When it comes to wet weather clothing for Golfers there are a number of different options. FootJoy however continue to develop and innovate, particularly when it comes to rain gear and their Autumn/Winter 19 collection continues in this evolution. FootJoy’s HydroKnit and HydoLite offerings create the perfect combination to keep you dry on those wet rounds, and we take a closer look at the collection.
HydroKnit 1/2 Zip
The half zip HydroKnit combines a conventional waterproof jacket with the flexibility and workability of a knitted top. With a waterproof rating of 15,000mm it will keep you thoroughly dry. A water repellent finish covers the entire top to stave off total saturation. It’s finished with an elastic waistband and Raglan sleeve design to allow for unrestricted movement.
HydroLite V2 Trousers
The HydroLite V2 rain trousers build on the success of the previous version by improving the the fabric that’s used and makes it 15% lighter. With a waterproof rating of 20,000mm the HydroLite’s will keep you dry even in the worst conditions. With a 2.5 layer construction to reduce weight and increase mobility they don’t get in the way during the golf swing. They also feature belt loops and a fly zipper allowing you to wear these with or without trousers underneath.
HydroLite V2 Rain Jacket
The perfect match to the HydroLite V2 trousers is the HydroLite V2 rain jacket. Similar to the trousers they build on the performance and success of its predecessor and again features a weight reduction of 15%. Again, with a waterproof rating of 20,000mm you can keep the elements at bay. Available in four colors for those who want to brighten up the look, the jacket also features adjustable cuffs and like all of the FootJoy waterproof offerings comes with a 3 year warranty.
HydroLite V2 Rain Shirt
Finally, the HydroLite V2 rain shirt finishes the collection and provides a more robust half zip waterproof options when compared to the HydroKnit. With a waterproof rating of 20,000mm and a moisture permeability rating of 15,000g the HydroLite offers year round versatility. With a water repellent finish and adjustable cuffs the jacket builds on the years of success FootJot have seen with their waterproof products.