A good golf glove can be as key as the best clubs. Image Credit: AFP

OK. Clubs, balls, shoes all sorted? Now comes the tricky part — a little bit of fashion and a whole lot of help.

Once you’ve the basics, you will find that gloves are an important accessory. They are necessary to help you grip the club better and also guard against potential blisters. As long as the glove fits — the rest is easy. Never go for a fashion statement that will be tearing your hands to shreds after six holes — and sometimes cheaper can be better, as they do not forsake look for branding.

However, if you are looking to buy branded gloves they could cost you a bit more than you expected. At the end of the day, gloves are an investment as you will be wearing them for a long time and they will become part of you during the game.