Saturday, March 18, 2017

How to Choose Golf Shoes

We have yet to go out golfing, but the time is near and we will once again take our weekly walk around the various golf courses that we play. I will never be a good golfer as I only go out once a week and I do not spend a great deal of time practising. But when I am out, I want to be comfortable when I am walking.

I know that my swing will change, my accuracy and distance will improve with practice, and I might become deadly with a putter, but I understand that I will always do these things while standing on my feet.

I don't know about you but I think that your feet need to be comfortable! Have you ever developed a blister while walking or running? It’s all you can think about and it ruins the experience. Don’t let uncomfortable shoes ruin your golf game.

This is one area where you shouldn’t let your frugality make the decision for you. You will be wearing these shoes many times and they should be considered an investment.

Comfort should be your biggest concern when buying shoes. Your foot should not move at all on your heel when you walk, yet your toes shouldn’t feel cramped. Have you shoes professional fit to your feet and walk around in them, before you buy them.

Proper golf shoes should be waterproof so that your feet remain dry in damp conditions. Good socks are important too; they will wick perspiration away from your feet, keeping your feet dry and comfortable.

All golf courses prohibit metal spiked shoes in the effort to protect their delicate greens. Purchase shoes that allow you to change the rubber spikes easily, and while you’re there, purchase some extras. You never know when you might lose one. Replace the spikes when they become worn.

With all the things you have to worry about while playing golf, your feet shouldn’t be one of them. When it comes to golf footwear, quality counts.

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