The history and origin of golf dates back to the fourteenth century. Golf was then played using a large stick and a ball. Gradually, the game of golf became more organized. With clubs and associations being formed, stylish accessories being used, golf became popular as a game of style and luxury.
Golf courses have been built in every place all over the world. Golf is largely an outdoor game. The players are exposed to the sun, rain and wind. Therefore, it is essential to used protective gear like golf umbrellas. These golf umbrellas are very useful and offer relief and shade to the golfers.
Standard umbrellas are good enough to protect us from sun and rain. The golf umbrellas are also used for similar purposes. However, the golf versions are much larger than the regular ones. This is because the golf umbrellas are used to protect both the cart and the player. They also can be used as regular umbrellas as they offer a better shade against the rain.
When choosing an umbrella, one which measure around 152 centimeters and more, can be a good choice. They can also be as large as 175 centimeters. These umbrellas usually have a straight handle. This ensures that they easily fit among the clubs in the golf bag.
Umbrellas are made of fiberglass shaft material and also use spreaders that hold the canopy open. This makes them weigh less and more resistant even against the hazard of lightening. Recently, ergonomic umbrellas have gained popularity in the golf market. This allows the hand to be in a natural position while holding it. These are also light in weight, which can help prevent fatigue.
Finally, the best umbrellas are those which can withstand strong wind. The golf umbrellas with a dual canopy tend to hold up better in high winds. It protects from the wind and water with two layers. This kind of umbrellas can easily cover the golfer and his accessories. Umbrellas are an essential accessory for any golfer. It protects him from a sudden rain or the harsh sun. If carefully chosen and handled with care, your umbrella can last a very long time.