Kara's Party Ideas Preppy Golf Themed Boy Baby Shower Planning Ideas

This PREPPY GOLF THEMED BABY SHOWER was submitted by Heather of Heather Carpenter Photography. I love that the parents-to-be met playing golf in college, making this the perfect theme to celebrate their baby. This theme is such a fun and unique alternative to a Little Man or Guy in a Tie party.
Some of my favorite elements about this golf themed baby shower are:

The baby golfer cake topper

The baby onesie banner

The baby caddy and plaid cookies

The popcorn boxes cut to serve as fry boxes

and MORE!

Party Styling: Lisa Carpenter, Heather Carpenter & Rachelle Tucker

Photography & Graphic Design: Heather Carpenter Photography | Design

Cake: IncrEdible Cakes

Sugar Cookies: Mallory Thompson Kipf

Flowers: Sandra Medlin

Onesie Stickers: PreppyChick

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Baker’s Twine

Striped Paper Straws


Clear Cellophane Bags

Fry Boxes


This is what Heather said about planning the party

– “I was SO happy to help host a shower for my husband’s life-long best friend, Mark and his wife, Amber. These two lovebirds met in college while they were each playing on the men & women’s golf teams there. Even though our group of friends are all grown up now – many married with children- golf still is a HUGE part of all of our lives. After all, it’s what brought us all together! There’s no doubt in my mind that the next generation will be playing it together as well! That said, we thought it would be incredibly fitting to design a preppy golf-themed baby shower for little Cooper! We absolutely LOVED all the little golf-motif details we put into it!

For the decor, we used plain white table cloths with green astroturf runners to resemble the golf course greens. We accented the tables with blue, white and green hydrangeas that we put in clear vases filled with golf balls and water. We strung a navy blue and green bunting banner as well as twelve baby onesies on a clothes line. We gave the onesies to the couple after the shower, so they can photograph baby Cooper each month of his first year!

We had a “19th Hole”, which in golf terminology means “the bar”. We gave the drinks fitting names like “Water Hazards” & “Sweet Tee” to drink, as well as providing the supplies needed to make a refreshing Arnold Palmer or a Club Special. We even framed the recipes for those who wanted to play bartender themselves. For kiddos (including the kids-at-heart and the just plain curious), we served blue bubblegum bottled sodas.
For lunch, since it was an afternoon shower, we had “Club” Sandwiches and “Chip In” potato chips. For dessert, we had a two-tier cake with our navy and green argyle pattern on it. The top of the cake was a golf ball with baby Cooper sleeping on top. We also had argyle monogramed and golfer onesie cookies.
For the party favors, we made the Chex® Muddy Buddies (puppy chow) recipe because it’s one of the boys’ favorite snacks! We packaged them in clear cello bags tied with ribbon and served them in white popcorn boxes (cut out to look like fry boxes). The boxes were labeled “Mark’s Mud Ball Mix”. However, these “mud balls” weren’t the dreadful kind on the course that Tiger Woods’ made famous, they were fun & delicious!”

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Baker’s Twine

Striped Paper Straws


Clear Cellophane Bags

Fry Boxes

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  1. Wendy says:

    This is really really cute. Love the cake with the baby figurine on top of the golf ball, and the preppy color scheme is just perfect!

  2. Heather Carpenter says:

    Thank you SO much for using our party on the blog! Such an honor to be selected!!! LOVED working with Kara’s Party Ideas on this! Y’all were so wonderful to me! :)

    To personalize your own party with custom invites & paper goods, contact me at: http://www.facebook.com/heathercarpenterphotography

  3. Lo says:

    This is AMAZING! Such a creative party with perfect details. The pictures are adorable as well. Now I just need to hurry up and have a baby, so I can call this girl to plan and shoot my shower!;)

  4. I love the blue and green color choice. I like the bottle labels those are super cute.

  5. hello love designs says:

    Absolutely adorable! How clever – I LOVE the idea of a Daddy’s Little Caddy baby shower. Wonderful work!

  6. Brienne Blake says:

    Where do you get that paper for the invitations and the labels? I love the argyle in that color scheme!!!!

  7. Christine says:

    Love your ideas, I am putting my sister’s baby shower on and want to use some of your ideas but I am not a crafty person. Can you tell me how you made your labels and where I would find the argyle paper pls. Also your mud balls how do I make them?