Apparel and Footwear

PHOTOS: 2013 Holiday Gift Ideas for Golfers

Take a look at a wide assortment of golf options as you gear up for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season, courtesy of our fashion blogger Cassie Stein.

Cobra Puma Golf adds Parnevik to its team

Jesper Parnevik, who will make his PGA Tour season debut at the Humana Challenge next week, will be donning new gear when he takes to the first tee, as Cobra Puma Golf announced it had signed the 14-time winner to an apparel and golf-club contract.

Oakley adds Bubba Watson to its pro golf team

Bubba Watson, the 2012 Masters champion, has joined Oakley, Inc. to wear it's performance golf apparel in 2013, the company announced in a press release on Thursday.

Shoe Month: Action-sports heritage defines Oakley

Oakley aspires to become a major golf brand. But rather than court the masses, it'll target a young, contemporary audience that'll appreciate the technology Oakley brings from action sports.

Shoe Month: Alternative traction becoming norm

Spikeless, hybrid or lifestyle shoes. Regardless of what golfers may call them, footwear without replaceable cleats is fast becoming an industry norm.

Shoe Month: Tour-caliber to casual, choices aplenty's "Shoe Month" continues to showcase the latest and greatest. Here's another sampling of new offerings.

Shoe Month: The man behind Tiger's TW '13

Tobie Hatfield may not have been schooled as a shoe designer, but his innate ability to understand athletes' needs has made him one of Nike's top inventors. His latest project: Creating the TW '13 for Tiger Woods.

Shoe Month: Street-savvy Ecco aims to build on success

Ecco transformed the golf footwear category with its Street Premiere shoe. Now, it's seeking an encore by taking hybrid shoes mainstream.

Shoe Month: Natural motion set for big gains

"Natural-motion" or "minimalist" footwear has revolutionized the running-shoe market. With the promise of providing better balance, more comfort and smoother tempo, will it do the same in golf?

Shoe Month: Spectrum of choices for golfers

Golfers' demands for footwear performance never have been higher. And shoemakers have responded by creating shoes that tackle just about every need. Here's a look at some of the new offerings.

Shoe Month: MyJoys customizes style and comfort

Launched as an experiment in 2004, FootJoy's custom-design program has grown into a major consumer service that allows for more than 500,000 style, color and material combinations.

Shoe Month: R&D transforms shoes into performance gear

Force plates, 3D-motion analysis and simulators. Footwear design has become a high-tech affair, and the result makes much more than a fashion statement.'s Shoe Month begins today and shows how footwear can change your game.

Hilfiger nets sponsorship of Chelsea Piers

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which relaunched its golf collection in 2011, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the Golf Club at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

FootJoy's offering: customized green shoes

FootJoy is offering a commemorative shoe for the season's first major - the Masters – and custom-made no less.

With ample research, FootJoy takes aim at apparel

When FootJoy finally entered the apparel market this year, it did so with a virtually fail-safe plan based on tons of research and a laser focus on its core consumer.

Fitness: Body for Balance for Performance

Body Balance for Performance says its agility workouts are ideal for a golfer.

Conditioned for competition

How does a golfer start a fitness program? How does any person, regardless of his or her golfing ability, get in shape to become a better or more consistent player?

FootJoy to make full entry into apparel business

FootJoy’s next business expansion long has seemed destined, and now it’s imminent: The Fairhaven, Mass.-based company announced it will fully enter the golf apparel business.

Fitness: Pettersen reveals her workout routine

After suffering a back injury, Norwegian LPGA player Suzann Pettersen has turned into a workout machine.

Exercise gear: Start training

Many golfers have their favorite exercise devices. Here is a collection of golf warm-up equipment, training tools or exercise gear for the home or course, each costing less than $100.