It's raining, it's pouring! But it doesn't matter because you've kitted your bag out with the best umbrella
You never know when the heavens will open – especially in the UK.
But regardless of the weather, a good umbrella is an essential for any golfer’s bag, providing protection from both the sun and pouring rain on and off the course.
Think of this type of purchase as more of a long term investment for the next decade, so make sure you’re getting one that will do the job properly.
A golf umbrella’s most important job is protection against the rain and sun, and nowadays there are plenty of fantastic options for keeping your clubs protected against the elements out on the course.
So what are the best umbrellas for golf? Here are some of the best performing golf umbrellas from the game’s top brands that will serve you well, whatever the weather throws at you.
Best golf umbrellas
FootJoy DryJoys Double Canopy Golf Umbrella
FootJoy Dryjoys Double Canopy Golf Umbrella allows you to stay dry on those wet windy days. Its long-lasting double canopy lets the wind blow through help reducing it blowing inside out, plus allows it to stand steady in your hand on those very windy days but keeps the rain out.
- Large 68 inch double canopy design
- Robust frame
- Great colour scheme
- Only one colour available
Callaway Shield Double Canopy Golf Umbrella
If you are a golfer that isn’t put of from playing golf by the threat of rain, then it essential that you equip yourself with a top quality umbrella to help stave off the heavier showers. The Callaway Shield 64 Inch Double Canopy Golf Umbrella is the perfect companion to take with you on the more inclement golfing days. Featuring a huge 64″ span, it offers maximum protection whilst allowing the wind to pass through. It has been constructed with a robust frame which will stand up to the most brutal conditions whilst a fibre glass shaft ensures the umbrella remains lightweight.
- Durable shaft
- Grippy handle
- Durable canopy
- May be a bit too big for some
TaylorMade Tour Double Canopy Umbrella
Protect yourself from the rain on the golf course with this magnificent umbrella from TaylorMade. It’s huge 64″ double canopy offers maximum protection, while it has also been designed with a lightweight fibreglass shaft and an ergonomic sport-grip rubber coated handle for a comfortable carry. It has also been created with WindPro technology which is designed to withstand heavy winds. The materials are 100% Nylon.
- Tour proven performance
- Auto open feature
- Double canopy offers maximum protection
- Only one colour choice
Ping Tour Double Canopy Umbrella
The Ping Tour Double Canopy Golf Umbrella featuring tour design as used by the PING players. Its stylish design keeps you looking great and the double canopy prevents the umbrella from blowing inside out.
- Push button opening
- Unique aesthetic
- Tour design
- At premium price point
Titleist Tour Double Canopy Golf Umbrella
Titleist have a range of superb golf umbrellas and the Titleist Players Double Canopy Golf Umbrella is one of the best that they produce. When opened it has an impressive 68” coverage, ensuring you stay dry. A double canopy construction and Titleist’s superb premium anti-inversion system means you won’t have to worry about it blowing inside out should the wind really start to whip up.
- Anti-inversion system
- UV protection
- Smaller handle
Motocaddy Clearview Umbrella
The Motocaddy Clearview Umbrella is the perfect choice for any golfer, the unique design features a clear panel that allows you to view through it giving you greater vision compared to a standard design. This high quality accessory is built to withstand the elements and keep you fully protected at all times. The auto-open feature offers ease of use, especially helpful when you need the umbrella up in a hurry. In addition it is also compatible with the Motocaddy umbrella holder.
- Great visibility
- Compatible with trolleys
- Built to last
- More expensive than other models
Powakaddy Clearview Gustbuster Golf Umbrella
The PowaKaddy Clearview Double Canopy Golf Umbrella will keep you protected from the rain even on those blustery days on the course with a double canopy design and clear panels to aid visibility when in use. The double canopy design reduces the risk of the umbrella canopy blowing inside out as it allows wind to pass through the top panel without the risk of it inverting during a sudden gust.
- Great when combined with a push cart
- Very broad umbrella
- Protects against an weather conditions
- Colours and design may not be as good as other umbrellas
Galvin Green Tromp Double Canopy Umbrella
For the Galvin Green fans the Galvin Green Tromb Double Canopy Golf Umbrella is a great addition to your golf kit. This 60″ storm-proof umbrella has an extra strong frame and double layer top cover/pressure release vent to help prevent it from blowing inside out on those gusty days on the course. Made from 100% nylon with a reflective coating, the Tromb Golf Umbrella features Galvin Green branding on the panels for that finishing touch and an auto-open button to make it easy to operate should you be caught out by the weather. Also has a foam handle for a better and more comfortable grip. This is a great quality product from Galvin at a great price.
- Wind protection
- UV protection
- Easy to operate
- Canopy not as large as others
Sun Mountain Dual Canopy Umbrella
When the rain pours and the wind blows, the quality Sun Mountain Golf Umbrella will help keep you dry and protected on the course. The large 62″ spread provides plenty of coverage to keep you out of the rain. and wind won’ t be a problem either as the umbrella is highly resistant. Complete with a moulded comfort handle and auto-opening function for easy deployment.
- Premium detailing
- Large footprint
- High wind resistance
- Different colours offer varied protection