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#1 mellowe4

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:12 AM

I like cotton,
I like a little loose,
I like sleeves that aren't designed to show off the guns I no longer have

IMHO--- dri fit is a scam to sell polyester at an exorbitant price. It wicks because it does not absorb. I understand quite a few swear by it and i respect that, it's just not for me. When I wear one, the best I feel is when I take it off.

Anyone have any brand suggestions?

Thanks
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:30 AM

Peter Millar is probably the brand for you. I suggest anything you get has a small amount of spandex in it so that it stretches with you.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:46 AM

Lacoste classics..
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 07:59 AM

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:16 PM

Ditto on the modern polyester.

With respect to cotton shirts, I have at least one of almost every high end shirt imaginable.....Peter Millar, Fairway &Greene, Ralph Lauren, etc The best fitting, best feeling, longest lasting shirts I have are WalMart Faded Glory models.  How embarrassing, but they are like old friends. There are no logos and very few color options, but man they feel good.


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:27 PM

The thought of wearing a cotton golf shirt in the summer here is disgusting.  The humidity doesn't allow anything to dry, so from the range warm up all the way until the end of the round my shirt would be soaking wet.  I don't know how people do it, unless they just don't sweat.  I sweat like a fat hog, even though I'm in great shape.

So here would be my list similar to yours:

I hate cotton.  I don't like the feeling of wearing a wet towel all day.
I like a shirt to be a little form fitting but not snug or tight.
I hate sleeves that go down past your bicep.  All I can picture is these Hal Sutton sleeves that look like blankets.  Awful.

That's why we're all different, and luckily there are different clothes for all of us!

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:23 PM

View Postmatt_included, on 19 June 2017 - 07:59 AM, said:

Linksoul

I've never worn one but I love the cotton shirts, too.  Although, they are hard to find.  I had to go into the back of my closet to pull out some of my old cotton polos.  Just wondering through a pro sh shop, looking at shirt, I saw Linksoul and felt the fabric.  Oh, it's nice feeling!  It's cotton.  It's kind of expensive but nicer feeling than my old Land's End Pima cotton polos.  .

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:13 PM

I hate wearing full cotton because I sweat like a pig and my cotton golf shirt will end up looking like a wet pool towel.  It just doesn't work for me.  I sweat through cotton T shirts as well and have resorted to wearing poly blend T shirts on hot sweaty days (like workout shirts which look like normal T shirts... mainly the travis Mathew Red label)

So for that reason, I stay away from cotton golfs.  I still think cotton golf shirts look the best.  I wear a lot of cotton polos for work as they are more professional looking in a business environment than a UA golf shirt.  With that said, I also hate cheap polyester golf shirts.  They feel cheap, they look cheap, they are crap material.  I go for poly blends.  A mix of a bunch of random synthetic stuff.  I love the current UA stuff, most of the Travis Mathew stuff where it feels soft like cotton but isn't cotton.  Linksoul has a bunch of this too.

I feel like everyone claims they are moisture wicking now.  Certain cottons, poly, spandex, even wool.  I don't really read into that anymore.  For me it's more about what is going to get soaked with sweat the least lol (and by the way, that's not always the poly blend shirts... I have these 2 Arc'Teryx polos which look and feel awesome and are some type of blend material.. they get SOAKED with sweat and super quick too... the sweat also dries white like on a hat)
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:22 PM

I wear Lacoste and polo knit polos all the time, and sometimes play golf in them too. I really like them.

That being said I like foot joy shirts better on the course if it's warm and I'm going to sweat. They just work better for me in that situation.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:32 PM

Footjoy. Very good quality, looser fit than your typical new style. They do have an athletic fit, but you would probably want to stick to their regular fit. I think most of their golf shirts are using moisture wicking but they seem very comfortable. My only complaint is cost. Even on sale they are still over $50. $70 or so normally. My work shirts from Brooks Brothers cost less on sale.


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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:48 PM

second Linksoul. Very comfortable shirts. Exactly what you described.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:56 PM

View Postdcfas, on 19 June 2017 - 06:32 PM, said:

Footjoy. Very good quality, looser fit than your typical new style. They do have an athletic fit, but you would probably want to stick to their regular fit. I think most of their golf shirts are using moisture wicking but they seem very comfortable. My only complaint is cost. Even on sale they are still over $50. $70 or so normally. My work shirts from Brooks Brothers cost less on sale.

OT but my MTM dress shirts from brooks that I wear for work now cost more after they jacked the prices!

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:57 PM

I also like cotton. I wear it a little loose and prefer the crossweave when I can find it. It stands up superbly to heat and sweat, though they all do within reason. I do understnd, however, that Caucasians and other very large people tend to produce more sweat in our tropics, though I always thought it was because they had not yet  acclimated. Regardless, no problems for me even with heat so I like cotton.



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Posted 19 June 2017 - 09:42 PM

I always preferred cotton....until I got some Peter Millar shirts.  Their polyester is a modern marvel.  Feels like silk.
Cheap tech shirts feel awful, and stink.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:26 PM

I like my FJ shirts but I just ordered a couple of the duluth trading shirts with the longer tails.  See if they stay tucked in during a round

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:31 PM

View PostBanker, on 20 June 2017 - 01:26 PM, said:

I like my FJ shirts but I just ordered a couple of the duluth trading shirts with the longer tails.  See if they stay tucked in during a round

Interested in your feedback, once you receive them and wear them!
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 04:26 PM

I bought a couple of the cotton UA shirts that they made for this season and I don't really like them. They cling to you, even when you haven't started sweating yet.  I do like the Linksoul line though.  Very comfortable fitting.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:31 PM

All my recent purchases have been Ashworth shirts with the dry fit type technology. They work great in the heat and I don't even think about the shirt. I have a few Dryjoy cotton shirts that in comparison are poor. They stick to me and I feel much much warmer also. Just old technology.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:19 PM

I guess you are very old school. I'm 32 just to give some perspective on my thinking here. But I think cotton is the inferior look now. I don't know how many cotton polo brand shirts I have but after just a few washes they look faded and just really bad looking. Polyester to me looks more professional then the describe cotton shirt.  So far all my polyester shirts still look great after hundreds of washes. Plus good luck wearing a cotton golf shirt here in Arizona during the summer months.




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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:47 PM

I got rid of everything cotton in my entire wardrobe. No cotton shirts, shorts, socks or boxers. It's like wearing a shamwow all day. I do concrete for a living and shake my head at all the old timers changing tee shirts 5 times a day when they sweat through them. I'm not young anymore as I'm 39 but I'm not as stubborn as most of the old timers and dri fit is the way to go.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 10:44 PM

i live in the tropics and for a long time cotton was the only material in our golf shirts starting from Munsingwear in the 50s and 60s...

when the new materials came i tried them all including all the dry fits and their relatives plus the newer hi-tech ones..

cotton's biggest flaw is that they retain perspiration a lot and even the finer more expensive ones like pima and egyptian cotton also do to a lesser degree.

the combed cotton of the original Lacoste were the best in my mind at lessening these retention qualities but still cannot compare to the dry fits


and their derivatives..






















Lacoste has also developed a thinner comb cotton and lycra/spandex blend that has lesser sweat retention  properties and i like these a lot too..  

But the new Nike and Adidas materials are still hard to beat for dry fit type shirts..
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Posted 21 June 2017 - 12:58 AM

Cotton shirts are a no-go for me now, unless the weather is cool.

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 09:35 AM

Not cotton, but this is wool. Supposedly it helps keep you cool even though it is wool. Take a look:

http://www.icebreake...03699_color=001
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Posted 22 June 2017 - 09:08 AM

View Postmellowe4, on 19 June 2017 - 06:12 AM, said:

I like cotton,
I like a little loose,
I like sleeves that aren't designed to show off the guns I no longer have

IMHO--- dri fit is a scam to sell polyester at an exorbitant price. It wicks because it does not absorb. I understand quite a few swear by it and i respect that, it's just not for me. When I wear one, the best I feel is when I take it off.

Anyone have any brand suggestions?

Thanks
buck


I respect your opinion but to say Dri Fit ( or any other wicking fabric from any company) is a scam is ill-informed IMO.
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Posted 28 June 2017 - 03:15 PM

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View PostBanker, on 20 June 2017 - 01:26 PM, said:

I like my FJ shirts but I just ordered a couple of the duluth trading shirts with the longer tails.  See if they stay tucked in during a round

Interested in your feedback, once you receive them and wear them!

They seem nice but they are WAYYYY too thick a shirt to attempt to wear in Florida in the summer.

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 03:28 PM

Cotton/poly blends.  Search Amazon.

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 06:03 PM

I can't imagine wearing cotton in high heat and humidity anymore.  I can snag Greg Norman shirts at Steinmart for $30 and will occasionally spend full price on Peter Millar when I can afford it.  The Millar stuff is definitely worth the extra cash in terms of quality and fit.
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Posted 29 June 2017 - 11:08 AM

View Postjmvargas, on 19 June 2017 - 06:46 AM, said:

Lacoste classics..

I find that Lacoste brands shrink, a lot.

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 11:17 AM

View Postmellowe4, on 19 June 2017 - 06:12 AM, said:

I like cotton,
I like a little loose,
I like sleeves that aren't designed to show off the guns I no longer have

IMHO--- dri fit is a scam to sell polyester at an exorbitant price. It wicks because it does not absorb. I understand quite a few swear by it and i respect that, it's just not for me. When I wear one, the best I feel is when I take it off.

Anyone have any brand suggestions?

Thanks
buck

I don't like polyester at all. Most of my golf shirts are cotton, or cotton blend.
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