Golf and Men's Fashion: A Retrospective

This weekend Houston is going to be graced with some of the game's biggest names when Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino compete in "The Greats of Golf" competition at The Woodlands Tournament Course on Saturday, May 5, during the Insperity Championship tournament. This foursome represents the living history of the modern golf game, and Houston-area golf fans won't want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these players on the course together.

Golf was a big deal in my family. My grandfather Lester (or "Lec" to his friends) loved to golf, and passed that love down to his sons and his grandchildren. While I didn't take up the game until later in life, the tradition continued with me in a less-athletic way -- the fashion of golf. I always loved the preppy look of the pastel golf shirt, the quirky mix of patterns and colors, and the occasional tartan hat or vest. While my grandfather was cheering on great shots off the tee, I was watching to see who would most successfully pair plaid with stripes.

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Christina Uticone