ECCO BIOM H4
Our ECCO Ranking: 2nd/20
Style – Performance
Price - $200
Waterproof – Yes
Width options – Regular
Traction - Spikeless
Worn by PGA pro: Erik van Rooyen
What they say:
Drawing on the success of our BIOM HYBRID 3 group, we've created a new model, featuring an updated, state-of-the-art outsole. The elevated appearance and understated design of the ECCO BIOM H4 will ensure you look good on and off the course.
*Durable ECCO leather upper treated with GORE-TEX waterproofing technology – Keeps your feet dry in wet conditions
*BIOM Natural Motion Technology - Brings you closer to the ground using an anatomical last. This essentially encourges a more natural walking motion, enhancing feel and comfort.
*FLUIDFORM - Direct injection of fluid materials into the midsole for amazing comfort
*PU midsole - Comfortable cushioning
*TPU inserts on either side - Hug your foot and offer extra stability
*X-TENSA INVISIBLE TECHNOLOGY - Links the sole unit to the laces internally, which further enhances stability
*Ortholite inlay sole - Optimal in-shoe comfort and optional extra width when taken out
*ECCO MTN GRIP outsole - Has 3 zones; one for stability, one for durability and one for rotation. This basically means there are 3 separate types of traction on the oustole. The outsole is also very flexible and comfortable.
What customers say:
Pros – Really comfortable
Breathe quite well for a leather shoe
Fits wide feet
Cons – A bit difficult to clean
What we say:
The ECCO BIOM H4 is our new favorite ECCO golf shoe! We've always been a fan of the BIOM Hybrid series, and this is by far the best one yet. In the past, we felt they lacked just a bit of support and overall performance. However, this time around, they hit the nail on the head. The BIOM Hybrid 4, in our humble opinion, is one of the most comfortable golf shoes out there. The FLUIDFORM system in the PU midsole feels awesome, and there's no doubt this golf shoe is perfect for walking the course, particularly on wet days, as the Gore-Tex upper ensures a totally dry foot. The traction system is largely the same as the BIOM Hybrid 3, consisting of three different zones, with each one serving a specific purpose. While the BIOM H4 is certainly not cheap, it is made of high quality leather and will definitely last a long time. In our eyes, the biggest improvement in this model is the support. While perhaps not enhancing the look of the shoe, the TPU inserts on the sides of the shoe really do add lateral stability. We recommend the ECCO BIOM Hybrid 4 for the low handicap golfer who demands the highest in performance and durability.
Our Score: 65/70
Style Comfort Breathability Waterproof Traction Support Value Total
8 10 8 10 10 10 9 65
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