Ten of the Best: Rain jackets

Waterproof jackets are a must in winter - here are our favourites from 2014

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Mon, 1 Dec 2014
Ten of the Best: Rain jackets

Brand: FootJoy
Name: DryJoys Tour XP Rain Jacket
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Navy/Black/White (pictured), Black with Charcoal & Orange Accents, Slate/Black/Yellow, Black with White
RRP: £200
Website: FootJoy

The FJ DryJoys Tour XP Rain Jacket features a 3-layer bonded fabric that reduces weight and improves mobility, an FJ four-way stretch shell for extreme comfort and range of motion during the swing, an extra breathable waterproof barrier, waterproof hand and scorecard pockets, 20,000mm of Water Column Pressure for maximum protection and a three-year limited waterproof warranty under normal use.

Brand: adidas Golf
Name: ClimaProof Gore-Tex Pac-Lite Rain Jacket
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Bright Royal/Black/Onix (pictured), Black/Black/Onix
RRP: £185
Website: adidas Golf

Designed to pack down small but deliver big protection when needed, the adidas Golf Climaproof Gore-Tex Pac-Lite Rain Jacket keeps you dry and comfortable when things get wet. Made with a breathable, waterproof Gore-Tex lining, the product comes with front zip pockets, full zip with stand-up collar and inner storm flap, raglan sleeves, elastic cuffs and drawcord-adjustable hem.

Brand: PUMA
Name: 1/4 Zip Longsleeve Storm Jacket
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Tubulence (pictured), White, Orange, Black
RRP: £70
Website: Cobra Puma Golf

With water repellent stormCell Force 1 technologies and 1/4 zip that will keep you from overheating; this jacket is the perfect antidote to a grumpy Mother Nature. It comes with dual zip pockets at the waist, an adjustable hem with drawcord, embroidered PUMA cat logo at the left chest and 18-hole logo at the back neck.

Brand: Galvin Green
Name: Adler with Gore-Tex Paclite Technology
Sizes: S-XXXL
Colours: Black/Electric Red/White (pictured), Spicy orange/Gunmetal/White, White/Platinum/Spring Green, Midnight Blue/Electric Red/White, Midnight Blue/Swedish Blue/White, Deep Ocean/Vibrant Yellow/White
RRP: £220
Website: Galvin Green

Galvin Green Adler is a waterproof, half zip jacket featuring Gore-Tex Paclite Technology fabric with stretch function. The Gore-Tex membrane is completely water­proof from the outside and allows moisture to escape from the inside. It comes with smart cuffs with elastic and rubber tab, drawstring for width adjustment, water repellent zippers and tab chest and tab neck.

Brand: Under Armour
Name: ArmourStorm Rain Jacket
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Blue (pictured), Black
RRP: £100
Website: Under Armour

Under Armour’s ArmourStorm Rain Jacket is 100% waterproof and breathable and comes with fully taped seams for a comfortable fit. Cocona fabric disperses moisture quickly to dry incredibly fast, and there is an adjustable hem with bungee cord, secure hand pockets and chest pocket.

Brand: IJP Design
Name: Waterproof Jacket
Sizes: XS-XXL
Colours: Black
RRP: £115
Website: IJP Design

IJP Design’s Waterproof Jacket features a super lightweight technical fabric with stretch for ease of movement. The garment is fully waterproof with taped seams, breathable, comes with a shaped fleece lined collar, elastic hem adjusters, adjustable cuffs and two-year guarantee.

Brand: PING
Name: Altitude Waterproof Golf Jacket
Sizes: S-XXXL
Colours: Black Asphalt
RRP: £145
Website: PING

The new full-zip PING Altitude Waterproof Golf Jacket features zip off sleeves and waterproof zips, four-way stretch lightweight fabric for ease of movement, ultimate breathability, heat welded chest flap, branded zip pocket and scorecard pocket at the back. It comes with a three-year waterproof guarantee.

Check out our review of the new PING Typhoon Waterproof Trousers

Brand: Nike Golf
Name: Storm-FIT
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Action Red (pictured), Cool Grey/Hyper Cobalt, Black/Volt
RRP: £210
Website: Nike Golf

The Nike Storm-FIT Hyperadapt Golf Jacket features a fabric that blocks out wind and rain to help keep you dry and comfortable on the course. Stretch fabric at the shoulders and mesh vents offer plenty of room to move and breathe, while bonded seams provide enhanced protection and mesh vents ensure enhanced breathability.

Brand: Oscar Jacobson
Name: Mickey Tour Jacket
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: Maroon/Black (pictured), Black/Grey
RRP: £200
Website: Oscar Jacobson

Oscar Jacobson’s Mickey Tour Jacket is a waterproof 3-layer functional jacket that comes with a woven fabric with 4-way stretch. A soft jersey inside ensures maximum comfort and the garment is fully taped. A shaped sleeve construction also provides an improved fit.

Brand: ProQuip
Name: 2014 European Ryder Cup Rain Suit
Sizes: S-XXL
Colours: White
RRP: £220
Website: ProQuip

The 2014 European Ryder Cup Team Rain Suit is ProQuip’s best-ever rain suit as it was designed in consultation with European Team captain Paul McGinley. ProQuip designers sourced an exclusive new performance fabric called DX5 which is thicker and warmer whilst retaining its hallmark properties of lightness, quietness and softness. To purchase the item and other 2014 European Ryder Cup apparel, click here.