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What are the best color lenses for golf overall? Go...and thanks in advance for your posts.

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27 minutes ago, iacas said:

Oakley's recommended glasses for golf are pinkish in tint.

 

Thanks Iacas.

Yes, I just got back from the Oakley store and got the Prizm lenses. Very happy with them. Can't wait until it greens up around here.

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I have some polarized brown lenses that I wear exclusively for golf.   These allow me have better depth perception than my darker lenses.  

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6 hours ago, rmenary said:

 

Thanks Iacas.

Yes, I just got back from the Oakley store and got the Prizm lenses. Very happy with them. Can't wait until it greens up around here.

I also LOVE the Oakley Prizm lenses.  I've used Oakleys for something like 7 years now.  Nothing else comes close.

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I was playing in a local charity tournament several years ago. At one point there was a pretty good "heated conversation" between to guys about if a pair of sunglasses that were specific to golf were legal or not. One guy was wearing a pair that supposedly were "golf specific". They looked like regular sunglasses to me. 

I did not pay much attention to the issue at the time, because it did not have anything to do with me. What I was really thinking was why anyone would care at a charity event? I found out later there was a rule against wearing a certain type of sunglasses for golf. 

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1 hour ago, Patch said:

I was playing in a local charity tournament several years ago. At one point there was a pretty good "heated conversation" between to guys about if a pair of sunglasses that were specific to golf were legal or not. One guy was wearing a pair that supposedly were "golf specific". They looked like regular sunglasses to me. 

I did not pay much attention to the issue at the time, because it did not have anything to do with me. What I was really thinking was why anyone would care at a charity event? I found out later there was a rule against wearing a certain type of sunglasses for golf. 

I didn't realize any type of sunglasses were illegal.     After a Google search, I'm still uncertain.

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8 minutes ago, dennyjones said:

I didn't realize any type of sunglasses were illegal.     After a Google search, I'm still uncertain.

I would think if the sunglasses violated rule 14-3 in some way they would be illegal. I wear glasses that darken when I am out side, so I never really thought much about sunglasses. 

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13 hours ago, dennyjones said:

I have some polarized brown lenses that I wear exclusively for golf.   These allow me have better depth perception than my darker lenses.  

Based on my research and also clarified at Oakley yesterday, polarized glasses are not conducive to golf.

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35 minutes ago, rmenary said:

Based on my research and also clarified at Oakley yesterday, polarized glasses are not conducive to golf.

Hmmm...now I have an excuse for my bad putting the last few years....

http://prescriptiongolfglasses.com/polarized-lenses-for-golf/

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4 hours ago, rmenary said:

Based on my research and also clarified at Oakley yesterday, polarized glasses are not conducive to golf.

They might not be for everyone but my prescription polarized glasses are significantly better for me.   Without the polarized sunglasses, my eyes are burning and tired after a round when the sun is shining.    My polarized sunglasses make golf easier for me.  

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On 3/4/2017 at 11:46 AM, Valleygolfer said:

Hmmm...now I have an excuse for my bad putting the last few years....

http://prescriptiongolfglasses.com/polarized-lenses-for-golf/

Or an excuse with the Mrs to get a new pair. ;)

On 3/4/2017 at 9:03 AM, Patch said:

I was playing in a local charity tournament several years ago. At one point there was a pretty good "heated conversation" between to guys about if a pair of sunglasses that were specific to golf were legal or not. One guy was wearing a pair that supposedly were "golf specific". They looked like regular sunglasses to me. 

I did not pay much attention to the issue at the time, because it did not have anything to do with me. What I was really thinking was why anyone would care at a charity event? I found out later there was a rule against wearing a certain type of sunglasses for golf. 

What was that brand of sunglasses?

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2 hours ago, rmenary said:

Or an excuse with the Mrs to get a new pair. ;)

What was that brand of sunglasses?

 

2 hours ago, rmenary said:

Or an excuse with the Mrs to get a new pair. ;)

What was that brand of sunglasses?

I don't know. Like I posted, that was several years ago, and I did not pay much attention to their dicussion.

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35 minutes ago, Valleygolfer said:

Excuse for you? Or me? I just buy stuff...

Me too...

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On 3/4/2017 at 11:13 AM, rmenary said:

Based on my research and also clarified at Oakley yesterday, polarized glasses are not conducive to golf.

Polarized are fine. They just reduce glare off wet surfaces.

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