How Do I Choose a Leather Belt for Golf?

How Do I Choose a Leather Belt for Golf?

At Tom Taylor, we have many loyal customers who are passionate about the game of golf.

Usually, the conversation goes like this. You’ve decided to step up your golf game. Maybe you’ve had a set of clubs individually measured for your height and physique. And you feel you’re in a good place with your game.

So maybe now’s the time to take a closer look at the rest of your golf equipment and attire, and consider purchasing a premium golf belt.

Quality golf attire can certainly help a golfer not only perform better but also make a personal statement of style. Take a look at the professional golfers on tour, and notice their belts. Their belts are not off-the-rack numbers from a department store or golf equipment outlet.

The pros use only the best in golf equipment. They understand quality and that’s why they appreciate the durability and style of a superior, handcrafted golf belt. And, as many professional golfers have come to realize, Tom Taylor makes the finest premium full-grain leather and exotic hide golf belts in the world.

 How to choose a leather belt for golf

A quality golf belt should be the crowning jewel in a golfer’s attire. But how do you choose the perfect belt for golf for you, your performance needs, and your style? Let’s start at the beginning, your waist.

Proper movement and turning of the waist and hips are central to executing a good golf swing. If you’re a right-handed golfer, without good waist-and-hip rotation, your ball can easily take a slice to the right or an ugly duck hook to the left. A well-fitted, high quality belt provides support that helps you maintain better posture and stability that can make a world of difference, particularly on your scorecard.

Every belt from Tom Taylor is a masterpiece, handcrafted by skilled artisans who take pride in their work, just like you take pride in your game. The attention to detail in stitching, finishing, and overall craftsmanship ensures a belt that is not only functional, but also a work of art.

Investing in a premium golf belt is like investing in a set of golf clubs that are personally built for you. They are worth every penny.

Width and style of leather golf belts

Golfers come in every size. The width of your belt should be comfortable and support your waist while, of course, holding up your clothing.

Larger golfers might prefer a wider belt, and smaller golfers a thinner belt. It’s all about preference, comfort, performance and style.

The type of buckle a golfer chooses is also about preference, comfort, performance, and style. Most of our golf belts come with the standard buckle, but many of our customers (and quite a few well-known professional golfers) prefer what is known as a Ranger buckle.

The style of the belt can not only enhance a golfer’s look, it can also improve performance. If you feel like you look good, your performance on the course will likely improve. A premium, high-quality golf belt that makes a statement is a big part of looking good.

Color and design

Choosing the right color of golf belt depends on your style and fashion preferences. Impressions matter, usually the color of a golfer’s belt and the color of their golf shoes should be somewhat similar. They don’t have to match exactly, but similar colors on different parts of attire complement one another.  It’s a good idea to have a few different designs and colors of golf belts so you can seamlessly move from one golf outfit to another.

Adjustability and comfort

Golf belts, by necessity, need to be adjustable and comfortable. Think of trying to make a 20-foot, downhill, two-break putt with your belt being too loose or too tight. Golf is difficult enough without having to deal with those problems. Choosing a well-fitted, high-quality golf belt that moves with you will give you comfort through an entire round of golf, drinks at the 19th hole, and dinner afterward.

To play your best, wear the best belts you can find

A Tom Taylor leather golf belt is not for everyone. Our belts are one-of-a-kind, handcrafted works of art.

Invest in a belt that supports your game as much as it supports your style. Our premium belts are made by hand by our skilled artisans, each is the perfect accessory to complete your look, and leave a lasting impression that you choose only the best. Show your dedication to excellence both in your game, and your attire, with a golf belt from Tom Taylor.

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