FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

Whether for a weekend round of golf or a casual night out with friends, GGblue's Alexa sleeveless, mock neck top can go in any direction. [Photo: GGblue]

A golfer doesn't necessarily have to dress well to score well, but when you post a handicap-improving round and perhaps want to go from the course to a summer gathering to celebrate, then it doesn't hurt.

With summer in full swing, there are a number of apparel options to help beat the summer heat and still look sharp. 

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FROM THE INDUSTRY
Short Par 4 announced a deal with the Texas Golf Association by which the subscription box service will provide apparel to the TGA’s competitors, staff and volunteers. Short Par 4 will be involved in marketing TGA events.
The winner of the past week’s John Deere Classic on the PGA Tour played in cleated footwear, securing a spot in this week’s British Open in the process. Also, the winners on the LPGA, Korn Ferry and Champions tours wore shoes with replaceable cleats, according to PrideSports, which manufactures the Champ and Softspikes brands.
Club Champion has teamed with 2nd Swing to offer a trade-in program for used golf equipment. The program, in place since April 2017, has paid more than 1,000 Club Champion customers an average of about $300 per transaction, the company said.
Competitors using Tour Edge golf clubs finished 1-2 at the Senior Players Championship on Sunday in Akron, Ohio. The winner played an Exotics CBX 119 hybrid. Runner-up Tim Petrovic, a Tour Edge Exotics staff player, used Exotics CBX fairway woods, hybrids and iron-woods.
FlightScope congratulated spokesman Retief Goosen on his recent victory at the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship. FlightScope tracks and analyzes sports-performance data.
Short Par 4 congratulated spokeswoman Lexi Thompson for her runner-up finish in the LPGA’s recent Marathon Classic. Thompson wore Puma Golf apparel, which is part of the Magnolia Box, an offering designed for women by Short Par 4’s subscription service.
Golf’s top fashion companies and merchandise suppliers will gather in Las Vegas for the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience on Aug. 13-14. The annual event coincides with Las Vegas Fashion Week and multiple related trade shows.
 
           
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