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I like the PING logo hat Kirk has been sporting of late, but I'll be dang if I can find a source. The design of this hat is different than many soft wide brims and I think I could make it work.  I wish I could reach out to Kirk and ask him.  Perhaps they are specially made for him by PING?  I've seen him wear the white, tan, and black.  

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Maybe if we can get enough of us on here to request one, we could get PING to make some?!

Not sure if I would wear one, but I’ll cast a vote in favor for them to bring them to retail.

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Did some searches,  seems to be a tour only item based on what they tell people when the contact Ping.   it is called a Boonie hat;   if you were more brand agnostic,  I found one with a Titleist logo.   

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5 minutes ago, Shankster said:

Maybe if we can get enough of us on here to request one, we could get PING to make some?!

Not sure if I would wear one, but I’ll cast a vote in favor for them to bring them to retail.

One would think they would offer them to the open market.  I'm kind of surprised I cannot find it.  With growing emphasis on protecting our largest organ from the sun, it would seem a great market.  Almost as good would be this hat offered with the MGS logo 👍.  

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Just now, cnosil said:

Did some searches,  seems to be a tour only item based on what they tell people when the contact Ping.   it is called a Boonie hat;   if you were more brand agnostic,  I found one with a Titleist logo.   

I've seen a couple "boonie" hats with other logos (even PING), but not the same shape. 

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Tilley makes a nice hat which serves this purpose. I have one. It is great. Packs well. Washable. Looks good. 

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Tilley makes a nice hat which serves this purpose. I have one. It is great. Packs well. Washable. Looks good. 

Tilley are great hats and very similar but not the same as Triplets. I have 2 Tilleys original hats and 2 that are Tilley knockoffs.


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Tilley are great hats and very similar but not the same as Triplets. I have 2 Tilleys original hats and 2 that are Tilley knockoffs.


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Oddly enough I found the Tilley hats while looking for the “Triplett” hat. Still haven’t seen one in the wild.


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I'm surprised that these hats aren't more popular in the US. My dermatologist says that the tops of the ears are a critical area since people often forget to put sunscreen on them. And since most golfers use baseball caps it makes for a common skin cancer area.  

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I'm surprised that these hats aren't more popular in the US. My dermatologist says that the tops of the ears are a critical area since people often forget to put sunscreen on them. And since most golfers use baseball caps it makes for a common skin cancer area.  

I never considered a hat of this style until we moved to FL and SWMBO kinda “suggested” I get one. Sun is on you 11 1/2 months of the year.


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I use a a Tilley hemp hat. Love how it feels, but don’t like the floppy brim. Does anyone know it this one has a stiffer brim?

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If you want a similar hat with a stiff brim, here’s your answer - brim is rock solid in front. I have one and it’s outstanding for golf, boating, and many other activities. Several styles, colors and sizes - I have a Sand Dune (light tan) Seahawk. Expensive but less than a Tilley (I used to have a Tilley, the Shelta is far better for active outdoors IME).

https://www.sheltahats.com

 

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If you want a similar hat with a stiff brim, here’s your answer - brim is rock solid in front. I have one and it’s outstanding for golf, boating, and many other activities. Several styles, colors and sizes - I have a Sand Dune (light tan) Seahawk. Expensive but less than a Tilley.
https://www.sheltahats.com
 
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I’ve seen them advertised and look good.


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I use a a Tilley hemp hat. Love how it feels, but don’t like the floppy brim. Does anyone know it this one has a stiffer brim?

Tilley has a ton of hats available. Theres a store nearby that stock Tilleys and they many different styles. Some brims are stiffer, smaller, bigger etc.


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1 hour ago, Rickp said:


Tilley has a ton of hats available. Theres a store nearby that stock Tilleys and they many different styles. Some brims are stiffer, smaller, bigger etc.


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Having owned both including two Tilleys, there’s no comparison between a Shelta vs a Tilley if you want a brim that won’t flop in your face no matter what (wind or other). The Shelta is far superior.

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Now if we can only find the elusive Triplett Ping hat


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Interestingly I was watching the Bermuda Tour today and one of the caddies had a Kirk hat with a Valspar logo on it. Prior to this thread I didn't pay much attention to the different hats.


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Joel Dahmen wear a similar hat.  He is a cancer survivor, and I believe he wears an Imperial hat.

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Here's the link...

https://www.imperialsports.com/product/wssea-seabird-sport-sun-protection-hat/

 

 

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All I wear are bucket hats..I"m a bit of a connissuer.  I have a couple favorites...the one I got from Bettinardi (which is made by imperial), a UA Cold Black and one from William Murray Golf.....they are comfortable and great for golf

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