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Not really committed to any one specific shoe brand ... I’ll say I’ve owned more pairs of Adidas golf shoes over the last 15-20 years, but I’ve owned all the big brands at some time or another. 

On a whim, ordered these sweet looking kicks today ... it’ll be my first foray into Skechers golf. Got the white/aqua  

Does anyone have a pair? How are they? 

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I used to have a pair of Sketchers golf shoes and they were fine.  They were ugly but they were fairly comfortable and were durable.  IMO, Sketchers makes fine golf shoes but theyre just fine.  It seems like everything they make is ugly but if you like the style, Im sure they will be fine.

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I purchased a pair earlier this season and they are the most comfortable golf shoes I own.  There was absolutely no "break in" period for me.  

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13 hours ago, ZenGolfer said:

I used to have a pair of Sketchers golf shoes and they were fine.  They were ugly but they were fairly comfortable and were durable.  IMO, Sketchers makes fine golf shoes but theyre just fine.  It seems like everything they make is ugly but if you like the style, Im sure they will be fine.

Lol. Alright ... fine. 😆 But these kicks looks pretty sweet, IMO. 

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2 hours ago, mooremikea said:

I purchased a pair earlier this season and they are the most comfortable golf shoes I own.  There was absolutely no "break in" period for me.  

I’m an early morning golfer here in SC and it’s always humid and wet, especially if it’s cart path only on a few holes and having to traverse through wet roughs ... hope these hold up like the reviews have said. 

Also like that they’re extremely light shoes as well. 


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5 hours ago, mikeanthony said:

Lol. Alright ... fine. 😆 But these kicks looks pretty sweet, IMO. 

Hey, if you like them, thats all that matters.

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Hybrid: Top-Flite Gamer 2020 22*

Irons: Pinemeadow ZR 3.0 5-PW

Wedges: Wilson Harmonized Black Chrome 52*, Tommy Armour VCG 56*, Wilson Harmonized 60* and Wilson Harmonized chipper

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21 hours ago, mikeanthony said:

I’m an early morning golfer here in SC and it’s always humid and wet, especially if it’s cart path only on a few holes and having to traverse through wet roughs ... hope these hold up like the reviews have said. 

Also like that they’re extremely light shoes as well. 

I typically play later in the day so I have not played much in the morning to test the waterproofing.  I used to play early in the morning and having wet feet stinks.    

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Hybrids - Titleist 818 H2 -  3(c-1) and 4(c-4) - Tensei CK Blue 70 stiff

Irons - Callaway Apex  CF 16 5-AW - True Temper XP 95 Steel Stiff

Wedges - Ping Glide 54 SS, 58 TS

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I am notoriously hard to fit for shoes. I've tried all of the Adidas and Footjoy offerings, as well as some Puma and Under Armor, and nothing fits. I bought two pairs of Skechers and they are great. One pair of fabric and one waterproof leather and the fit is great and they are comfortable, with no break-in. Not saying everyone will be as happy with them as I am, but they fit my freaky gunboats just fine.  

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On 7/12/2020 at 7:17 PM, mikeanthony said:

Not really committed to any one specific shoe brand ... I’ll say I’ve owned more pairs of Adidas golf shoes over the last 15-20 years, but I’ve owned all the big brands at some time or another. 

On a whim, ordered these sweet looking kicks today ... it’ll be my first foray into Skechers golf. Got the white/aqua  

Does anyone have a pair? How are they? 

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I use to have some. Felt great as far as light and comfort. I just preferred a little more stability type  feel during my swing. Guess that is kinda subjective as everyone has his/her preferences but I went back to FJ and/or Adidas models. Today I have Adidas spikeless and they doing well for me. But I will say the Sketchers were probably all things equal the best for walking an entire round. Again my discriminator was during my golf swing that I wanted the "feel" a certain way (feel torgue from ground up as I begin my backswing/downswing-transition). Probably has to do with the fact I learned to play in era with real steel spikes and I am use to "feeling" the ground resistance in my shoes/swing. Glad you like them. 

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I have a pair and it's the most comfortable golf shoe I have. I have Adidas, FJ, Nike, Puma, and TruLinks on the rack with them.

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This is all really good stuff, guys. I appreciate it. Started this thread back on July 12th, the same day I ordered my shoes ... and I STILL haven’t rcvd them as of yet. Current expected delivery date is this Tuesday. 🙄 

I did try a different pair of Skechers while at Dicks earlier in the week. While they weren’t the specific pair I ordered, it was one of their similar GOGOLF premium styles and they def felt really nice, light and snug. I’m a 12.5 and stores rarely, if at all, carry 12.5s in stock. 

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I tried them but they weren't as comfortable as my FJ Superlites.


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Not me, but my youngest daughter is on her third pair of Skechers.

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I've been wearing Sketchers shoes for about 2 years now. The ones I wear are not Sketchers Golf shoes. More of an athletic - walking type of shoe I guess they are. I buy them at the Sketchers Outlet store. They are a flat sole. No cleats, spikes, lugs, etc.

I used to think that only a "golf" specific shoe would work for me. Ha! But one day I decided to wear my Sketchers and loved them on the course. I buy these Sketchers for about $40/pair. Now... the course and courses where I normally play are dry and fairly flat. These shoes I wear wouldn't be good in a wet climate. But they work for me.  A bonus is they are green friendly. Modern golf shoes with cleats/spikes are horrible on the greens. Worse IMO than even old metal spikes ever were.

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2 hours ago, PlaidJacket said:

Modern golf shoes with cleats/spikes are horrible on the greens. Worse IMO than even old metal spikes ever were.

I agree. I'm wearing FJ DNA's with the PINS cleat system. There are very limited cleats available or this system. The cleats I have in them now leave marks all over the greens. It's embarrassing. 😳

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These are the Skechers I am playing golf in these days.  They are light weight, comfortable and spikeless.  I will probably buy the same when these wear out.  Of course I have at least 12 pair of shoes and really should swap them out more than I do, it's just when I find some I like I pretty well wear them out instead of rotating.  lol

 

SKECHERS GO GOLF ELITE V.3 LX SPIKELESS GOLF SHOES - CHARCOAL/RED ...

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3 hours ago, PlaidJacket said:

I've been wearing Sketchers shoes for about 2 years now. The ones I wear are not Sketchers Golf shoes. More of an athletic - walking type of shoe I guess they are. I buy them at the Sketchers Outlet store. They are a flat sole. No cleats, spikes, lugs, etc.

I used to think that only a "golf" specific shoe would work for me. Ha! But one day I decided to wear my Sketchers and loved them on the course. I buy these Sketchers for about $40/pair. Now... the course and courses where I normally play are dry and fairly flat. These shoes I wear wouldn't be good in a wet climate. But they work for me.  A bonus is they are green friendly. Modern golf shoes with cleats/spikes are horrible on the greens. Worse IMO than even old metal spikes ever were.

Ha. Very true ... and it’s interesting you brought that up because I don’t think a lot of golfers notice that. A good buddy of mine has a bit of a ‘shuffle his feet gait’ ... and he wears the Adidas flat soled golf shoes so that he doesn’t tear up the greens. 

And I don’t think it’s so much as the soft spikes, as it is more of the little nubs that are causing that. 


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23 minutes ago, DawgDaddy said:

These are the Skechers I am playing golf in these days.  They are light weight, comfortable and spikeless.  I will probably buy the same when these wear out.  Of course I have at least 12 pair of shoes and really should swap them out more than I do, it's just when I find some I like I pretty well wear them out instead of rotating.  lol

 

SKECHERS GO GOLF ELITE V.3 LX SPIKELESS GOLF SHOES - CHARCOAL/RED ...

Those are really nice. 👌🏼 

Bet you wear them on Saturdays during the Fall with black shorts and bright red shirt ... ehh? 😉 

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15 minutes ago, mikeanthony said:

Those are really nice. 👌🏼 

Bet you wear them on Saturdays during the Fall with black shorts and bright red shirt ... ehh? 😉 

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I’m on my third pair of Skechers. As a matter of fact my first pair are seeing limited service as yard mowing shoes, my second set have been down graded to work shoes if I have to be out in the rain.


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