The days of expensive shoes will be gone. The equipment today is moving towards life style wear. You can put your shoes on today at the house and wear them to the course. They look very casual and they can not only be worn to the golf course but just about any place.
Because of this trend that Nike and Adidas are taking the retail prices have dropped about 25%. They are easier to produce and are more like a gym shoe with great style.
Nike, a major player in the shoe industry has a new line coming out with this new type of shoe. The Lunar Swingtip, Ascend, Prevail, and Zoom Trophy by Nike Golf boast this new sole. They are very comfortable and they come in a variety of colors. The price tag is moderate with a range of $99- $129. Though Nike Golf has not switched completely to this sole throughout their collection, you can still find the interchangeable spikes. This is a big move for Nike.
Adidas Golf are also switching to this new sole. Adicross, Crossflex, Adicross II and Adipure have been added to the line with this new sole as well. The price range is just about the same as Nike.
A few other companies like Puma and golf shoe giant FootJoy have done the same thing as well with their men’s shoes. Kikkor, a new player in the golf shoe industry opened their line a few years ago with this technology and have never looked back.
So how are people reacting to this new wave of golf shoes? Many golfers are switching over to the new sole and loving it. Because of its comfort and style they are switching over quickly to this great walking shoe. The days of thick hard to break in leather is gone. Many consumers love the new trend and golf shoe sales are up. Try a pair on for your self and you will see a huge difference.