What are our pick of the best golf caps to play in?

The vast majority of golfers wear a cap while on the course – come pouring rain or baking hot sun.

For tour golfers they’re an important fashion accessory. How often do you see them riddled with sponsors’ logos?

But for us mere mortals, wearing a cap is important because it provides sun protection against intense UV rays, becoming an efficient way to keep cool throughout your round.

They also come in handy during the winter as they keep you head warm, so they’re an all year-round must-have for golfers.

But with so many options on the market, how do you know which is the best?

That’s where this NCG buyer’s guide comes to the rescue. This buyer’s guide will give you the lowdown on our top picks for the best golf caps on the market with links to where you can buy them from.

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The best golf hats


Titleist Tour Performance adjustable golf cap

Worn by some of the world’s leading players, the Tour Performance Hat continues to deliver unmatched, lightweight performance and is now offered in an assortment of new colours for 2021. 

Key Features:

  • Choice of the world’s leading players
  • Stretch clasp closure
  • Antimicrobial, moisture-wicking sweatband
  • UV treated for sun protection of 50+ UPF
  • Standard curve bill
  • New colour options

TaylorMade Tour Radar cap

The Tour Radar cap is a popular choice with many golfers, with Tour authentic styling you can see why this is the hat of choice for many. It has a structured build to keep the hat in shape and features a dark under bill to reduce glare. It also features a moisture-wicking performance headband to keep you dry and comfortable as you perform. The cap has a rear strap closure system for easy adjustability.

Key Features:

  • Structured Fit
  • Moisture-Wicking Sweatband
  • Rear Closure Strap

Callaway Tour Authentic Performance Pro cap

The Callaway Tour Authentic Performance Pro Adjustable Baseball Cap combines a semi-structured design with a mid-profile to create a high quality lightweight cap that delivers tour proven performance. It has been constructed with a moisture wicking fabric that actively transports moisture droplets away from the skin ensuring the wearer remains fresh on the warmer golfing days. An adjustable velcro fastening system makes it an easy task to create your perfect fit.

Key Features:

  • Mid-profile semi-structured design
  • Performance moisture wicking fabric
  • Cooling sweatband
  • Adjustable Velcro closure

Ping Tour Classic cap

This Tour authentic golf cap has been designed with delta fabric for performance. It has a moisture-wicking SensorCool headband and has double-layer heat transfer for fewer distractions as you perform. The cap has been constructed to maintain its shape and has an adjustable snapback closure at the rear for a secure and comfortable fit.

Key Features:

  • SensorCool Headband
  • Double-Layer Heat Transfer
  • Snapback Closure

Nike Dri-Fit Legacy91 cap

Nike Dri-Fit Aerobill Legacy 91 Cap in Black. Powered by Dri-FIT technology that provides superior sweat-wicking properties together with ventilating laser perforations to front, back and sides. Adjustable snapback closure and Nike Swoosh logo.

Key Features:

  • Nike Dri-FIT Technology moves sweat away from your skin for quicker evaporation, helping you stay dry and comfortable.
  • Sweatband is soft and absorbent.
  • Adjustable closure lets you personalise your fit.
  • Embroidered eyelets

Adidas Golf Players cap

This cotton twill golf hat has a structured 5-panel build, with a rear snapback closure system for easy adjusting. The cap is highlighted with an all-over flag print and additional rope detail on the brim, plus an embroidered GOLF logo on the front.

Key Features:

  • 5-Panel Construction
  • Rope Detail
  • Snapback Adjustability

Under Armour Iso-Chill Mesh Baseball cap

Made for golfing in the extreme heat…This cap has ventilation all-around and a cool-to-the-touch Iso-Chill sweatband, built right in.

Key Features:

  • UA Classic Fit
  • Pre-curved visor
  • Structured front panels
  • Adjustable back closure

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