Play It Fore-ward!

From the clubs you swing to the outfit you wear, here are some suggestions on taking your game to a new level

Michelle Roe Shopping


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Titleist Vokey Design SM5 wedges and Scotty Cameron Newport and Newport 2 Dual Balance putters. Right, top: FootJoy Contour Casual shoe. Right, bottom: Black Clover Premium Clover 1 cap.

The PGA West Tournament Pro Shop in La Quinta has you covered literally and figuratively with top-of-the-line Titleist and Scotty Cameron clubs available in a variety of lofts, grinds, and bounces. Get a foot grip with lightweight, spikeless outsole shoes by FootJoy’s Contour Casual that enhance comfort and give you no excuse to whine about having to walk between the cart and the tee. Top it off  with a Black Clover cap that cools off with wicking technology.

56150 PGA Blvd., La Quinta. 760-564-7101; 

Wet and Dry

Lumpy’s meets the needs of both conservative and avant garde players. Paint your fashion palette in a range of bold colors and temperature-regulating lux tech fabric in a variety of brands. Check out CHASE54’s DryFUZE moisture-wicking apparel, and, when it’s cold, the line’s ClimaFUZE gear.

72769 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage. 760-321-2437; 46630 Washington St., La Quinta. 760-346-8768;

Eye Do

Flak 2.0 XL polished black sunglasses with Prizm Trail  lens.

The sun is not your friend. But Oakley sunglasses are. The line’s Prizm technology adjusts to changing light conditions, and the lenses are interchangeable.

Oakley Vault at Cabazon Outlets, 48750 Seminole Drive, Suite 124, Cabazon. 951-922-1383;




Double Duty

Not too many sports can be played well in a skirt, but golf isn’t among them. We like Checkmate’s clever patterns and performance fabrics that move gracefully from the tee to the tea party. A wide range of ready-to-wear outfits (including golf dresses) are available at Pete Carlson’s Golf & Tennis.

73741 Highway 111, Palm Desert. 760-568-3263;

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