Golf gift guide, holiday season 2021: Gear, clubs and data-driven technology dominates this winter

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time for the golfer in your life to start stocking up for 2022. Golf has been thriving over the past few years, especially as an outdoor activity, and we’ve put together a great collection of gear, accessories and products that should be a delight to anyone obsessed with the game.

Not all of these are necessarily specific to playing a round of golf, but all of them are built by companies who care about the game and want to make it more fun to play. Let’s take a look at Part 1 of our golf holiday gift guide!

Mizzen+Main Leeward Dress Shirt ($125): Phil Mickelson was right, the shirts are good. While this is not a golf-exclusive product, it’s still an amazing fit and has become probably my favorite dress shirt I own. Could not recommend more highly.


Mizzen+Main

Rapsodo Mobile Launch Monitor ($399): This is a tremendous alternative to the wildly-priced launch monitors pros use that none of the rest of us can afford. It takes your iOS device and measures things like distance, club speed, ball speed and launch angle. All with a tiny, mobile, easy-to-use device. The Rapsodo mobile launch monitor is $100 off on Amazon, the Rapsodo website and at retailers for the remainder of December.


Rapsodo

Lululemon Down Fr It All Hoodie ($195): Lulu has recently made a bigger push into the golf world, and I’m glad for that. A lot of my friends wear their gear to play — especially some of the joggers and polos — and this jacket fits into that category as well. Roomy enough to swing a club but warm and snug enough to keep you comfortable throughout an entire round. I haven’t found much from Lululemon I wouldn’t recommend, but this particular product is next level.


Lululemon

Goodr Back 9 Blackout ($25): There is a lot to like about Goodr’s sunglasses, and these are my favorites of all the products I’ve tried. They fit great, won’t fall off while you’re playing and — maybe best of all — they only cost $25 so you don’t feel terrible when you (inevitably) step on them. I’m very much into all the golf glasses Goodr has been creating recently.


Goodr

Odyssey White Hot OG #7S Stroke Lab Putter ($270): I recently switched to this putter, and it is an absolutely fantastic piece of equipment. I’m a big fan of heavier putters and have even gone with longer ones in the past to get this weighty feeling. This one delivers on that front, and — in my opinion — is the best-looking of all the White Hot putters Callaway makes. I’ve been absolutely loving the feel of it in the time I’ve spend on the course since it arrived.


Callaway

Linksoul Kirkwall Down Vest ($150): Linksoul has been a part of mine for a while now, and their stuff is easy to love. I’ve

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This 25-Minute Bodyweight Workout Routine for the Holiday Season

We all endured a wild 2021, and you might have managed to make muscle gains along the way, too. Through another year of ups and downs, you still managed to make your health and fitness a priority—and even if you didn’t, it’s never too late to start.

Whether you’re looking to maintain those gains through the ultra-busy holiday season or start a brand new healthy habit, you’ll be able to get the most out of a little time with these two circuits. The first pushes your legs to learn key movement patterns; the second builds the upper-body strength you need.

Do them three times a week to be primed for 2022 and beyond.

Directions: You’ll do 2 circuits in this workout. Do 5 rounds of the first circuit, resting 60 seconds between each round. Rest 2 minutes, then do 5 rounds of the second circuit, again resting 60 seconds between each round.

Warmup

Inchworm to Scorpion

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Start standing. Place your hands on the floor in front of you. Keeping your core tight, walk them forward until you’re in pushup position. (This will stretch your hamstrings.) Lower into a pushup and glue your chest to the floor. Lift your left leg and touch your foot on your right side, stretching your hips. Repeat with your right leg. Push up, then walk back to standing, warming up your abs. That’s 1 rep; do 5.

Circuit 1

1. Air Squat

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Start standing, feet shoulder-width apart, abs and glutes tight, hands held in front of you. Push your butt back and bend at the knees, lowering into a squat. Lower until your thighs are just below parallel to the floor. Stand, squeezing your glutes. That’s 1 rep; do reps for 30 seconds.

2. Good Morning

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Start standing, feet shoulder-width apart, abs and glutes tight, hands behind your head. Keeping your abs tight, slowly push your butt back and lower your torso toward the floor. Stop lowering when you can no longer push your butt back. Pause, then stand, squeezing your glutes. That’s 1 rep; do reps for 30 seconds.

3. Alternating Reverse Lunge

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Start standing, abs and glutes tight. Step back with your left foot, then bend at the knees and hips, lowering into a reverse lunge. Lower until your right thigh is parallel to the floor. Pause, then drive through your right heel to stand back up. Repeat on the other side. That’s 1 rep; do reps for 30 seconds.

Circuit 2

1. Slow-Mo Pushup

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Start in pushup position, abs and glutes tight, hands slightly wider than shoulder width. Keeping your abs tight, bend at the shoulders and elbows, lowering until your chest is an inch from the floor; take 2 seconds to do this. Pause. Press up, also taking 2 seconds. That’s 1 rep; do reps for 30 seconds.

2. Bent-Over Bodyweight Row Hold

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Stand, then push your butt back and lower your torso until it’s at a

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DICK’S Sporting Products And The DICK’S Sporting Items Foundation Provide The #GiftOfSport To 10,000 Youth Athletes On 8-City Holiday break Tour

“At this time previous calendar year, we had been embarking on our very first-ever Sports Subject Supplying Truck Tour,” reported Aimee Watters, Govt Director of The DICK’S Sporting Merchandise Basis. “Due to the fact past December, the Offering Truck has offered 35,000 items in 23 towns throughout the U.S. We’re thrilled to be hitting the road once more to deliver kids with the tools they will need to retain enjoying the athletics they really like.”

For this forthcoming tour, The DICK’S Basis has pre-selected youth athletes from sports activities businesses to distribute the Supplying Truck gifts in the 8 cities it’s traveling to. Basis Spouse Great Sports has prepacked baggage for every single person baby at these corporations, guaranteeing each youthful athlete has their have machines to safely and securely enjoy their most loved sports. Included in every woman athlete’s bag will be a DSG Brand name sports activities bra as aspect of The DICK’S Foundation’s previously announced motivation to donate 100,000 sports activities bras to youth athletes in under-resourced communities. California-based graffiti artists and muralists, The Illuminaries (@illuminaries), built the colorful and eye-catching artwork shown on the Truck.

All through the getaway season, all DICK’S Sporting Goods, Area & Stream and Golfing Galaxy areas are also accumulating donations and continue on to guidance youth sporting activities groups, leagues, corporations and schools in will need.

  • Local community Grants: Through the stop of January, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation will donate up to $6 million via the Sporting activities Subject Neighborhood Grant method, in which Community Marketing and advertising Managers and keep associates throughout the region will have the possibility to provide grants to community below-resourced schools and youth athletics companies.
  • DonorsChoose: Starting November 16, The DICK’S Sporting Merchandise Basis will triple-match donations to Sporting activities Subject projects on DonorsChoose up to $200,000. This implies, for case in point, that every single $20 donation to qualifying initiatives will turn out to be $60 for those teams in will need. Due to the fact 2015, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation has partnered with DonorsChoose to aid pupil athletes at much more than 5,300 colleges throughout all 50 states stay associated in sporting activities with extra than $12.5 million in donations.

Because 2014, DICK’S and The DICK’S Foundation have committed over $145 million to assistance younger athletes by its Sporting activities Subject initiative. Sports activities Matter raises consciousness for the youth sporting activities funding crisis as the fight to help you save youth sports activities carries on across the U.S.

For far more details on how your team can apply for funding or to donate to Sports Make any difference, make sure you go to SportsMatter.org.

About DICK’S Sporting Products, Inc. 
Established in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Products is a major omni-channel sporting products retailer providing an considerable assortment of superior-high-quality sporting activities equipment, clothing, footwear and equipment. As of October 30, 2021, the enterprise operated 734 DICK’S Sporting Items spots throughout the United States,

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