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What To Look For When Buying Golf Shoes 0

Posted on September 23, 2020 by John Harris

Regular old sneakers just aren’t going to cut it anymore.

You’ve played enough golf now where it’s time you invested in a pair of golf shoes.

In addition to merely looking the part out there, golf shoes will make you feel more comfortable and give you some much-needed traction if the weather is poor or the course is hilly.

Golf shoes are often more breathable too and give you better support- especially in your arch- during your swings.

If you have never bought golf shoes before, here are some things you should know during your search.

Try Them On!

Before getting into what to look for, make sure you try your golf shoes on before buying them.

Heck, try multiple different kinds on!

That way, you can compare and find the best pair for you.

It can be tempting just to go by reviews, assume they’re the right size and buy a pair online.

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