The Best New Waterproof Trousers of 2017
Keeping dry in the wet weather can be the key to a good round. To help you get the most on the course during inclement weather, we've created this handy 2017 waterproof trouser guide including the FootJoy DryJoy Tour XP, the Mizuno Pro Rain Pant, the PING Frontier, the PUMA Storm Pant and the Under Armour AW16 Storm3 Pant.
FootJoy DryJoy Tour XP
The new FootJoy DryJoy Tour XP waterproof pant has been put through intensive testing by numerous European Tour players including Gregory Bourdy and Brett Rumford. The garment is 100% polyester and features a 3-layer bonded fabric that reduces weight and improves mobility.
The extra breathable waterproof barrier also includes a super soft brushed tricot liner and the there are protected, waterproof pockets for you hands, scorecard, glove and wallet, allowing you access without exposure to the elements. The seam is sealed to provide 100% waterproof and breathable properties. Finally, the waterproof trousers can withstand 20,000mm of water column pressure.
Mizuno Pro Rain Pant
The Mizuno Pro Rain Pant is argued as the ultimate wet weather over trouser and has been engineered in association with Swiss fabric innovator Schoeller, the recognised leader in the production of stretchable, breathable waterproofing.
This release from Mizuno features a wipe dry 10,000mm waterproofing with an intelligent membrane that adjusts heat retention based on the conditions. The Mizuno Pro is made from 100% polyester and is available in black.
Learn more about the Mizuno Pro Rain Pant via the Mizuno website here.
The PING Frontier winter range has been Engineered to Play® through the Sensor Platform of performance fabric technologies. The PING Frontier waterproof trousers falls under the Sensor Dry platform.
Key features of this trouser, on top of the Sensor Dry technology, is its stretch properties combined with a breathable, and windproof three layers. The trouser is also fully seamed at the seal and made from 100% polyester.
PUMA Storm Pant
The PUMA Storm Pant allows you to bring breathable and waterproof protection to the golf course and is designed to help you play through those windy and rainy conditions.
Key features of the Storm Pant include its 100% polyester/3 layer knit-membrane and the bio-based wicking finish inner layer. The pant from PUMA has also passed the US rain test thanks to these features on top of the peached back and StormCELL Technology, Force 2.
Learn more on the PUMA website by clicking here.
Under Armour Storm3 Pant
The UA AW16 range features a tiered “Storm” system of water and wind protection, ranging between Storm1 and Storm3. The Storm3 waterproof trouser from Under Armour, believe it or not, sits in the Storm3 category. This means the garment is both waterproof and windproof for maximum protection.
The pant features this technology that repels water without sacrificing breathability as well as fully taped seams and a 20k/20k Waterproof Rating. The Storm3 Pant also features a 2-layer bonded fabric that disperses moisture quickly to dry incredibly fast.
Galvin Green ARN Trouser
Galvin Green have been known for their market-leading waterproofs for well over a decade and it is their constant strive for innovation that sees them keep ahead. Further proof of this arrived with the inclusion of C-Knit in the range. First used in the European Ryder Cup team's waterproof garments has now made its way into the range appearing in the ARN Trouser.
Lightweight and comfortable to wear on the golf course, the ARN Trouser - Full Review - pushes innovation with an attractive design that answers expectations and ticks the boxes.
For more information on the Galvin Green website click here.
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