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The Best Performance Golf Shoes of 2018

By: Golfshake Editor | Wed 05 Sep 2018

The most important item of clothing that a golfer needs is a pair of performance golf shoes. One of the biggest advantages of having a brilliant pair of performance golf shoes is the added increase in flexibility, stability and athleticism, all of which can help dramatically improve your golf swing on the course. The market has been flooded with a variety of different styles, shapes and designs of performance shoes, this is Golfshake’s gear guide for the best performance shoes of 2018, to help you decide which is best.

FootJoy Tour-S

FootJoy is renowned for their innovative designs and high quality shoes, and the Tour-S performance shoe fit this mould perfectly. Designed for tournament professionals and golfers seeking the ultimate in comfort and style, the sleek and modern designed Tour-S provides outstanding flexibility, while maintaining a lightweight and stable feel.

One of the key features of the Tour-S is the unique PowerPlate outsole, the creative design promises to provide a weightless feel with maximum stability, allowing you to transfer your body weight efficiently and effectively during the transition of your golf swing.

The Tour-S utilizes a dual-density PU Fit-Bed to ensure all-day underfoot comfort and FJ’s exclusive Premium Performance Leather (PPL) to achieve top grade feel, finish, and waterproof protection.

The premium FootJoy Tour-S golf shoe comes in a variety of colours, including white/blue, white and black. Here is Golfshake’s review of the FootJoy Tour-S.

Callaway La Grange

The Callaway La Grange golf shoe is the latest design from Callaway, aimed at providing professional golfers and amateur golfers a fashionable and comfortable performance golf shoe. Equipped with enhanced stability and powerful traction grip, the La Grange shoe offers high quality performance with an immaculately sleek and modern design.

The main feature of the Callaway La Grange shoe is the brilliant PowerDrive technology, which features the innovative FusionLite TPU outsole, equipped with nine removable tornado spikes that excel in providing extreme stability and traction during your golf swing.

The leather upper of the shoe provides a soft and comfortable feel and also offers the unique Opti-Dri waterproof protection technology, perfect for dealing with the worst weather conditions the golf course may bring.

The Callaway La Grange performance golf shoe comes in a variety of colour options, including white/black, white/navy, white/lime and brown.

Under Armour Spieth 2

The Under Armour Spieth 2 has been built with direct insights from the Major champion Jordan Spieth himself, with subtle style changes and improvement in features building off from the original design, the Spieth 2 collection is the latest performance golf shoe design from Under Armour.

The newest addition to the design of the Spieth 2 is the unique GORE-TEX construction, a completely waterproof technology that protects from wet weather conditions, while still managing to stay breathable against extremely hot weather.

The Under Armour Spieth 2 also uses a new, softer Clarino microfiber leather that promises to add extra durability and support. The smart-woven upper uses incredibly strong and lightweight TPU fibers to help keep you locked-in better than ever throughout your golf swing.

The Spieth 2 collection comes in a variety of colour options, including white/black, black/grey and white/red. To learn more about the Under Armour Spieth 2, here is Golfshake’s review.

Nike Lunar Command 2

Nike are renowned for designing golf shoes that specialise in athletic style, lightweight feel and exceptionally secure fit. The Lunar Command 2 are designed to provide amateur golfers with excellent comfort and a sleek, modern style.

One of the outstanding features of the Lunar Command 2 is the integrated Flywire technology, the innovative design is incorporated into the laces of the shoe, offering a dynamic and supportive fit. The shoe also features the unique Lunarlon cushioning design for a state-of-the-art and response heel-to-toe transition during your golf swing.

The lightweight material is extremely breathable and comfortable for hot weather conditions, while the waterproof membrane in the upper helps keep your feet dry when conditions become wet and windy.

The Nike Lunar Command 2 come in a variety of colour options, including white/clear emerald/obsidian, thunder grey/white/gym red/metallic silver and white/wolf grey/rush coral/thunder blue.

Skechers Go Golf Pro V.3

The Skechers Go Golf Pro V.3 offer a traditionally classic performance golf shoe design with replaceable soft spikes. The stylish shoe also features Skechers innovative H2GO shield waterproof protection technology. The leather design has the traditional style of a classic golf shoe, but the sleek, low profile outsole design provides a modern and athletic style.

The main feature of the Skechers Go Golf Pro V.3 is the dynamic diamond-design traction plate outsole, the innovative creation is designed to ensure maximum grip and traction throughout the duration of your golf swing.

Another useful feature of the Skechers Go Golf Pro V.3 is the unique High-Performance Resamax cushioned insole, providing breathable comfort, along with maximum security and support.

The Skechers Go Golf Pro V.3 come in three different colour options, including white/navy, black/silver and charcoal/red.

PUMA Ignite Power Adapt

The PUMA Ignite Power Adapt is the latest footwear innovation from PUMA Golf. The new Power Adapt shoes utilize previous models iconic design, along with new innovative ideas to help with improving the overall performance of this golf shoe.

The biggest feature of the PUMA’s Ignite Power Adapt is the outstanding and ultra-responsive cushioning foam. The shoe allows the incredible energy return properties for comfort, support and stability, while the PWRADAPT pods provide ground-grabbing traction and enhanced security.

The shoe also features a full leather upper for a premium look and feel. It also provides total protection from the rain with a fully waterproof design. The hybrid construction also allows the shoe to have a customized fit with enhanced comfort and lock-down support around the ankle.

The PUMA Ignite Power Adapt comes in two different colour options, including white and black. Click here for more information about the golf shoe

Adidas Tour 360

The Tour 360 is Adidas’ best-selling shoe and most popular on tour. The performance golf shoe is renowned for providing a solid and secure fit, whilst simultaneously offering additional comfort and flexibility.

The innovative Climaproof material is state-of-the-art in providing complete waterproof protection, but still maintaining a breathable material that excels in both dry and wet conditions. The unique technology behind the 360WRAP and FitFoam SlowRecovery Sock liner have been designed to naturally contour to the shape of your foot, giving extreme comfort and maximum stability.

A unique aspect of the Tour 360 is the THiNTech Adidas technology that is created to help golfers feel closer to the ground, offering them for better weight transfer, balance and stability, and more consistent ball striking. The secure outsole includes 10 PureMotion cleats which excel for enhancing grip and traction.

The Adidas Tour 360 comes in two different colour options, including, white/black and white/black/pink. Click here to learn more about the Tour 360 and the developments in the Adidas golf shoe range. 

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