Red, white and blue: Holiday gear

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Patriotic products sparkled in the U.S. as the golf neared the Fourth of July. Here are some creations that might add fireworks to your game.

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GustBuster Stars & Stripes umbrella

The skinny: GustBuster says this umbrella can withstand winds as high as 55 mph. It comes with a lifetime repair or replacement warranty.

Cost: $40

Available: Immediate

Web site: www.gustbuster.com

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Golf Pride Patriot grip

The skinny: This grip is distinctly textured for stability. Part of the proceeds from every grip sale is donated to the Folds of Honor Foundation, benefitting the children and spouses of servicemen and women killed or disabled in action.

Cost: $6.49

Available: Immediate

Web site: www.golfpride.com

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AB Golf Designs headcover

The skinny: The boxing glove headcover is double-stitched and made of a soft, durable material that resembles leather. The lining is produced from a polyester similar to sheepskin. Headcover fits 460cc drivers to 3-woods.

Cost: $25

Available: Immediate

Web site: www.abgolfdesigns.com

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Sun Mountain Superlite 3.5 bag

The skinny: Features seven pockets plus the E-Z Fit Dual Strap System. Bag comes with six dividers to organize clubs.

Cost: MSRP $199

Available: Immediate

Web site: www.sunmountain.com