Outerwear is an integral part of any golfer’s wardrobe. Dealing with wind, rain, and the cold is an inescapable component of the game.
Over the years, I’ve found that the quality of your outerwear can have a significant impact on your comfort level (and scores). If you go for the cheaper stuff, it usually doesn’t provide too much protection. My bigger problem is that budget brands can be uncomfortable while you swing, and don’t last as long. Conversely, premium offerings keep you adequately protected and remain viable for years.
When you invest more, you can expect to get products that have a lot of thought in their design and anticipate all of the issues golfers have when the weather is less pleasant. In my experience, this is one of the categories in golf I’m willing to spend extra money on because there is a significant difference.
One of the leaders is Zero Restriction. For years I have heard about their reputation, and I finally got a chance to try out some of their products. Overall, I think the brand provides some of the highest quality outerwear in the industry but doesn’t charge prices that are too expensive compared to its ultra-premium competition (check out the end of the article for an exclusive discount code).
Depending on where you play your golf, moisture can become a big problem. As you know, you may have to deal with a pop-up shower or a more prolonged downpour if you play golf enough.
There is nothing worse than having the wrong outwear for the job when it rains. I’ve found that cheaper brands don’t do a great job of keeping the water out, are uncomfortable while you swing, and don’t breathe very well.
I tried out a newer release from Zero Restriction, the Power Torque 1/4 sleeve, which is intended for warmer-weather rain storms. My first impression (and perhaps most important for me) is that it’s a breeze to swing while wearing. It’s snug enough around the lower part of the jacket that it doesn’t bunch up, which is one of my biggest pet peeves with some other rain gear. Additionally, it’s looser around your chest and shoulders to make your swing feel unencumbered. Zero Restriction is definitely an appropriate name for the brand.
All Zero Restriction waterproof gear is treated with something called Durable Water Repellent. It
Title: Zero Restriction Review: Superior Protection from the Elements
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Published Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:54:05 +0000
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