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Golf Gloves Market

Golf Gloves Market

Golf Gloves Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking: Global Market insights 2017 to 2022

Golf Gloves Market
  • Aug-2017
  • List of Tables : 236
  • List of Figures : 78
  • 170 Pages
  • Sports


A golfer has many golf accessories, one such accessory is the golf glove. The golf glove offers several benefits such as warmth, grip, avoid blisters or callous while playing as well as avoid getting affected due to climatic conditions.

The rising number of golf people of golfers is one of the major aspects driving the global golf gloves market. Also, growing popularity of the game is complementary to the number of golfers opting golf as their career, which indirectly is contributing to the growth of the market.

The rising number of golf courses on a global scale, several developments and innovations in the production of the fabric used in the gloves production, rising awareness among the golfers regarding protection of palm and fingers against blisters and protection from external agents, for example heat, is driving the growth of the global golf gloves market.

Various types of gloves are available made from different material such as leather, synthetic material, thermal gloves etc.

The rising popularity of the all-weather golf gloves is also contributing to the growth of the global market.

Keeping professional angle on one side, even rich people and businessmen are involving themselves in this sport, basically owing to overflow of disposable income and this is fuelling the growth of the golf sport as well as the global golf gloves market.

However, few aspects might pose a restraint to the growth of the market, for example the pricing of the golf gloves, low preference of golf gloves among amateur golfers and availability of the clone versions of the golf gloves which are comparatively cheaper than the original gloves.

North America shows higher market attractiveness and is favorable for the golf gloves market.

Golf sport is played with a golf ball and a golf club on an extremely wide area called the golf course which has a random series of holes in which the ball needs to be out with the help of club by swinging it. Golf gloves are one of the accessories which a golfer uses.

These gloves have several benefits such as warmth, protection from external agents such as cold and extreme heat, better grip, protection from blisters on palm and fingers, controlling sweat which stops the golf club from slipping, and an overall better feel while playing.

These gloves come in different material, such as leather, synthetics, all-weather material and thermal gloves.

According to Fact.MR’s research report on the global golf gloves market, the market is anticipated to reach a value nearing US$ 200 Mn by 2022 reflecting a moderate CAGR during the forecasted period of 2017-2022.

Direct to Consumer Brand Outlet Ties with Third Party Online Channel

The direct to consumer brand outlet segment and third party online channel segment by sales channel are expected to grow at the same growth rate, yet higher than other segments. The direct to consumer online channel segment by sales channel comes second in line as far as growth speed in concerned.

However, there is difference between the market shares of direct to consumer brand outlet segment, third party online channel segment and direct to consumer online channel segment, with direct to consumer brand outlet segment with comparatively higher market share by revenue as of 2017.

The modern trade channels segment witnesses highest market share of 23.1% in 2017 and this trend is poised to continue over the period of forecast of 2017 to 2022.

Hybrid to Surpass in all Terms

The hybrid golf gloves segment by material type is expected to surpass other segments by material type with respect to growth rate as well as market share.

The hybrid segment is anticipated to grow at a moderate growth rate, higher as compared to other segments and poised to register a CAGR of 4.3% during the period of forecast.

This segment also expected to enjoy a gain in the BPS by the end of 2022 as well as a higher market share by revenue. The leather golf gloves segment is second in line, following hybrid segment, and experiences a moderate market share.

Individual Segment by Buyer Type Shows Dominance

The individual segment by buyer type reflects higher market share as of 2017 with a higher growth rate and is expected to reach a CAGR of 4.3% throughout the period of forecast.

This trend is expected to continue over the entire period of forecast of 2017 to 2022, thereby reflecting dominance in the global golf gloves market by buyer type.

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North America at the Apex in the Global Market

North America region is expected to show higher market attractiveness index and is considered to be the most lucrative market. This region is expected to dominate the global golf gloves market in terms of revenue share and growing at a moderate growth rate.

The Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region is anticipated to be the fastest growing region, yet has a lower market share by revenue as compared to North America.

The main cause of APEJ to rise in this market is attributed towards the increasing disposable income and more riches opting for golf as a recreational sport and also intend to take care of their palm and fingers which could develop blisters, thereby contributing to the fast growth rate of golf gloves in the APEJ region.

Competition Tracking

The report also profiles companies that are expected to remain active in the expansion of the global golf gloves market through 2022, which include

  • Callaway Golf Company
  • Acushnet Holdings Corp.
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Mizuno Corporation
  • NIKE Inc.
  • Adidas AG
  • Amer Sports Corporation
  • 3M Company.      

An Adaptive Approach to Modern-day Research Needs

Market Taxonomy

Material Type

  • Leather Golf Gloves
  • Synthetic Golf Gloves
  • Hybrid Golf Gloves

Sales Channel

  • Independent Sports Outlet
  • Franchised Sports Outlet
  • Modern Trade Channels
  • Direct to Customer Brand Outlet
  • Direct to Customer Online Channel
  • Direct to Customer Institutional Channel
  • Third Party Online Channel

Buyer Type

  • Individual
  • Institutional
  • Promotional

(Additional information, including cross-sectional data and country-wise analysis & forecast is available in the report)

The golf gloves market is anticipated to witness moderate growth rate during the period of forecast. There are several benefits of golf gloves. They provide protection from heat, blisters on palms, provide grip, as well as protection from external agents.

These factors along with higher people opting to play golf and increasing disposable income is expected to contribute to the growth of the global golf gloves market. High pricing is one of the factors which induces hindrance to the growth of the global market.

North America region is dominating in the global market of golf gloves and has high market attractiveness index. The report, compiled by Fact.MR, provides in-depth analysis of the global golf gloves market for the forecast period 2017-2022, and offers key insights about future market direction.


The scope of Fact.MR’s report is to analyze the global golf gloves market for the forecast period 2017-2022 and provide readers an unbiased and accurate analysis. Golf gloves manufacturers, stakeholders, and suppliers in the global sports industry can benefit from the analysis offered in this report.

This report offers a comprehensive analysis, which can be of interest to leading trade magazines and sports journals.


The report commences with a brief information of the global golf gloves market. This executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the report, providing users the scope of the report.

The executive summary includes important facts and statistics on the global golf gloves market.


The next section offers an overview of the golf gloves market. This comprises an introduction to the market, along with a standard definition of the product – golf gloves.

In this section, market value and year-over-year growth is offered to the readers. Year-over-year growth provides readers with a broader view of growth patterns over the forecast period.

The report’s succeeding section focuses on drivers, restraints and key trends from macroeconomic, demand, and supply perspectives. Impact analysis of weighted average model-based growth drivers is contained in the report for better provision of decision-making insights to clients.

In order to offer readers with up-to-date information about the latest advancements in the global golf gloves market, the report provides updates about market opportunities, which can benefit leading manufacturers of golf gloves.

With continuous evolution of the sports industry, keeping a record of latest developments and trends is fundamental for golf gloves manufacturers to formulate key business strategies. Detailed insights about raw material sourcing, supply chain, pricing analysis, list of distributors, and cost structure are provided in this section.

Considering the wide scope of the global golf gloves market and to offer in-depth insights, Fact.MR’s report provides segment-wise analysis and forecast.

The global golf gloves market has been categorized on the basis of material type, buyer type, sales channel and region. This segmentation analysis is comprehensive, coupled with a detailed country-wise forecast provided on all parameters.

The report’s last section comprises of the global golf gloves market competitive landscape, to provide readers with the dashboard view of company analysis and market players.

This competitive intelligence is based on the providers’ categories across value chain, and their presence in the global golf gloves market.

Research Methodology

Fact.MR is committed to offer unbiased and independent market research solutions to its clients. Each market report of Fact.MR is compiled after months of exhaustive research.

We bank on a mix of tried-and-tested and innovative research methodologies to offer the most comprehensive and accurate information. Our main sources of research include,

  • Primary research
  • Secondary research
  • Trade research
  • Focused interviews
  • Social media analysis

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