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#1 Golfcat

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 05:49 AM

I know that it is not fashion forward, but on really hot days, wearing patterned shorts, it just calls for a plain white shirt.

We were all brought up on the white RL Polo...but now a days, it is too hot for North Carolina golf.

Most makers white shirts are so thin that the ni%%les or chest hair show.  White shirts are basically disposable, because they lose their whiteness after one summer.

Who make a quality, dry tech, non paper thin white shirt for less than $40 (my personal budget for disposable shirts)?

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 07:56 AM

I can't recommend a golf shirt for $40 or less (unless we're talking about a massive markdown) that's going to last more than one season of play. If you want a great tailored white shirt that's made extremely well (and you'll be supporting an American-made product) look no further:

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:07 AM

The one at Target seem fine to me. I paid 20-something bucks.  I have a FJ one that is nicer but was ridiculously expensive, like $49 on sale.
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:43 AM

I find a good chest waxing alleviates part of the issue 😮

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:59 AM

We make a white shirt (we call it magnolia color because we tried to make it the color of a magnolia flower) for $29.99 that I think meets everything you are asking for...just look up Charleston Green polo on Amazon.


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Posted 01 May 2017 - 09:13 AM

View Postcagecitizen, on 01 May 2017 - 07:56 AM, said:

I can't recommend a golf shirt for $40 or less (unless we're talking about a massive markdown) that's going to last more than one season of play. If you want a great tailored white shirt that's made extremely well (and you'll be supporting an American-made product) look no further:

Holderness & Bourne

https://holdernessan...ald-shirt-white
These are great shirts!

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 09:20 AM

uniqlo makes good dryfit type shrts, les than $30 usually, i'd size up if you like the less form fitting.
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:04 AM

View PostCharleston Green Apparel, on 01 May 2017 - 08:59 AM, said:

We make a white shirt (we call it magnolia color because we tried to make it the color of a magnolia flower) for $29.99 that I think meets everything you are asking for...just look up Charleston Green polo on Amazon.

I wore a citadel colored shirt yesterday and was outside from 1130-8. Definitely a fan!
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:05 AM

I think these are pretty nice shirts for the price

http://www.basspro.c.../product/94836/

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:12 AM

View Postkrtgolfing, on 01 May 2017 - 10:04 AM, said:

View PostCharleston Green Apparel, on 01 May 2017 - 08:59 AM, said:

We make a white shirt (we call it magnolia color because we tried to make it the color of a magnolia flower) for $29.99 that I think meets everything you are asking for...just look up Charleston Green polo on Amazon.

I wore a citadel colored shirt yesterday and was outside from 1130-8. Definitely a fan!

That's great to hear!


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Posted 01 May 2017 - 11:16 AM

Let that chest beard show!

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 02:08 PM

I like the Reebok Speedwick Polo they sell at DXL. Unfortunately, the smallest size they have is XL. So if you are medium or small, you may be out of luck. I'm on the bigger side, so they work for me.

They are moisture wicking, they have them in white, and they look pretty decent. Price is usually around $40. Sometimes they have promos and you can shave a few dollars off.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 03:20 PM

I'll vote for C9 (Champion) from Target as well... though a thin shirt with a white dri-fit tee under it is another option.
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 03:27 PM

Ben Hogan golf shirts at Walmart(no lie!) are very nice for $ 16-$18.00, check them out.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:55 PM

I'd look for last season shirts on eBay or Golf Locker. Hopefully a little better brand will wear a little better or might be a little better quality.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 09:21 PM

View PostCharleston Green Apparel, on 01 May 2017 - 08:59 AM, said:

We make a white shirt (we call it magnolia color because we tried to make it the color of a magnolia flower) for $29.99 that I think meets everything you are asking for...just look up Charleston Green polo on Amazon.

I can second (or now, third) these shirts are great. I will point out if you want a real brilliant white, this isnt the shirt. Like he said, they call it Magnolia. It isnt a bright or brilliant white. It has some subtle yellow to it.

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:38 PM

You can pretty much always find last year's Adidas basic polo on eBay for $25-35. It's currently the Performance Polo but was called Puremotion in 2016 (might have been 2015).

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 10:47 PM

Keep if far far Away from sunscreen .  That shirt would be ruined in one day .

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 12:32 AM

View PostGolfcat, on 01 May 2017 - 05:49 AM, said:

I know that it is not fashion forward, but on really hot days, wearing patterned shorts, it just calls for a plain white shirt.

We were all brought up on the white RL Polo...but now a days, it is too hot for North Carolina golf.

Most makers white shirts are so thin that the ni%%les or chest hair show.  White shirts are basically disposable, because they lose their whiteness after one summer.

Who make a quality, dry tech, non paper thin white shirt for less than $40 (my personal budget for disposable shirts)?
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Posted 03 May 2017 - 07:17 AM

Chili,

Got your reply and read the thread.  Ordered a size down...will let you know what I find!

Good luck with the company!

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Posted 03 May 2017 - 11:48 AM

Thanks Patrick! I hope you like the shirt!

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 10:32 AM

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 01 May 2017 - 10:47 PM, said:

Keep if far far Away from sunscreen .  That shirt would be ruined in one day .

THIS.  I golf in Arizona and between sweat and sun screen .... a white collar will be ruined in a few rounds.  Therefore ... If I buy white shirts with white collars ... I think of them as a disposable item.  I try to find cheap white shirts or I just stick to colored shirts.
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Posted 04 May 2017 - 04:59 PM

View PostSun Devil, on 04 May 2017 - 10:32 AM, said:

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 01 May 2017 - 10:47 PM, said:

Keep if far far Away from sunscreen .  That shirt would be ruined in one day .

THIS.  I golf in Arizona and between sweat and sun screen .... a white collar will be ruined in a few rounds.  Therefore ... If I buy white shirts with white collars ... I think of them as a disposable item.  I try to find cheap white shirts or I just stick to colored shirts.

Costco has some KS solid shirts including white for $15. Performance fabric seemed  breathable and high quality. No logos. Agree that shirts get ruined playing in extreme summer heat.  Seems to make sense to find decent white shirts on the cheap that could be considered disposable.

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 05:58 PM

Use Oxiclean Bright Whites when washing your whites. Sunscreen won't ruin them.

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 07:44 PM

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 09:13 PM

Thanks Joepa!

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 03:05 PM

Not solid white but Ping has some nice white shirts where the only color is the collar and placket.  They wear very well.  I hear lots of people having issues with sunscreen and their shirts.  I personally use Coppertone Dry Oil spray.  Spray before I put the shirt on and I have never had an issue with discoloration of my shirts.  I also agree with using Oxycleen.  I use it in the wash when I have any light colors in there.

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 03:49 PM

View Posttoypor, on 04 May 2017 - 04:59 PM, said:

View PostSun Devil, on 04 May 2017 - 10:32 AM, said:

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 01 May 2017 - 10:47 PM, said:

Keep if far far Away from sunscreen .  That shirt would be ruined in one day .

THIS.  I golf in Arizona and between sweat and sun screen .... a white collar will be ruined in a few rounds.  Therefore ... If I buy white shirts with white collars ... I think of them as a disposable item.  I try to find cheap white shirts or I just stick to colored shirts.

Costco has some KS solid shirts including white for $15. Performance fabric seemed  breathable and high quality. No logos. Agree that shirts get ruined playing in extreme summer heat.  Seems to make sense to find decent white shirts on the cheap that could be considered disposable.

I picked one up yesterday.  For a golf shirt that is going to get smelly and sunscreen stains after a few rounds, they are a great bargain.

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 04:00 PM

There is a company located here where I live that does great logo and embroidery work, and they ship all over the world.

Now, personally, I'm "old school"...never really cared for the polyester shirt from the 70's, and what is being marketed today as quick drying or wicking fabric is simply a polyester blend.

Queensboro Shirt Company sells many brands, with embroidery available really inexpensively, and they also sell 100% cotton shirts, some starting at $9.99.

Believe it or not, they offer a 10 year guarantee. Now, I know that some people will take an unfair advantage of this, but I have many of their 100% cotton shirts in white that are just as white today as when I got them...playing golf, working for general purposes, etc.

I never intend to take a shirt back after 5+ years and get my money back, for I have extremely satisfied with the quality of off their items, and especially the 100% cotton, in various knits.

PM me if you would like additional information.

BTW, having sold and worn all major brands of golf shirts and apparel, I would rate these on a par with any of them, for a fraction of the price. And, I know if for any reason I am dissatisfied with any of my items, they will make it right. Have been a customer for over 8 years, and plan on being one for many more.
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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:16 PM

I use the Russell athletic dri-power polo, available on Amazon for about $15-$25 depending on the model. They run about a size big. All sorts of colors, including plain white. They do have an "R" logo in the sleeve or chest, again, depending on model.  I don't expect them to last forever. There's probably not a white shirt made that will stand up to last more than a season in the Texas conditions exposed to sun, sweat, sunscreen, antiperspirant, bug spray, etc.


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