It's important that your feet are comfortable, so Hannah Holden has run down the best socks you can buy

It’s Socktober! And you know what they say, you should always take a spare pair of socks when playing golf – in case you get a hole-in-one. Sorry. Here are the best golf socks your money can buy right now.

We’ll start with the long socks…

Best golf socks: FootJoy

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The TechSof Tour Crew is probably the most popular socks in golf. You know what you’re getting here. Immense comfort, warmth, and did I say comfort?

RRP: From £11
More information: FootJoy website

Best golf socks: Ecco

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The Ribbed is perfect if you’re after something that stands out. I love the texture and patterning here. And don’t worry, they have a wide range of colours if yellow doesn’t tickle your fancy.

RRP: From £6.99
More information: Ecco website

Best golf socks: Under Armour

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The Drive Crew socks features a cushioned arch support which Under Armour say helps to reduce foot fatigue. If you’re after something a little bolder they’re also available in red.

RRP: From £16
More information: Under Armour website

Best golf socks: Glenmuir

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The Dunbar is a classic golf sock style these feature cushioning to protect against shocks and impact. They are also exceptionally soft.

RRP: From £9
More information: Glenmuir website

And, if you’re anything like me and can’t remember the last time you wore a pair of long socks, here is a rundown of some of my favourite ankle sock offerings…

Best golf socks: FootJoy

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No one wants that dreaded feeling of your sock slipping down mid round. The ProDry Roll Tab feature anatomically shaped foot-beds to keep your sock in place throughout your round. Science!

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They also come in women’s. These are my go-to socks, especially if I’m wearing shorts. They are extremely comfy thanks to inbuilt cushioning.

Available: Now
RRP: From £8
More information: FootJoy website

Best golf socks: Kymira

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The Infrared have quickly become one of my favourite pairs of socks. They feature infrared technology – that’s where the name comes from – which is proven to increase bloodflow enhancing performance and accelerating recovery.

RRP: From £15
More information: Kymira website

Best golf socks: Under Armour

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The HeatGear No Show socks are the softest I have tested. These are my day-to-day socks if I’m out testing equipment. They are available in both the men’s and women’s UA ranges.

RRP: From £8
More information: Under Armour website

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