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Best underwear for summer golf?


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#1 kristan

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:04 AM

What do you guys recommend?


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:06 AM

Commando .... occasional baby powder.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:31 AM

under armour, they come in a couple different lengths, you can find them at dick's sporting goods

or

addidas makes a poly spandex blend you can find at Kohl's'


The UA one's have access for your....  

The addidas does not.

They both keep you cool and dry.

I would recommend them both.

***EDIT: I am referring to athletic style boxer briefs.

Edited by Matty Fatts, 13 April 2012 - 07:33 AM.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:10 AM

Under Armour Boxer Jock.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:11 AM

Mens


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:22 AM

Tour issue

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:31 AM

View Postleoh923, on 13 April 2012 - 08:22 AM, said:

Tour issue


Better for the softer balls?  More feel?  Works better from the rough? TP (Testicle Protection?)  The jokes are endless....

Edited by jabrch, 13 April 2012 - 08:31 AM.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:56 AM

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:36 AM

Tour Issue Y Front Tighty Whities - its the only way

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:26 AM

Target carries Champion boxer briefs that are just like the Under Armour boxer jocks for half the price ($10/pair). Any pair of polyester boxer briefs are best for summer as they wick away moisture and cool you off. Only problem is they smell like a** after a long day.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:29 PM

Something that keeps the boys from swimming around in a swamp

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:54 PM

Seriously what is the best at keeping cool/dry?

Commando has to be a serious option here with powder.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:58 PM

View Postslookx24, on 13 April 2012 - 11:26 AM, said:

Target carries Champion boxer briefs that are just like the Under Armour boxer jocks for half the price ($10/pair). Any pair of polyester boxer briefs are best for summer as they wick away moisture and cool you off. Only problem is they smell like a** after a long day.

Does polyester make a difference?
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:00 PM

I wear the Layer 8 boxer jocks I get from Marshalls. They're like 7 dollars. Perfect for the gym, and golf.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:05 PM

UnderArmor boxer jock.  I have 5 pairs of them.  Add in a little GoldBond powder on REALLLLLY hot days and you're golden.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:17 PM

View Postej002, on 13 April 2012 - 12:58 PM, said:

View Postslookx24, on 13 April 2012 - 11:26 AM, said:

Target carries Champion boxer briefs that are just like the Under Armour boxer jocks for half the price ($10/pair). Any pair of polyester boxer briefs are best for summer as they wick away moisture and cool you off. Only problem is they smell like a** after a long day.

Does polyester make a difference?

Yes. That's what all the Under Armour stuff is made of. But you pay more for the "Under Armour" logo versus Champion or any other brand you can find at discount stores. All the expensive tech-material golf clothes are made of polyester as well. Doesn't absorb sweat and soak you the way cotton does.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:20 PM

Ex Officio.

I know you've never heard of them. Neither had I. Their boxer briefs are perfect.

Edited by nova6868, 13 April 2012 - 02:21 PM.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:06 PM

Any brand that uses polyester/spandex (also called elastane or Lycra) is your best option in the summer. The softer/silkier they feel, the better for moisture wicking. It means they have more filaments per fiber for the moisture to travel along to evaporate. Just look for poly/spandex at the best price.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:09 PM

View PostESP, on 13 April 2012 - 08:10 AM, said:

Under Armour Boxer Jock.

That is the only post you need to read. Nothing else compares IMO.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:15 PM

View Postej002, on 13 April 2012 - 12:54 PM, said:

Seriously what is the best at keeping cool/dry?

Commando has to be a serious option here with powder.

Powder is so 17 yards ago...


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:28 PM

Gold colored Thong.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:50 PM

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:11 PM

Fruit of the Looms Boxers purchased @ Walmart 3 pack for $19.00



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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:34 PM

I tried the Jockey "Tebows" - supposed to be 3-4* cooler.  Got them at the Jockey outlet store.

So far, so good.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:40 PM

After the underwear thread from last summer, I tried them all.  

The winner is the C9's from Target.  Moisture wicking compression briefs with DuoDry.

These hold up just as well as the UA stuff.  More, you can actually put them on when you get out of a shower.  The UA compression briefs just won't go on unless you are totally dry to start with.  If your legs are damp at all, they don't go on.

Also, the UA's most often would give me some red-rider after a day out on the course.  The C9's don't.

I have 3 pairs of the UA's that I only wear after all my C9's are in the wash.  And I put those on after I wake up and have been in bed for 6 hours.  That way I'm dry enough to actually get them on.

I love this forum as I learn about many wonderful products that I'll find useful.  But in the case of moisture-wicking underwear, I've found a solution and the C9's are it.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:56 PM

OP, the type of underwear to recommend really depends upon your gender and your build.  If you are male, I suggest all cotton, your choice of briefs or boxers.

If  you are female, and built like Holly Sonders, I'd suggest something completely different and even offer to help pick it out.

Edited by putts4bogey, 13 April 2012 - 10:28 PM.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:59 PM

If you want a case of swamp azz, I would suggest you go all cotton as well.

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OP, the type of underwear to recommend really depends upon your gender and your build.  If you are male, I suggest all cotton, your choice of briefs or boxers.

If  you are female, and build like Holly Sonders, I'd suggest something completely different and even offer to help pick it out.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:08 PM

I go commando during the summer...To be honest about 95% of my rounds...

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:10 PM

how the hell am i the only one to wear compression shorts?

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:54 PM

Why wouldn't you wear boxer briefs?


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