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What does everyone think of the new "Blade" collar that Nike has come out with?  It looks intriguing, to say the least.  Rory has been wearing it for about a month now on some of his shirts.

 

I'm thinking about ordering one and seeing how I like it.

 

http://news.nike.com/news/new-nike-golf-polos

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So far I am not a fan. Probably it is targeted at demographic younger than me, but I think it looks like he is wearing a regular shirt with something wrong with its collar. 

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8 hours ago, tigerrag said:

What does everyone think of the new "Blade" collar that Nike has come out with?  It looks intriguing, to say the least.  Rory has been wearing it for about a month now on some of his shirts.

 

I'm thinking about ordering one and seeing how I like it.

 

http://news.nike.com/news/new-nike-golf-polos

5NikeStyle-847-Handout.jpgTo me it looks not like a collar but some strange appendage,

 

 

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I like the look of it, but I'm not convinced it would be very comfortable.  It almost seems like it'd feel like a mock turtleneck.

It's also $90.

For that price, there are some REALLY nice polo shirts by "premium" companies like Maide Golf.

 

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10 minutes ago, Hardspoon said:

I like the look of it, but I'm not convinced it would be very comfortable.  It almost seems like it'd feel like a mock turtleneck.

It's also $90.

For that price, there are some REALLY nice polo shirts by "premium" companies like Maide Golf.

 

I'd hate to admit how many multiple shirts I can  buy for  $90. Also I don't want to dress that nice. People will expect to much off the tee. :cry:

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3 minutes ago, gregsandiego said:

I'd hate to admit how many multiple shirts I can  buy for  $90. Also I don't want to dress that nice. People will expect to much off the tee. :cry:

For me, it is precisely 3.01003.  ;-)

(I get my golf shirts at Uniqlo for $29.90/each)

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10 hours ago, gregsandiego said:

5NikeStyle-847-Handout.jpgTo me it looks not like a collar but some strange appendage,

 

 

That one is actually the "roll" collar, but looks very similar to the blade.  The difference is the "roll collar" folds over, almost like a shawl collar, where as the blade does not.

I placed an order for the $80 blade polo.  We will see when I get it in how I like it.  Hopefully it'll be pretty sweet, otherwise it goes right back to Nike.

9 hours ago, Hardspoon said:

For me, it is precisely 3.01003.  ;-)

(I get my golf shirts at Uniqlo for $29.90/each)

I had never heard of that site before, but just checked it out, and ut oh.  You may have me hooked.  I really like some of their styles.

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10 hours ago, Hardspoon said:

For me, it is precisely 3.01003.  ;-)

(I get my golf shirts at Uniqlo for $29.90/each)

Looks like an interesting store.  I never heard of them until your post. stores_page_join_us

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Just a quick update, I received my blade collar polo a few weeks ago, and absolutely love it.  I like it even more than I thought I would.  It fits great, and the collar ads something subtly different.  I'll be honest, if they weren't $80-$90 a pop I would buy 1 or 2 more.  For now, just the one will have to do.

 

If these don't sell as Nike hoped I might be able to score a few on sale in a few months.

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On April 25, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Hardspoon said:

For me, it is precisely 3.01003.  ;-)

(I get my golf shirts at Uniqlo for $29.90/each)

I get mine at Ross and Burlington Coat Factory. Usually are PGA Golf shirts, Greg Norman, Izod, and even Nike golf shirts for anything from $14.99 to about $22.99. If a golf shirt is priced at $24.99 I say to myself "you're crazy" and put it back on the rack. I do have one  Footjoy golf shirt with my home course name and emblem on it but that was a Christmas present. 

38 minutes ago, tigerrag said:

Just a quick update, I received my blade collar polo a few weeks ago, and absolutely love it.  I like it even more than I thought I would.  It fits great, and the collar ads something subtly different.  I'll be honest, if they weren't $80-$90 a pop I would buy 1 or 2 more.  For now, just the one will have to do.

 

If these don't sell as Nike hoped I might be able to score a few on sale in a few months.

As just stated. In a year or two you will be able to get last seasons in Ross or Marshall's etc for less than half price. You may not be as cool as the guy with the current seasons shirt but you will be cooler than popped collar guy...:-P

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It's basically a mock collar with a split in the front. Dress shirts with these kind of collars have been around for ages. I like it, but not running to buy it.

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12 minutes ago, nevets88 said:

It's basically a mock collar with a split in the front. Dress shirts with these kind of collars have been around for ages. I like it, but not running to buy it.

Yup. It's also called a banded collared shirt. Looks close enough to me anyway. 

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Looks like the kind of shirts that a cook working in the kitchen wears...

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5 hours ago, Groucho Valentine said:

I think its silly. Is it a golf shirt or a bath robe? 

TTH

Huh?  I fail to see the bath robe resemblance?  Maybe you were referring to the picture with the "roll" collar above. 

 

This is the blade collar polo.

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