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As best I can tell, there hasn't been much talk about sunglasses other than in a generic sense or a brand mention here or there. But if you're putting something over your eyes, let's spend a little more time thinking about how they'll affect our play.

So what's your take?

Sunglasses or no? Polarized or not? Pink/rose lenses? Brown? Grey? Bottom edge on your frame or open?

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I never wear them while I'm playing, but I have to have them when I'm not. I'd like to know what the ones are that Mickelson started rockin'

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I wear Tifosi polarized whenever I leave the house and it is sunny. I get headaches when I don't wear sunglasses and it is too bright out.

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I have Oakley Prizm for golfing, and I bought the Goodr brand golf sunglasses to try as well. The Goodr give me the sensation that the ground under the ball has bulged-up a bit. Sort of weird. I only use the Oakleys when I choose to wear glasses when I play, which isn’t every round...

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51 minutes ago, blackngold_blood said:

I wear Tifosi polarized whenever I leave the house and it is sunny. I get headaches when I don't wear sunglasses and it is too bright out.

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I also have 3 pairs Tifosi and for the price, can't go wrong. I haven't used them lately cause I just got too lazy to wear contacts and now I have clip-ons in my prescription glasses.

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I'm a self admitted sunglass hoe, but I have toned it down in recent years.  I've owned way too many of the usual brands (Oakley, Rayban, Persol, etc.) but the pair that I keep reaching for are Oakleys.   Sliver frames with Prizm Daily Polarized are my go to for day to day.  When it comes to the golf course I switch over to Prizm Golf Dark lenses for spring-summer and regular Prizm Golf lenses for the late fall through the winter.  All are full frames and the golf lenses aren't polarized.  Both golf lenses are a pink base and the daily polarized are a grey base with what seems like a purple hue mixed in.

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I'm a bit of a sunnies snob. Many, many years ago started with Ray-Ban. Then about 20 years ago I switched to Revo and that's all I'll wear for every day use at the moment. I'm currently wearing the Outlanders...same as these.

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For golf I too have discovered Tifosi. I bought a pair of the Seek FC with the Enliven lenses and really like them.

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Oakley prizm dark for me on every round. If it is cloudy I will put on the regular golf prizm. Everyday wear I cycle between Oakley and Ray ban. 

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3 hours ago, PMookie said:

I have Oakley Prizm for golfing, and I bought the Goodr brand golf sunglasses to try as well. The Goodr give me the sensation that the ground under the ball has bulged-up a bit. Sort of weird. I only use the Oakleys when I choose to wear glasses when I play, which isn’t every round...

I had been eyeing (bazinga) the Goodr glasses as well. A lot of my runner friends love them for running (and for $25...) but I wasn't sure about for golf.

I've got a pair of Oakley TwoFace's with polarized lenses and I wear them most rounds, but there's not enough contrast for me to follow the ball off the clubface. Haven't noticed any issues reading greens, but I mostly play Bermuda, so good luck reading that anyways...

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I use the oakely prizm dark lenses in the oakley crossrange frames and really enjoy them. I dont typically wear them when I play as I am not used to playing in lenses, but I regularly wear them on the range and they are excellent. Just havent gotten up the courage to wear sunglass during a normal round of golf

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I purchased a pair of Oakley Prizm golf sunglasses over the winter.  Wore them for awhile early in the season but did not like them.  Even the light lenses  did not allow me to follow the ball in the air.

I recently got a pair of Vuarnet sunglasses with a yellow lense and tried them out for a round last Saturday.  By far the best sunglasses I have worn for golf.  Easy to follow ball in the air and no issues reading greens with them on.  Not what I planned on using them for but will stay in my golf bag for now.

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I have a problem with losing or breaking sunglasses somehow. So after breaking my first pair of Raybans, I decided I'm going cheap for now on. I wanted a cheap pair that keeps snug on my face and is polarized. I stumbled across Goodr sunglasses in a running store for $25 and decided to try them out. I have loved them and definitely suggest them if you are looking for something cheap. You can get different color lenses/frame that fit your style. 

https://goodr.com/

 

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I typically wear my RX Costas (polarized) when I play, but after hearing Sir Nick's comments regarding Phil wearing glasses when he plays, I've been trying to play more without mine.

Sir Nick said wearing polarized glasses can affect a player's ability to read greens. Incidentally, I had my best putting round without wearing sunglasses. Who knows.

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I wear glasses, so I had to buy prescription sunglasses.  I have Costa's and absolutely love them.  I have a brown lens in mine so as the sun starts to set, I can still see everything quite well. 

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42 minutes ago, ballplayer002003 said:

I wear glasses, so I had to buy prescription sunglasses.  I have Costa's and absolutely love them.  I have a brown lens in mine so as the sun starts to set, I can still see everything quite well. 

This is basically exactly what my neighbor has done and he can wear his brown lenses almost all the way to dusk. Meanwhile, unless it's an ultra-bright day and/or I'm hitting directly into the sun, I have trouble tracking shots with my black polarized lenses

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15 minutes ago, greggarner said:

This is basically exactly what my neighbor has done and he can wear his brown lenses almost all the way to dusk. Meanwhile, unless it's an ultra-bright day and/or I'm hitting directly into the sun, I have trouble tracking shots with my black polarized lenses

I had a pair of Oakley Oil Can's with the brown lens and it worked so well when I got the Costa's they had the same option.  I would highly recommend it.  I just hate carrying  my regular pair of glasses with me onto the course so if I go into the clubhouse to eat, I'm the jackass still wearing sunglasses inside, but it's because they are prescription.

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I have prescription glasses with progressive lenses.  I have been wearing Wiley-X prescriptions for over 10 years....Currently on my 3rd frame.  I panic if I leave them at home, so I keep them in my golf bag.  I have tried putting without them and I seem to get little mounds between my ball and the cup, whereas, the progressive lenses seem to straighten the green out.

 

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I have a pair of Oakley Flak Jacket XLS that have their Prizm golf lenses in them....I love them, to me it helps with depth perception


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If its super sunny I'll wear sun glasses, have a pair of Oakley flak jackets. It has to be polarized, makes 100% difference in my opinion. 

For anytime sunglasses, I absolutely love these cheap polarized amazon ones from a brand called Merry's. Surprisingly good quality for 12 bucks.

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