The following gents did it the right way. And you can too—as long as you heed these five lessons we learned from the golf style greats.
The Golf Style Legend: Arnold Palmer.
The Lesson: Wear a polo shirt that fits right. The man was a true legend, who had many iconic moments over his storied carreer—and in the best looking ones, he always seemed to be wearing a polo shirt that fit him perfectly.
The Golf Style Legend: JFK.
The Lesson: There’s a place and time for a pair of statement pants. And that place and time is on a golf course.
The Golf Style Legend: Bobby Jones.
The Lesson: The classics never go out of style. The man who basically invented modern golf—and co-founded the Masters Tournament—was as classic a dresser as you could find.
The Golf Style Legend: Sammy Davis Jr.
The Lesson: You can never be too overdressed. Even in a double-breasted suit. Although your mileage may vary.
The Golf Style Legend: Sean Connery.
The Lesson: Never leave home without a sweater. You never know when things could take a turn for the brisk out on the course.