What are the best performing rain gloves?

When it comes to playing golf in the rain, normal golf gloves will get ruined, and that just won’t suffice as they don’t come cheap.

When your gloves get wet, they make playing golf really difficult. And golf is hard enough as it is, let’s be honest?

Wet weather golf gloves – or rain gloves – are specifically designed to help when playing in the rain or humid conditions.

They feature technology that aids traction and can even keep your hands warmer than a normal golf glove.

So what are the best wet weather golf gloves? If you want to know more about how they work, we explain all there is to know right here.

We’ve selected our favourites below to help you make an informed decision before you buy a new one. Alternatively, if you’re looking to stock up on gloves for all seasons, have a look at our ultimate guide to the best golf gloves on the market.

Best golf rain gloves


FootJoy RainGrip Gloves

Play golf with more control in bad weather conditions, with this wet weather essential. These gloves maximise grip in the wet, to ensure your hands do not slip during the golf swing. The material is fast drying and comfortable, with Velcro glove tab to ensure you have a comfortable and secure fitting. Other features include a tee holder and has FootJoy embroidered logo on the closure tab.

Pros:

  • Quick drying
  • Available as a pair
  • Tremendous grip in wet conditions

Cons:

  • Won’t keep hands overly warm

TaylorMade Rain Control Glove

The TaylorMade Rain Control Gloves are the perfect way to tackle wet weather golf.  These must have gloves are constructed from a long-lasting nylon fabric with ultra-thin microfiber suede that has stretch panels for the perfect fit and forty percent stronger hold when wet.  There is nothing worse than losing control in the wet.  It’s the only part of the body that touches the club so it’s an important part for sure!  These gloves boast strategically placed grip zones which provide the ultimate grip when your golf club grips are wet or golfing in wet weather.  With a contoured Neoprene cuff and an ergonomic pull tab, the Rain Gloves offer great comfort and confidence when playing golf in the wet.  The TaylorMade Rain Control gloves are available in a range of sizes and sold in pairs.

Pros:

  • Excellent grip
  • Durable
  • Good degree of warmth

Cons:

  • Only in pairs

Cobra Stormgrip Rain Gloves

Don’t lose control of your grip in the rain, this pair of glove rain gloves gets better in the rain to give you the control you need where others fail. It features an innovative StormGrip suede in the palm which grips better when wet to ensure you can perform. The gloves have a DWR finish to repel water away and have an electronic touch screen compatible index finger to allow you to control GPS or mobile devices without the need to change quickly.

Pros:

  • Excellent grip in wet weather
  • Index finger is touch screen compatible
  • Great fit

Cons:

  • No ball marker attachment

Under Armour Storm Rain Glove

An ideal glove in wet conditions.  The UA Storm glove provides Under Armours Storm technology on the top of the hand which repels the rain without sacrificing the breathability, keeping your hand cool and dry in the toughest of conditions.  The textured palm construction is comfortable to wear and allows for complete playability in wet conditions.  The built in closure tab on the top ensure a perfect customised fit every time. Don’t be without this glove on a wet day on the course.

Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Good breathability
  • Made to last

Cons:

  • Limited protection from colder conditions

Srixon Rain Gloves

Srixon’s rain golf gloves are an essential piece of golfing apparel for all weather players. The quick-dry knit material guarantees optimum breathability, and you need not worry about losing grip in wet weather due to the tour-proven microfibre suede palms. Flexible and comfortable, these high-quality rain gloves mean you can stay on your game, no matter how bad the weather.

Pros:

  • Quick drying
  • Great feel from suede palm
  • Nice and flexible

Cons:

  • Small collar around wrist

Payntr Golf X Glove

The golf glove has been constructed with an ultra-thin Cabretta leather material with a NeverWet superhydrophobic coating to help to maintain a consistent grip and repel water. It has a moisture-wicking stretch on the back of the hand and has proprietary X perforations to enhance cooling and breathability. The glove has a soft tour-level feel and features a velcro angled closure tab for an improved fit.

Pros:

  • Buttery soft feel
  • Classic golf glove look
  • Moisture-wicking

Cons:

  • Other models offer better wet weather protection

Rife Rain Gloves

Improve your golf game in the rain with these wet weather golf gloves. Constructed with a microfiber synthetic material with a non-slip silicone texture throughout the palm, index finger and thumb for the ultimate grip in the rain. The material is fast drying and super comfortable with an adjustable Rife branded Velcro tabs for a perfect fit every time.

Pros:

  • Excellent value
  • Nice colourways
  • Snug, comfortable fit

Cons:

  • Design may not be to everyone’s liking

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