A Guide for Selecting Golf Shoes for Kids
shoes are designed to enhance your performance in the game. Without
good footing throughout your swing, you will struggle with
game. In addition, there can be a lot of walking when you play a
round of golf so it is very important to have comfortable shoes.
shoes are available for men, women and juniors. In addition, here
are also brands specifically for women, like Golfstream, Sandbaggers,
and Lady Fairway.
there are many different styles of golf shoes to choose. They
range from classic to stylish and even include sneakers, sandals and
boots. The soles of golf shoes have changed as well. Traditionally,
there were metal spike golf shoes, but today there are a variety of
choices. In addition, golf shoes are now designed for all types of
weather some are water
resistant while others are waterproof and some are better for warm
or cold climates.
Type of Upper on Golf Shoe
vary by the spike makeup and the type of upper. Some
uppers are genuine leather, some are synthetic leather,
canvas and some are PVC, suede, or plastic.
Genuine leather is
still the number one choice as it is waterproof,
breathable, and comfortable and a durable material.
Leather shoes are usually more expensive.
golf shoes are great for hot climates because the
material is very breathable.
leather shoes are not as breathable or durable as their
leather counterpart but they are cheaper. In addition,
they are not as comfortable as leather shoes.
shoes that are made thicker and highly waterproofed that
would be suitable for cold, soggy conditions.
have the option of purchasing customized golf shoes.
on the bottom of the shoe are made to provide extra
traction. Spiked golf shoes usually have 11 or 12
removable spikes on the outsole. Seven or eight of the
spikes are in the forefoot, with the remaining four in the
lightweight and comfortable especially on hard surfaces.
This type of shoe uses replaceable plastic spikes that do
not damage the greens. However, they donít provide as much
traction as standard metal spikes, and they donít typically
last as long, either. The design of soft spikes is advancing
to the point that they now offer as much, or more traction
than metal spike golf shoes.
have a molded sole with ridges
that give the grip instead of spikes. They are popular in
the sneakers style of golf shoe.
have a steel post, flange, and thread. Theyíre very durable,
and if you take good care of them, they may last the life of
spike golf shoes are becoming less popular
although many pros still use them. Many golf clubs have
banned their use though because of the way they tear up the
greens and fairways. Metal spike golf shoes are
uncomfortable when walking on hard surfaces.
Purchase Golf Shoes for Kids
Because golf is
so popular, these days many people purchase the name brands of child
golf shoes like Adidas, Footjoy and Nike. These shoes can be
purchased at the golf club's Pro Shop, local golf specialty shop or
from an online golf equipment and accessories supplier. If you
opt to go with the internet first take your child to the store to
have them try on the shoes. Determine manufacture, style and
size that you need and then search the internet for the best deal.
Prices will range from $30 - $50.