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A few weeks ago I received some apparel samples from Carnoustie Sportswear to try out.  The 1/4 zip Mackenzie Pullover and the Multi-Stripe Performance Polo were the two products they sent me.  Carnoustie apparel is known for it’s stylish features both on and off the course and I was eager to put these pieces to the test.

Mackenzie Pullover

Carnoustie prides itself on the fact that it has created a collection of outerwear that can be worn all year long.  The Mackenzie Collection offers 3 different styles:  a 1/4 zip long sleeve pullover, a 1/4 zip vest and a full zip vest.  The 1/4 zip long sleeve pullover is extremely lightweight and comfortable.  I normally don’t like to wear long sleeves when I’m practicing or out on the golf course, but I was very impressed with the breathability of the unbrushed cotton material used in this piece.  I was able to stay cool and comfortable throughout my entire practice session.  Another great feature about this pullover is that I can wear it off the course and not feel like I’m going to stick out like a sore thumb.  It comes in a variety of colours to suit every taste.  For me, comfort and playability are two features I look for when choosing my golf apparel.  The Mackenzie Pullover fits both requirements and doesn’t break the bank.  The 1/4 zip long sleeve pullover retails for around $80 and is well worth it!

Multi-Stripe Performance Polo

Carnoustie has taken a firm stance in admitting that not all performance fabric is created equally.  Their aim is to differentiate themselves from the competition with their polyester/lycra blended performance knit polo.  I must say that I was very impressed with how comfortable this polo is and it has a more traditional look to it.  Again, Carnoustie has done very well in terms of breathability.  Not once did I feel too warm or sweaty during my practice session while wearing this polo.  In addition, I never had to worry about the sleeve getting snagged or stuck while making a swing.  The less I have to worry about in terms of my apparel, the more I can focus on the task at hand and making a good swing.  With a wide variety of colour combinations to choose from, you’re sure to find one that’s right for you.  The multi-stripe performance polo retails for around $88 which puts it in the higher end of the spectrum.

If you’re looking for a company that provides you with high-quality apparel with the comfort and playability to look your best both on and off the golf course, look no further than Carnoustie Sportswear.

About Carnoustie

Founded over 20 years ago, Carnoustie has become a recognized maker of some of the finest golf apparel available today.  Fine fabrications, outstanding workmanship and timeless, elegant styling combine to create an exceptional collection of sportswear.


rahimMy blog is designed to provide my readers with golf tips and drills that will help you improve your game so you can get out on the golf course, enjoy the game more and, ultimately, shoot your best scores. I'll also be providing reviews of golf clubs, equipment, apparel and training aids so that you can make an informed decision when shopping around. Feel free to post comments and contact me directly if you have any questions about anything related to golf or my blog posts.
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