at Lululemon

My husband has these pants in three different colors and frequently touts them as the most comfortable ever.

4. Adidas Men’s Tech Response Golf Shoes

Adidas Men’s Tech Response Golf Shoe

Adidas Men’s Tech Response Golf Shoe $44.21 at Amazon

These golf shoes are so popular they literally saw a 2 million percent spike in sales before Father’s Day. Crazy!

Best women’s golf clothes

1. Hudson Skort

Hudson Skort

Hudson Skort
Hudson Skort

Hudson Skort $58.00 at Outdoor Voices

Outdoor Voices is popular for its hiking and yoga gear, but it’s also got a great selection for golfers. This skort comes in four different colors and would look great paired with a simple polo or athletic shirt.

2. Sketchers Go Golf Shoes

Skechers Women’s Drive 4 Spikeless Waterproof Golf Shoe

Skechers Women’s Drive 4 Spikeless Waterproof Golf Shoe $57.28 at Amazon

It’s hard to find a pair of golf shoes that are actually stylish, so we were impressed to find this spikeless pair for under $100.

Best books for golfers

1. “Remarkable Golf Courses,” by Iain T. Spragg

“Remarkable Golf Courses,” by Iain T. Spragg

Remarkable Golf Courses (Amazon / Amazon)
Remarkable Golf Courses (Amazon / Amazon)
  • “Remarkable Golf Courses,” by Iain T. Spragg $34.19 at Amazon
  • “Remarkable Golf Courses,” by Iain T. Spragg $35.99 at Barnes and Noble
  • “Remarkable Golf Courses,” by Iain T. Spragg $38.00 at Walmart

They might add a few new courses to their bucket list after reading this!

2. “The Golfer’s Night BeFORE! Christmas,” by Robert Bernardini

“The Golfer’s Night BeFORE! Christmas,” by Robert Bernardini

The Golfer's Night BeFore! Christmas (Amazon / Amazon)
The Golfer’s Night BeFore! Christmas (Amazon / Amazon)

“The Golfer’s Night BeFORE! Christmas,” by Robert Bernardini $9.95 at Amazon

Stylized like the children’s classic, this tale would make a great stocking stuffer for any golf lover.

3. “Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons,” by Ben Hogan

“Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf,” by Ben Hogan

Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf (Amazon / Amazon)
Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf (Amazon / Amazon)
  • “Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf,” by Ben Hogan $9.79 at Amazon
  • “Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf,” by Ben Hogan $7.84 at Barnes and Noble

For practical lessons on improving their game, it doesn’t get better than this book. It’s received a 4.8-star rating from over 2,000 reviews.

Best unique golf gifts

1. Golf Ball Whisky Chillers

Golf Ball Whiskey Chillers

Golf Ball Whiskey Chillers $30.00 at UncommonGoods

Kick back and relax after a round of golf with ice cold drinks that use these golf ball whisky chillers.

2. Golf Ball Decanter

Golf Ball Decanter

Golf Ball Decanter
Golf Ball Decanter

Golf Ball Decanter $90.00 at Etsy

For the bourbon or whisky lover, give this golf ball-shaped decanter. Each decanter is handcrafted and one-of-a-kind, making it one of the more thoughtful presents on this gift list.

3. Yeti Hopper Flip Portable Cooler

YETI Charcoal Hopper Flip Cooler

YETI Charcoal Hopper Flip Cooler (Amazon / Amazon)
YETI Charcoal Hopper Flip Cooler (Amazon / Amazon)
  • YETI Charcoal Hopper Flip Cooler $199.98 at Amazon
  • YETI Charcoal Hopper Flip Cooler $199.99 at YETI

With a lightweight feel, this portable cooler is perfect for any golfer who enjoys a chilled drink on the course.

4. Swell Hole In One Bottle

Swell Hole in One Bottle

Swell Hole in One
Swell Hole in One
  • Swell Hole in One Bottle $35.49 at Target
  • Swell Hole in One Bottle $35.00 at Swell

Made specifically for golfers, this Swell bottle utilizes a triple-layered, vacuum-insulated design to keep beverages cold (or hot!) throughout the day. Plus, it features a golf ball texture, making it perfect for a game of eighteen holes.

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This gift guide was originally published on Nov. 28, 2018.