This past Sunday, Charl Schwartzel became the winner of the Valspar Championship during a sudden death playoff. The 2011 Masters winner made a par on the 18th hole to beat Bill Haas.
Schwartzel states, “I just needed to get over the hurdle of winning out here again. And I think the way today played out with
it being really difficult, you’re grinding just to make pars and keep the ball in play. I just needed to put it together on the weekend when it counted.”
Schwartzel is known for rocking Nike Golf. Nike’s Golf line came about back in 1986, when their first pair of golf shoes were created. It took about ten years for the company to get its’ golf line on its’ feet, even after signing Tiger Woods when he had turned pro. Ever since, the company has grown quickly, with many Tour players wearing the “Swoosh” head to toe.
Some of our favorite pieces of apparel from Nike Golf include the MM Fly Blade Block polo, Nike Modern Pants, 3-D Engineered Half-Zip and Lunar Control 4.
The Nike MM Fly Blade Block polo features a Dri-FIT acquard fabric allows for natural movement, while helping to keep you dry and comfortable on the course. The blade collar provides comfort with a minimal rib design and a crisp, clean look. The Fly Blade polo offers optimal breath-ability with Engineered ventilation in key areas enhances airflow during warm-weather rounds. ($100)
The Nike Modern Pants feature a stretchy, sweat-wicking fabric and inseam panels for minimal irritation and offer a wide range of motion. The Dri-FIT fabric will help you stay dry and comfortable. The Interior gripper tape at the waist keeps your polos tucked in throughout the round. ($85)
The Nike 3-D Engineered Half-Zip is one of our favorite pieces from Nike this season. The half-zip provides comfort and enhanced airflow in cooler conditions on the course with stretch Therma-FIT fabric, a brushed interior and mesh insets. The Rib mock neck zips up to the chin to provide great
coverage, Brushed interior provides warmth and comfort, and Mesh insets at sleeves and sides enhance breath-ability. ($125)
The Nike Lunar Control 4 Shoes delivers superb cushioning, support and stability. A waterproof microfiber upper provides lightweight comfort and lasting durability. They feature Full-length Lunarlon cushioning is springy and responsive without sacrificing ground feel for total comfort and a carbon fiber and TPU shank to provide lightweight stability. ($170)
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