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New Balance 997 SL

Our New Balance Ranking: 9th/12

 

Style – Sport

 

Price - $119.99

 

Waterproof – 2 year warranty

 

Width options – Regular, Wide, Extra Wide

 

Traction - Spikeless

 

What they say:

 

Inspired by our next-generation 997H, the Men's NB 997 SL Golf Shoe is a progressive golf shoe that is set to be a modern favorite.

 

Technology:

 

*Microfiber leather upper – Keeps your feet dry and fresh

*Abzorb midsole - 10mm drop. Provides lightweight cushioning and premium responsiveness

*CUSH+ insole - Increased comfort

 

*Ndurance spikeless rubber outsole - Consists of strategically placed permanent traction nubs and ridges 

What customers say:

Pros - Very comfortable

           Excellent grip

           Good stabiliity

           Great for walking

Cons - None so far!

 

What we say:

 

As you may have guessed, the New Balance 997 Spikeless is pretty much identical to the original NB 997, except it has a spikeless traction system instead of spiked. This Ndurance traction system is absolutely fantastic, with the spikeless version gripping almost as well as the spiked version, with the added benefit of being more versatile on all types of surfaces. What really stuck out about the New Balance 997 SL Golf Shoe was just how cool it looks. It has that hint of retro, which looks awesome. And it's not just all about looks. The NB 997 SL is really comfortable. We love the comfort and responsiveness of the Abzorb midsole, which makes walking the course more than enjoyable. Although it may get a bit warm in hot conditions, the 997 SL does well year-round, even in really wet conditions. While not the most supportive golf shoe out there, the New Balance 997 SL is still pretty solid and gets the job done. We recommend this golf shoe for those who like the retro sneaker vibe along with high comfort and traction.

 

Our Score: 64/70

 

Style           Comfort      Breathability  Waterproof     Traction         Support         Value           Total

  10                  10                     8                    10                  10                   8                  9                 64

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New Balance 997 SL Golf Shoe
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