I wear bifocals while playing golf. Does this hurt my game? Should I buy non-bifocal glasses?
I too wear bifocals and have had a pair made which has a relatively small portion on the bottom of the lens for reading. I find that wearing glasses helps more than contact lenses which seem to require constant lubricating.
My answer is that as long as the reading portion of the lens is small enough that you do not have to tilt your head too far down to see the ball over this reading portion, and it does not interfere with the peripheral vision then go for it, or as you suggest get a pair of glasses without the bifocal feature – if you can still read your score card. Then again, you may or may not want to see your score card, depending on the day.
Hope this helps,