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Couldn't you use these as a golf shoe?

VA golferVA golfer Advanced Members Posts: 298 ✭✭
New Balance has a turf shoe in their baseball shoe lineup (Fresh Foam 3000v4) Turf with spikeless design for that looks like it would make a great golf shoe.

Has anybody tried these as a golf shoe? What are your thoughts?

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TM SLDR 3HL 17* Set to 16* Fujikura Motore Speeder Tour Spec. 8.3 Stiff
Srixon U65 3 & 4 iron Miyazaki Kaula 7 Stiff
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  • sdandreasdandrea Steve Advanced Members Posts: 2,316 ✭✭
    edited March 13
    Since going spikeless and getting older, I put a premium on comfort. I don't swing hard enough to need spikes, so I play golf in shoes that provide the best walking support. That includes spikeless golf shoes, athletic shoes, and even Merrill hiking shoes. I prefer Skechers. Anything that has some grip and feels good works for me. The shoes you pictured look great for golf. I once forgot my shoes and ended up playing 18 in my boat shoes (loafers). Shot a great score, too.
    Callaway Fusion
    Pinhawk SL 5w
    TM Burner Superfast 4h
    TM Burner XD 6-SW
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  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Advanced Members Posts: 7,055 ✭✭
    Not bad but I wouldn’t want to try and clean them if you wore them in wet muddy conditions. They’d pick up everything.

    I do like the black and dark blue and the black and purple.
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    14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
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    33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
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  • bobcat88bobcat88 Advanced Members Posts: 152 ✭✭
    As a baseball coach I can say that the biggest difference between golf shoes and these new balance turfs (which I have about 8 pairs of from over the years) is the weight of them. The baseball turfs also are normally not waterpoof either. Great for some work on the diamond, not sure I would enjoy them after walking 18.
  • BrianMcGBrianMcG Advanced Members Posts: 2,130 ✭✭
    I couldn't. Just way too ugly.
    Walter: Tell me Bobby, why do you play this game?
    Bobby: I play because I love it.
    Walter: Well I play for the money. I have to win. That is why every time we face each other I will always beat you.
  • nicelifenicelife Members Posts: 42 ✭✭
    Any shoe can be a golf shoe.
  • bellkenbellken Advanced Members Posts: 764 ✭✭
    For a similar price, you could buy a pair of golf shoes. They should work fine, but, I don't see the point in spending that amount of money for non-golf shoes to play golf.
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