Jump to content

Welcome, Guest. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

What color socks do you wear with white golf shoes


36 replies to this topic

#1 H823Putt

H823Putt

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 390 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 13327
  • Joined: 03/12/2006
GolfWRX Likes : 2

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:05 PM

If you are wearing shorts and sporting white golf shoes.. What color socks do you wear.. black or white?  What, in your opinion, looks better??


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

#2 hurricanes7

hurricanes7

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,132 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 72127
  • Joined: 01/07/2009
GolfWRX Likes : 11

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:10 PM

View PostH823Putt, on 12 February 2011 - 08:05 PM, said:

If you are wearing shorts and sporting white golf shoes.. What color socks do you wear.. black or white?  What, in your opinion, looks better??


WHITE, NOT EVEN CLOSE



#3 SpinMill75

SpinMill75

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,164 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 66455
  • Joined: 09/25/2008
  • Location:Central Oregon
GolfWRX Likes : 100

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:12 PM

No-see-ums.  They are super low profile ones that give the appearance of no socks at all.



#4 jmorr81

jmorr81

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 383 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 50100
  • Joined: 02/27/2008
GolfWRX Likes : 17

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:13 PM

White no shows.

#5 lebanontngolfer

lebanontngolfer

    Short and to the left

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,888 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 46443
  • Joined: 01/20/2008
  • Location:Tennessee
GolfWRX Likes : 42

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:15 PM

White shoes = white socks.


#6 muzz

muzz

    Tour Winner

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 913 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 77742
  • Joined: 03/18/2009
  • Location:20 South of Boston
GolfWRX Likes : 20

Posted 12 February 2011 - 08:28 PM

Really?











WHITE!

#7 tander69

tander69

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 282 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 105838
  • Joined: 04/04/2010
  • Location:South
  • Handicap:14.2
  • Ebay ID:toma16
GolfWRX Likes : 13

Posted 12 February 2011 - 09:07 PM

White all the way!!
Titleist 913D 10.5* Driver
Taylormade R9 17* 4 Wood-JuJu Headcover
Adams A12OS 3-4 Hybrids
Titleist 714 AP1  5- W1
Odyssey 2 Ball
Titleist SM4 52*, 56* Wedges

#8 hititbig2112

hititbig2112

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 461 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 113670
  • Joined: 08/28/2010
  • Location:Bozeman, MT
  • Ebay ID:wyattnielson2112
GolfWRX Likes : 18

Posted 12 February 2011 - 09:12 PM

Black!














Just kidding.  Go with white!!

#9 Redbird

Redbird

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,460 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 2051
  • Joined: 06/28/2005
  • Location:Bartlett, IL
GolfWRX Likes : 57

Posted 12 February 2011 - 09:51 PM

Hands down!

Posted Image

#10 LUMA

LUMA

    I Am My Greatest Downfall

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,801 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 114517
  • Joined: 09/07/2010
  • Location:Gainesville / Orlando, FL
  • Handicap:3
GolfWRX Likes : 304

Posted 12 February 2011 - 09:55 PM

ummmmmm white no shows

Titleist 910 D3 / Diamana Ahina 72 S
Titleist 915 F 3 wood??? *coming*
Titleist 915 H-d 20 deg??? *coming*
Titleist 714 CB PW-4 / KBS C-Taper S
Titleist Vokey SM5 50/54/58
Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Mid-Slant
WITB Link

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

Remove This Advertisement GolfWRX

GolfWRX

    Team Golfwrx

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Viewing GolfWRX as Guest

Hide these ads and more. Join GolfWRX. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.




#11 sr129

sr129

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 166 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 105519
  • Joined: 03/29/2010
  • Location:Sunny So Cal
  • Handicap:19
GolfWRX Likes : 15

Posted 12 February 2011 - 10:12 PM

View PostRedbird, on 12 February 2011 - 09:51 PM, said:

Hands down!

Posted Image

these with dickie baggie shorts=real fashion statement Posted Image

#12 sheldonjhacker

sheldonjhacker

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,582 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 87167
  • Joined: 07/01/2009
GolfWRX Likes : 160

Posted 12 February 2011 - 10:25 PM

black socks ???  In GOLF SHOES?  IN AN ATHLETIC ENDEAVOR????  NEVER !!!  EVER !!!

black socks are for a business suit with black shoes.  period.   Posted Image

#13 doubleBZee

doubleBZee

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,458 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 82037
  • Joined: 05/04/2009
  • Location:Pennsylvania
  • Ebay ID:trey8419
GolfWRX Likes : 115

Posted 12 February 2011 - 10:32 PM

I wear both, all my golf socks are no shows.  Plus the inside of my white shoes are black.
Cobra Amp - AD-DI7
TM Burner TP 3 - BB 83
TM TP MC/MB - Ctaper
Vokey Wedges
TM Penta TP
Byron Morgan DH89

#14 502 to Right

502 to Right

    Badds

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 7,385 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 23773
  • Joined: 01/09/2007
  • Location:Wisconsin, USA
  • Handicap:8.3
GolfWRX Likes : 1682

Posted 12 February 2011 - 10:49 PM

View Postsheldonjhacker, on 12 February 2011 - 10:25 PM, said:

black socks ???  In GOLF SHOES?  IN AN ATHLETIC ENDEAVOR????  NEVER !!!  EVER !!!

black socks are for a business suit with black shoes.  period.   Posted Image

What color socks would you wear with black shoes and black pants?  White?
Driver through LW: mostly Cleveland
Putter: Anser 2 style made by Titleist

#15 JOHN GOLIA

JOHN GOLIA

    On the Bubble

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 639 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 3757
  • Joined: 07/29/2005
GolfWRX Likes : 34

Posted 12 February 2011 - 11:07 PM

With shorts.  White shoes white socks
          Black shoes Black socks or white.
  But they MUST be Very SHORT socks. (Anklet)
No old man long socks. Please!!!!!!


#16 cmb71

cmb71

    Tour Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 691 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 28443
  • Joined: 05/01/2007
  • Location:Bettendorf, IA
GolfWRX Likes : 36

Posted 12 February 2011 - 11:09 PM

Turn in your man cards (including me.)   :busted2:










Just kidding... the answer is white, but only with shorts, and they should be low cut or no-show only.  If you're wearing pants, you should match your socks to the color tone of your pants, even the same color as the pants if you can.

And with Black shoes (admittedly harder to pull of with shorts) the answer is Black, again low cut or no-show only.  With long pants, again you should match your socks closely to your pants.  

In all cases, the belt should match the shoes and a cap, if one is worn.  This is totally the wife's influence on me, by the way.  For those of you wondering, yes, there is a pre-game approval of sorts before I walk out the door on my way to the course.   :man_in_love:
SLDR 430 Tour Issue 12* Chrome 6F5T
TM SLDR S 3 Wood UST VTS Silver 9X
TM Tour Preferred MB 3-PW KBS Tour
Titleist Vokey SM5 54*S & 60*L
Titleist 712U 2 Iron KBS Tour
Odyssey MXM #1

#17 jdmorris1980

jdmorris1980

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,126 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 119767
  • Joined: 01/03/2011
  • Ebay ID:jdmorris1980
GolfWRX Likes : 174

Posted 12 February 2011 - 11:14 PM

black under armour heat gear no shows, if you tried em there is no other. if they are no shows why does it matter what color they are if they are the most comfortable?

#18 muzz

muzz

    Tour Winner

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 913 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 77742
  • Joined: 03/18/2009
  • Location:20 South of Boston
GolfWRX Likes : 20

Posted 13 February 2011 - 09:32 AM

View PostRedbird, on 12 February 2011 - 09:51 PM, said:

Hands down!

Posted Image

redbird FTW!
Pack it up! :kewlpics:

Hehehehe, I remember as a young kid growing up in the city, there was a time we wore 2 pairs of knee socks, one pair up to the knee, with a slightly shorter pair outside them.....with stripes.....and shorts:partytime2:

Not golfing though, I didn't pickup golf till I was ~20

Edited by muzz, 13 February 2011 - 09:58 AM.


#19 dlygrisse

dlygrisse

    Hall of Fame

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 6,843 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 16702
  • Joined: 07/21/2006
  • Location:Kansas
GolfWRX Likes : 816

Posted 13 February 2011 - 09:52 AM

First when wearing short always wear short ankle high or no show socks.  I always wear white socks with my white shoes and black socks with black shoes, if you wear brown shoes then go with white.  You can also get away with white socks with black shoes IMO, as long as they are the short ankle high version.  http://store.nike.co...143/pgid-284144


,
I do see some of the younger generation, e.g. Ricke Flower wanna-be's, wear fairly long black athletic socks, just below the calf muscle length, but that is way too cool for me.  :blind:

http://store.nike.co...147/pgid-284148

Edited by dlygrisse, 13 February 2011 - 09:56 AM.

Titleist 910 10.5
Nike Covert 3 wood & 5 wood
Titleist 910 H 21*
Mizuno JPX 800 Pro 4-P
SC Bullseye Flange
Miura 53* Y grind, SM2 58.12

#20 KDMullins

KDMullins

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,901 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 17765
  • Joined: 08/10/2006
  • Location:Lexington, KY
  • Ebay ID:uklawdawg
GolfWRX Likes : 172

Posted 13 February 2011 - 10:32 AM

View Postdlygrisse, on 13 February 2011 - 09:52 AM, said:

First when wearing short always wear short ankle high or no show socks.  I always wear white socks with my white shoes and black socks with black shoes, if you wear brown shoes then go with white.  You can also get away with white socks with black shoes IMO, as long as they are the short ankle high version. http://store.nike.co...143/pgid-284144


,
I do see some of the younger generation, e.g. Ricke Flower wanna-be's, wear fairly long black athletic socks, just below the calf muscle length, but that is way too cool for me.  :blind:

http://store.nike.co...147/pgid-284148

I'm of the opinion that brown golf shoes should NEVER be worn with shorts.  Brown shoes should be worn with pants only.  There is simply no set of circumstances where brown shoes and shorts looks good IMO...white socks would only make it worse.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

Remove This Advertisement GolfWRX

GolfWRX

    Team Golfwrx

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Viewing GolfWRX as Guest

Hide these ads and more. Join GolfWRX. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.




#21 heybrady

heybrady

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,791 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 32603
  • Joined: 06/22/2007
  • Location:Cleveland
GolfWRX Likes : 9

Posted 13 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

View Postjdmorris1980, on 12 February 2011 - 11:14 PM, said:

black under armour heat gear no shows, if you tried em there is no other. if they are no shows why does it matter what color they are if they are the most comfortable?

Agreed.  My shoes are white but the liner is black so the no-shows really don't show.  White socks would actually stick out more.

#22 Chuilli

Chuilli

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 122127
  • Joined: 02/12/2011
GolfWRX Likes : 0

Posted 13 February 2011 - 11:49 AM

definitely low ankle white sox.

#23 furu

furu

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 110 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 62609
  • Joined: 08/07/2008
  • Location:Bergen, Norway
  • Ebay ID:furunovskij
GolfWRX Likes : 5

Posted 13 February 2011 - 03:17 PM

I honestly think that Americans own 99.9% of all white socks in the world. Those white "sports socks" are never ok. Not in any setting on any occasion. Sorry. White "no show socks" are fine, like Nike dri-fit running socks.

White shoes + black sock is actually the way to go. No matter what color your pants are.

#24 jimpsycho

jimpsycho

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 385 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 89729
  • Joined: 07/26/2009
  • Location:Chicago
GolfWRX Likes : 10

Posted 13 February 2011 - 03:21 PM

i prefer black socks but wear white with my all white icons.  black with all my other shoes

#25 One_Putt_Blunder

One_Putt_Blunder

    Hall of Fame

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,585 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 56737
  • Joined: 05/28/2008
  • Location:Scottsdale Az
  • Handicap:3
GolfWRX Likes : 654

Posted 13 February 2011 - 04:08 PM

View PostRedbird, on 12 February 2011 - 09:51 PM, said:

Hands down!

Posted Image


Those would only work for a select few people. :man_in_love: *thanks for the setup*
Posted Image
seriously go with the white no show socks

Edited by One_Putt_Blunder, 13 February 2011 - 04:09 PM.

9.5 9064 Oban Devotion 06
14.5 X Hot 3 Deep
18* IDEA PRO Hybrid the OG
RAZR X Forged 4-PW
Byron Morgan DH89 Rincon Neck deep mill
Vokey 52/56/60 200series/TVDK/TVDMgrind
WITB Link

#26 J.W.

J.W.

    Made For or Real Deal?

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 11,120 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 32437
  • Joined: 06/21/2007
GolfWRX Likes : 1721

Posted 13 February 2011 - 04:29 PM

On an unrelated note I cannot believe all the younger kids here locally that are wearing mid length black socks with shorts and golf attire.  It looks like they're on the basketball team.

#27 Redbird

Redbird

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,460 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 2051
  • Joined: 06/28/2005
  • Location:Bartlett, IL
GolfWRX Likes : 57

Posted 13 February 2011 - 04:49 PM

View PostKDMullins, on 13 February 2011 - 10:32 AM, said:

View Postdlygrisse, on 13 February 2011 - 09:52 AM, said:

First when wearing short always wear short ankle high or no show socks.  I always wear white socks with my white shoes and black socks with black shoes, if you wear brown shoes then go with white.  You can also get away with white socks with black shoes IMO, as long as they are the short ankle high version. http://store.nike.co...143/pgid-284144


,
I do see some of the younger generation, e.g. Ricke Flower wanna-be's, wear fairly long black athletic socks, just below the calf muscle length, but that is way too cool for me.  :blind:

http://store.nike.co...147/pgid-284148

I'm of the opinion that brown golf shoes should NEVER be worn with shorts.  Brown shoes should be worn with pants only.  There is simply no set of circumstances where brown shoes and shorts looks good IMO...white socks would only make it worse.


I've seen brown ecco street premiers with shorts, those aren't bad.

#28 neild76

neild76

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 117 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 63267
  • Joined: 08/14/2008
GolfWRX Likes : 7

Posted 14 February 2011 - 10:13 AM

If the shoes have any hint of black on them, especially if the liner is black, I wear black no shows.  They blend completely with the liner and you hardly notice.  I agree with an earlier poster that white socks against the black liner stick out more.

#29 Ace In The Hole

Ace In The Hole

    What blocks growth is ignorance.

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,535 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 23701
  • Joined: 01/07/2007
  • Ebay ID:caferacer19
GolfWRX Likes : 11

Posted 14 February 2011 - 12:01 PM

So first it's always a no show sock, with either pants or shorts for me, but this is where I will stray from the pack, I think what matters is matching your no show sock to whatever the inside color of your shoe is, for me it's black so I wear black no show socks, with white socks it looks funny seeing the white sock black inner of the shoe and then the white of the shoe again. Just my opinion take it for what it's worth.

#30 KMeloney

KMeloney

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,322 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 26608
  • Joined: 03/12/2007
GolfWRX Likes : 199

Posted 14 February 2011 - 12:46 PM

View Postcmb71, on 12 February 2011 - 11:09 PM, said:

If you're wearing pants, you should match your socks to the color tone of your pants, even the same color as the pants if you can.

Where'd you learn this?  I've seen the concept discussed a few times, but I don't agree with it, at least not when white shoes are being worn.  I look at the sock as an extension of the shoes, not vice-versa.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

Remove This Advertisement GolfWRX

GolfWRX

    Team Golfwrx

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Viewing GolfWRX as Guest

Hide these ads and more. Join GolfWRX. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.







0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors