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Old 06-02-2013, 03:11 PM
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Default Long pants for summer

On Friday I played a round at a course with lots of long grass. After the round, besides a little sun burned, my legs were really itchy. It seems I'm a little allergic to field grass. I stopped on the way home for some Benadryl spray.

I think I should wear long pants to this course, but don't like the idea of sweaty cargo pants. Does anyone have a recommendation for light weight cargo pants for summer play?

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Old 06-02-2013, 03:19 PM
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Go for poly-based hiking pants. I personally like the prAna Stretch pants (third link).

http://www.rei.com/product/827076/re...mens-32-inseam
http://www.rei.com/product/810258/pr...mens-32-inseam
http://www.rei.com/product/828025/pr...mens-32-inseam

They help with ticks, vegitation, and the like. Quick drying, moisture wicking, and usually very light.

Also, I only buy the above when I can find them on clearance, but them with a 20% coupon, or @ Reioutlet. $60+ for pants is pretty far outside my budget.

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Old 06-02-2013, 03:20 PM
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What about long socks instead. I use soccer socks when I go to courses like that or if I want a little protection from bugs.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:20 PM
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^this

I have a couple pairs of north face hiking pants that I wear when I'm playing where there's a lot of poiso oak or nettles on a warm day.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:40 PM
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I refuse to wear pants in the summer, for anything. I should take a picture of my legs... we have a lot of thorn bushes at my home course.. I wear vans shoes and no socks, always. My legs look like they've been in a shredder lol.

I layer on the bug spray though, especially on my feet before i put on my shoes. Cuz **** chiggers.
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:35 AM
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I'll second the poly-based lightweight hiking pants. I typically opt for the ones that can be converted to shorts. They can look a bit dorky but I don't care because they function so well.

They can be a bit on the spendy side, but I've picked up a couple pairs for right around 30 bucks each at the North Face Outlet here locally.

I also wear them when I go hiking/backpacking in the summer, so I kill two birds with one stone. A lot of the gear I have for hiking/backpacking works double duty as disc golf gear.
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Old 06-03-2013, 11:45 AM
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^^ +1 for poly based "zip-offs". You can find them at most sports / outdoors stores - Gander Mtn, Dicks, etc. If your course has briars don't bother with big-name brand (northface, etc) since they get picked up pretty easily.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:05 PM
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Columbia PFG convertibles or Columbia Ultimate Roc cargo pants
$35/pair.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:18 PM
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I know a guy that likes to wear scrub pants. They help protect his legs without being overly hot.

I'm with Matt though, I can't stand the idea of wearing pants on the course in warm weather. My legs got pretty shredded on Saturday.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:25 PM
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I'm with Matt though, I can't stand the idea of wearing pants on the course in warm weather. My legs got pretty shredded on Saturday.
I take it on a course by course basis. If I'm playing Idlewild or Osage Grove here locally, it's gonna be pants because both of those courses have some brutal rough that will chew you up. If I'm playing one of the local courses that's more of a park setting with fairly tame rough (Banklick/Lincoln Ridge, Boone Woods, or Mt. Airy), I'll wear basketball shorts.
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