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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Quote Originally Posted by TheJezster View Post
    Jesus Christ they're nearly 40 quid a pair!!!! Why on earth would anyone spend that much on a pair of socks!!??
    Strangely I never think that when I come off the course in mid winter with warm and dry feet
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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Quote Originally Posted by ArnoldArmChewer View Post
    Strangely I never think that when I come off the course in mid winter with warm and dry feet
    Yep - Had a pair of Sealskinz for the last 2 years, good investment, warm and dry feet in any golf shoe, regardless of how waterproof the shoe has become.

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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Both sealskins and dexshell are very good, my advice you might need to size up your shoes as there pretty hefty / bulky 👍
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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Quote Originally Posted by HankMarvin View Post
    Join a Links course to play over the winter, you won't need waterproof socks.

    Never had a problem with a good pair of shoes and short grass.
    Thanks but unfortunately it's 2 hours or so to the nearest links, besides which half my time's spent in the long grass which still gets wet

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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Sone good advice on here, thanks guys... seems a worthwhile investment as I've found in the past that even with good waterproof shoes that water still comes in over the top etc 👍👍

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    Re: Waterproof socks

    After all the positive reviews/recommendations (thanks) I bit the bullet and bought some Sealskinz

    Picked them up for 21 from Go Outdoors (still priced up at 35 in store)

    First thoughts are... Wow, they're super comfortable and warm

    The real test will be out on the course this weekend after all the rain 👍

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    Re: Waterproof socks

    New to the forum, but I have used sealskinz for around 5 years and swear by them!

    On course in rough they are superb!
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    Re: Waterproof socks

    i have a pair somewhere i bought for Mountain biking about 17 years ago. I have to say i didn't like them at the time felt very thick and stiff. are they still like this?

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    Re: Waterproof socks

    yes, still nice and thick. But I do believe you can buy a thinner pair now that are equally as waterproof!
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    Re: Waterproof socks

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
    i have a pair somewhere i bought for Mountain biking about 17 years ago. I have to say i didn't like them at the time felt very thick and stiff. are they still like this?
    Mine are like this, bought them earlier this year. I wonder if they could stand up on their own.......I don't mind that on cold days, winter golf will be a breeze, but on a wet summers day I would sometimes accept wet feet from normal socks rather than overheat in these. I need to find an actual shop that sells them rather than online and see if I can find a thinner version for warmer, but wet, weather.

    I would add, they have worked brilliantly for me including in some very thick and wet rough. I no longer dread the walk into somping grass knowing the inevitable wet feet that will follow no longer happens.
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