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ALL HANDS ON DECK – A good golf glove can make a difference in the way you play the game

You can never underestimate the value of a good golf glove it plays a starring role in your connection to the golf club. A great-fitting glove can lead to a surer swing and a more comfortable round. So when it comes time to actually buy one, it’s important to know just what you’re looking for.

To start, gloves come in three main categories – synthetic, leather and specialty. “Synthetic gloves tend to be more durable than leather gloves,” said Don Rea, Store Manager at The Golf Mart in Santa Rosa, Calif. “Most beginning and highhandicap players use these gloves. They don’t have the feel of leather that the better players prefer, but they have extra reinforcement in the palm area, which makes them last longer.”

Rea said that when it comes to a great leather glove, there’s no better option than Cabretta leather. “For most lower-handicap players it’s all about feel, not durability,” Rea said. “Nothing offers that better than Cabretta leather.” And lastly, specialty gloves are designed for players who need a little more padding on their palms. “The players who use this glove are generally people who have trouble gripping the golf club,” said Rea. “The glove has padding on the palm and between the joints of the fingers, so it provides that extra support.” Here’s a look at five gloves to consider the next time you tee it up…

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