Best windproof golf umbrella: GustBuster

You know that familiar scenario, you buy an umbrella and you get the cheap one from the shop and it blows inside out and eventually breaks. And you go through several umbrellas like this costing you a small fortune. Well, no more!  The GustBuster is the best windproof umbrella on the market and we are not just saying that. You will never buy another umbrella again.

Best windproof golf umbrella: Proven!

The GustBuster is proven to be the best windproof golf umbrella. It has been tested by the US College of Aeronautics to withstand winds up to 55mph. It has also undergone rigorous testing with several other independent testers. Check out our post on the RandomRazr Youtube channel for an example of this. You can see loads of other videos if you search GustBuster on Youtube (someone even ties one to the back of their car!).

Awarded Best Golf Umbrella 2017

We were delighted to be shortlisted for the MYGOLFSPY Best Umbrella category in 2017. Then to win 3 out 5 of their categories and to be awarded the overall Best Buy golf umbrella 2017 was fantastic. You can find out more about the best golf umbrella award on our blog here.

What makes the best windproof golf umbrella?

GustBuster umbrellas have a patented windproof design using the highest quality materials. The combination of design, materials and care make the GustBuster unflippable, unflappable and unleakable. Every style of GustBuster umbrella has the same windproof design and uses the highest quality materials. Find out more about the design features of the umbrella.

We are so proud of this we have given each and every GustBuster umbrella a lifetime guarantee.

So view the range, view our printing options and get yourself the best windproof golf umbrella out there. You will never need to buy another umbrella. Unless you leave it down the pub.


GustBuster named best Golf Umbrella 2017

You may have already heard of MYGOLFSPY. They are an independent and unbiased tester of golf accessories with a readership of over 16 million. They test the best of the best in the world of Golf, both in the lab and out on the course. They know what they are looking for and know what they are talking about.

We were thrilled when we learned that they were testing out the Gustbuster umbrella, head to head against other leading golf umbrellas out on the market. They performed detailed testing on a range of metrics including:

  • Durability
  • Wind Resistance
  • Coverage
  • Opening Speed
  • Handle

Gustbuster Golf umbrella came 1st in Durability, Wind Resistance and Handle. And 1st overall, being awarded the “BEST BUY”.


In the words on MYGOLFSPY:

GustBuster has eliminated all fears of the elements with its wind resistant design. Even in the strongest winds, the elastic straps connected to the canopy allow the GustBuster to bend and flex without breaking. It’s the one standout design in the test. The super strength fiberglass shaft ensures the durability of the umbrella. A coarse handle promotes consistent grip even in heavy rain.

You can read the full article on their website here.

GustBuster Youtube video reviews

Youtube is a great way for people to communicate across the web. And a fantastic way to review and showcase products. There are so many reviewers, bloggers, vloggers and testers out there to present to you an in depth review of almost anything. So before you decide to part with your well earned cash you have a wealth of information at your fingertips.

RandomRazr is one such Youtube star. He reviews top tech, innovation and consumer products. And as such has reviewed the Gustbuster range! How kind. Below are the videos for you to see how the Gustbuster umbrellas work and the innovations that make them the top quality umbrella they are. Take a look below:

The Classic Gustbuster umbrella
The Classic Gustbuster umbrella

GustBuster lifetime guarantee

The GustBuster umbrella comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. This is how much we treasure the product and trust in the technical design and high quality materials. It also gives you extra peace of mind that the umbrella you are investing in will last a lifetime.

The Classic Gustbuster umbrella
The Classic Gustbuster umbrella

GustBuster Guarantee

Register your GustBuster with us at Richmond Agencies here in the UK within 30 days of purchase and your Gustbuster will be protected for a lifetime. The warranty registration card is attached to your Gustbuster umbrella

The GustBuster distinguishes itself not only by its many patented and exclusive features but by the unparalleled use of superior materials and craftsmanship in its making. Should your Gustbuster have any material or component defects, please return it to us with a £15 payment to cover postage and handling. Please include the UPC  code (barcode) on the individual model hangtag and a proof of purchase.

Your GustBuster will be repaired or replaced, at our discretion, with one of the same value, colour or design.

Damage resulting from accidents, alterations, failure to follow care and drying instructions, misuse, abuse, fire, flood or acts of god will not be covered.

GustBuster care instructions

Gustbuster Metro umbrella navy
Gustbuster Metro umbrella navy

To help keep your GustBuster in pristine condition, follow the below instructions in your day to day use of the umbrella.

  1. Always leave your GustBuster open to dry before rolling up and storing.
  2. Do not allow prolonged exposure to sunshine. Ultraviolet rays will harm the fabric of your Gustbuster. (Not applicable to the SunBlok umbrella).
  3. Carry your GustBuster facing into the wind. Be cautious in strong wind gusts to prevent possible damage.
  4. Do not bang the ferrule or tip end on the pavement. This will scratch the ferrule and could cause frame damage.
  5. To clean canopy material, wash with cold water and mild detergent, rinse and leave open to dry.

GustBuster golf umbrella stays strong

The Gustbuster golf umbrella is stated to be unflippable, unflappable and unleakable. These are some hefty claims for an umbrella, however they are completely justified, tried and tested. So you can be assured that the Gustbuster umbrella is a great investment. No wonder it is the No1 golf umbrella among many PGA tourers. Even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been seen stepping out with a Gustbuster golf umbrella.

Gustbuster Golf umbrella demo
Gustbuster Golf umbrella demo

The Gustbuster golf umbrella is unflippable

The Gustbuster golf umbrella has been tested by the US College of Aeronautics to withstand winds of up to 55mph. This is due to the double canopy layering and the innovative teardrop shaped wind-release vents. The elastic shock-cord uses the patented wind pressure release expansion cord system, which works with the wind to avoid any annoying flipping inside out when you need your umbrella the most.

The Gustbuster golf umbrella is unflappable

Your Gustbuster golf umbrella has been made with a sturdy and lightweight design. The fibreglass shaft ensures that the umbrella is lightweight and strong. The shaft & runner have exclusive Memory Rod® Construction so it won’t crimp, rust or bend out of shape. The Proprietary Flexor Ribs™ sit in the canopy and spring back to their original shape. The protective ferrule is injection-molded and so can withstand high impacts and is designed to fit into the smallest of golf bags.

The Gustbuster golf umbrella is unleakable

The golf umbrella canopy is made from the highest quality 190 thread count nylon. This will ensure that you do not get wet! It also means that it is bleed and fade proof so your Gustbuster golf umbrella will remain in tip top condition.

Gustbuster umbrellas

The best thing about the Gustbuster golf umbrella technology is that it is used across the entire Gustbuster range. So if you prefer the nifty Metro umbrella or the stylish Classic umbrella you will still get the unflippable, unflappable and unleakable technology. Why not take a look at the SunBLOK umbrella with added UVA and UVB filters. View the entire range here.

GustBuster umbrella size chart

You will find below the dimensions for all the Gustbuster umbrellas. And don’t forget, they can be printed with your logo or crest. Read more about our customised printing options.

Umbrella Canopy circumference Canopy diameter Length closed Length open
Golf 62″ 157cm 140cm 100cm 100cm
Golf 68″ 173cm 150cm 108cm 108cm
Metro 43″ 109cm 98cm 40cm 55cm
SunBlock 58″ 147cm 130cm 95cm 95cm
Classic 48″ 122cm 104cm 88cm 88cm
Doorman 62″ 157cm 140cm 100cm 100cm
Doorman 68″ 173cm 150cm 108cm 108cm

2014 Ryder Cup weather forecast

The 2014 Ryder Cup is set at the extremely beautiful Gleneagles course in Scotland this year. Who will reign supreme, Team Europe or Team USA? Will team Europe win the Cup for the fourth year in a row or will Team USA wrangle it back. Whoever it is we are definitely set for some exciting Golf this weekend. It will certainly be well watched with over half a billion homes tuning in to watch the action.

If you are one of the lucky 45,000 spectators attending the event the weather according to the Met Office looks like it is going to be mostly kind with the forecast looking mainly dry and a little windy. However there is some wind and rain forecast over the weekend so be prepared as it is likely to be changeable.

For any windy downpoors and showers that are inevitably going to fall, the Gustbuster Golf umbrella has it covered as it can withstand winds up to 55mph and has a unique, strengthened design for extra piece of mind. No flipping inside out! Meaning you stay dry and sheltered to watch and enjoy the golf.

Good luck to all the Golfers in both teams and let’s hope that the weekend unveils some nail-biting action and some world-class golf.

Gustbuster Golf umbrella 62" Black Tan
Gustbuster Golf umbrella 62″ Black Tan

It’s a heatwave: reach for the SunBLOK

According to the Met Office the weather forecast until the end of August is staying true to UK tradition and is reported to be ‘changeable’. With sun, wind and showers all expected over the next month. There is so much happening in the UK this summer and there is nothing better than getting out and about to enjoy some sunshine.

The Gustbuster SunBLOK is a fantastic umbrella and parasol as not only does it come with all the technical features you expect from a Gustbuster umbrella to keep you dry but also has a coating to give optimal skin protection. It blocks 96% of harmful UVA/UVB rays and also keeps you up to 10°C cooler. So is a fantastic choice if you are out and about this summer.

It is priceless if you have young children as it gives you extra peace of mind in this hot weather, especially if out in the sunshine. So you can get out and enjoy the summer and stay dry and safe in this changeable UK weather.

Find out more about the SunBLOK and the range of Gustbuster umbrellas by emailing Lucy or Hamish at

SunBLOK Gustbuster umbrella

Customised printing on your umbrella

After choosing your Gustbuster umbrella, you can create a promotional umbrella by having your company logo printed onto the umbrella. There are a range of options for you to customise the umbrella and this is available on all the umbrella models, including the golf umbrella and the metro umbrella.

Having your company logo printed onto the umbrella is a great opportunity to boost brand recognition. Printed umbrellas are a great corporate tool as they can be given to preferred clients and are a strong promotional tool at events and outings.

You have the option to have your logo printed on 1, 2 or 4 panels (4 is recommended) and can have up to 4 colours printed on the umbrella.

Gustbuster printed golf umbrella red-black

To find out more email Lucy or Hamish at