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Golf Sunglasses - Under Armour Tuned or Something Else?

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Okay there are a hundred other threads out there about golf sunglasses. But I'm starting a new one anyway. My son broke the golf sunglasses I literally had for almost 10 years. 

I am right now planning on buying a pair of Under Armour "Tuned" golf sunglasses. Price to quality to optics I feel they are really good. 
What do you all think?
Do you have any experience with the Under Armour "Tuned"?
Would you recommend something else? Why?

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I recommend Oakleys with the Prizm lens, but… they also tend to run $50+ more than the UA's you're considering.

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4 minutes ago, iacas said:

I recommend Oakleys with the Prizm lens, but… they also tend to run $50+ more than the UA's you're considering.

Do you use these as your everyday sunglasses as well? Or just when you golf? I had some at one time that were polarized and loved them, but my wife drove off with them on the back of her car one day and I never found them. I've been debating on getting another pair.

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Just now, TN94z said:

Do you use these as your everyday sunglasses as well? Or just when you golf? I had some at one time that were polarized and loved them, but my wife drove off with them on the back of her car one day and I never found them. I've been debating on getting another pair.

I wear glasses so no, I just use them when I'm outdoors for an extended period - teaching, playing, watching Natalie…

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5 hours ago, iacas said:

I recommend Oakleys with the Prizm lens, but… they also tend to run $50+ more than the UA's you're considering.

^^^ This ^^^

I wear mine strictly for golf.  They stay in my bag.  

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I use Oakley for golf as well, but i prefer the thinlink frames instead of the flak jacket type i see most in golf. I think they're a little lighter and less intrusive on my face. I often wear them the entire round. Im actually not a fan Oakleys spec golf prizm lens, they make everything too bright and pink to me. I prefer their darker prizm Lens. I think they market it for runners or something. 

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18 hours ago, David in FL said:

I wear mine strictly for golf.  They stay in my bag

I just upgraded my sunglasses. I went with Oakley and their golf specific lens.

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Lowes makes some nice UV protection safety glasses that look just as good as expensive sun glasses but only cost $18 or so

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16 minutes ago, Farangster said:

Lowes makes some nice UV protection safety glasses that look just as good as expensive sun glasses but only cost $18 or so

I've gone through many pairs of tinted safety glasses. The finish scuffs, scratches, and just kind of smears off easily. They get blurry over a short period of time and gives me a headache using them.

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The Prizm lenses come in both polarized and non polarized

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Before I had cataracts removed, and when I work glasses all the time, I got a pair of sun glasses from my optometrist called Cocoons.  Wrapped tightly around my glasses and even shaded around the sides.  Came in various darkness considerations.  Really helped a lot before my eyes cleared after surgery.  This is a suggestion for those who must wear glasses for vision.  Cheaper than buying new shades when prescription changes.

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8 hours ago, colin007 said:

The Prizm lenses come in both polarized and non polarized

I second Oakley Prizm lenses. I have prescription ones. They are not too dark and work great for finding the ball down range.

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Okay, I thought I should circle back on this thread. Yes, I did end up getting the Under Armour “Tuned” Golf Glasses. I chose them over the Oakey Prizm Glasses for 3 reasons:

1 – As @iacas mentioned they are 50 dollars cheaper than Oakley Prizms.

2 – Everyone and their cat has Oakley Prizms…. I like to go with something a little unique. Although the Under Armour product is by no means rare.

3 – Okay this one is probably unique to me. I like to play an orange golf ball. IMO, The UA tuned is a little better at picking out the orange ball in the sky than the prizm. If I normally used a white ball, I may have made a different decision.

 

My review of UA tuned glasses.

  • ·       They are great. I can’t think of a downside.
  • ·       Lightweight and comfortable.

  • ·       The ball is clear as can be in the sky and on the ground.

  • ·       They came with a wicked awesome, supper solid, really protective case. I can confidently keep these in my golf bag in the case without fear of them getting smashed.

Here’s a photo of me, from about 2 wees ago, wearing them on the course. Bonus points for anyone who can identify the course I’m playing here. (Hint: It ain't in Ohio.)

 

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same here for the Oakley flak jacket 2.0 w the Prizm lenses.  Excellent picture and really enhances greens when reading for a putt.  Love them 

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