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Top Ten Gifts for the Golfing Father


Golf is one of those sports that can consume it's players. Being in the outdoors, playing with friends, associates or family members, and chasing that little white ball along fairways and greens just gets in the blood of many men and women. If your father is a golfer, then this list will offer some ideas for gifts for your golfing dad for any occasion.

1. Garmin GolfLogix GPS

Garmin GolfLogix GPS
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This GPS unit gets rave reviews from golfers I know. You can download software for your favorite course, or a new one in a place you are visiting, and the data about each hole is right at your fingertips. It calculates the distance from your ball to the pin to aid in club selection. You can see the contours of the green before you even get there. And it is waterproof and rugged for use by any golfer. Your dad will give this product great reviews!
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2. Trunk It Golf Organizer

Trunk It Golf Organizer
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Easy storage for all of your dad's golf gear. It fits neatly in the trunk of his car so his gear is ready whenever he is to play. This is a very popular item among my golfing friends.
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3. Bridgestone E6+ Dozen Golf Balls

Bridgestone E6+ Dozen Golf Balls
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My golfing friends are also enthused about these new Bridgestone balls. The new e6+ provides superior performance with a straighter, more accurate ball flight and a softer feel. Your dad will enjoy this new technology ball.
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4. Wilson Golf Bag Tag/Score Keeper

Wilson Golf Bag Tag/Score Keeper
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The Wilson Bag Tag/Score Keeper is the perfect addition to your dad's golf accessories. This device digitally records your score for all 18 holes and automatically calculates the total score when you advance to the next round. In addition, this score keeper has a place to write your dad's identification so he can use it to find his bag at the course. He will love this clever and inexpensive gift.
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5. Unbreakable Golf Tees

Unbreakable Golf Tees
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While I know many golfers are purists and will only use wood tees, these tees are a close second. They look and feel like wood, but are synthetic. They are guaranteed to last for at least 100 tee shots each, so they will certainly save Dad money in the long run.
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6. How I Play Golf

How I Play Golf by Tiger Woods
There has never been another golfer like Tiger Woods. In this book, Tiger shares his approach to the game of golf and offers specific, practical tips on technique as well as on the mental aspect of the game. A great read for any dad who hopes to learn from Tiger's game.

7. Golf Ball Monogrammer

Golf Ball Monogrammer
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This golf ball monogrammer will give Dad's golf balls a mark of distinction. Use it to stamp his three letter monogram on his golf balls, which will be cool as well as helping him identify his ball whether on the green or in the rough.

8. Swingyde Golf Swing Training Aid

Swingyde Golf Swing Training Aid
Whether your dad hooks or slices, he will appreciate this training device to help him straighten out his swing. It is lightweight, portable and easy to attach to a club. This simple training device reduces incorrect wrist hinging for more distance, accuracy and control.
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9. Bag Boy Wind Vent Golf Umbrella

Bag Boy Wind Vent Golf Umbrella
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The real die-hard golfers play in almost any weather. This golf umbrella will protect your dad and his clubs from the rain, but also has vents so the wind won't invert the umbrella or blow it away. It has a 62 inch canopy so it is large enough for almost any golfer. The shaft and ribs are high strength fiberglass and the umbrella comes with a lifetime warranty.
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10. Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die

Fifty Places to Play Golf
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This is an absolutely beautiful book that any golfer will love. From Ireland to New Zealand, your dad will find 50 of the most amazing golf courses in the world. Each course is highlighted with both its history and key features as well as commentary from local golfers that play the course regularly. Dad will drool over this gift and will want to start scheduling his annual vacation at some of these great golf courses.
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