Golf umbrellas and beach umbrellas are two different types of umbrellas designed for specific purposes. Golf umbrellas and beach umbrellas differ in size, material, design, and features, and are intended for different purposes. Golf umbrellas are designed for protection from rain and sun on the golf course, while beach umbrellas are designed to provide shade at the beach.
Size and shape:
Golf umbrellas are typically larger than beach umbrellas, with a diameter of around 60-68 inches, and are designed to protect the golfer, their caddy, and their equipment from rain or sun. Beach umbrellas, on the other hand, are typically smaller, with a diameter of around 6-7 feet, and come in various shapes like round, square, and hexagonal. They are designed to provide shade for individuals or families at the beach.
Material and design:
Golf umbrellas are usually made with a sturdy frame and durable canopy fabric that can withstand strong winds and heavy rain, and are often designed with a vented canopy to prevent the umbrella from turning inside out. Beach umbrellas, on the other hand, are designed to provide shade in sunny weather and are typically made with lightweight, UV-resistant materials like polyester or nylon.
Golf umbrellas often have additional features like a comfortable handle for a secure grip, a double canopy design that provides extra stability and airflow, and a pointed end for sticking into the ground. Beach umbrellas, on the other hand, may have features like sand anchors or spikes to secure the umbrella in the sand.