2015 PGA Show: True Linkswear pro comfort shoes
Jason Sobel talks with Ryan Moore’s brother, Jason Moore the VP of Product Development for True Linkswear about making comfortable shoes for the pros and the addition of soft spikes to their line of footwear.
2015 PGA Show: Fashionable high-tech shoes
Morning Drive shows off the latest high-tech golf shoes at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Nice kicks: Previewing new, lighter footwear
Ashley Mayo, Senior Editor of Audience Engagement at Golf Digest, shows off some of the shoes that are the lightest in the market. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Double duty: Shoes for the course or office
Ashley Mayo Senior Editor for Golf Digest discusses shoe designs that can take you from the office to the course without anyone being the wiser. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
We’ve got soul: Morning Drive checks out more shoes
Ashley Mayo Senior Editor for Golf Digest discusses the difference between structured souls vs flexible souls in shoes. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.time? Then you'll probably look to that more structured shoe for the golf course . If you wear a lot of sneakers, you'll wanna wear flexible shoes. Structured shoes, are these the structured shoes right here? Yes.of let your foot move quite as easily, as, as these more flexible options . Hm. Yeah, we have a Twitter question for you Ashley. Folks are hitting us up at hashtag MDShoes, a question here from Bryan, why would you ever want to wear a structured golf shoe? You want your feat to function naturally, only way is the flexible outsole. So a little challenge to you, Ashley Mayo. And maybe Bryan wears a lot of sneakers every day. And maybe that's what he is most comfortable in. Then by all means, look to the more flexible options . But if you wear a lot of dress shoes, and, if your, your ankles are really flexible- Hm. Then you'll need that net structure. All right, Ashley, what's coming up? I know you got some more shoes perhaps we're gonna be looking at? Yeah. Later on? Absolutely. We'll be talking about shoes that you can wear seamlessly. From the office to the golf course . From the office to the range without having to change. And no one will know. Alright. No one will know you're sneaking away to the golf course . Thank you, Ashley. Much more with Ashley Mayo a little bit later on in the show.
Walking tall: Shoes for the walking golfer
Ashley Mayo, Senior Editor of Audience Engagement at Golf Digest, answers viewer Twitter questions about shoes for walking golfers. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.that comes to mind right off the bat is this TW this Nike shoe , the 14. The outsole is really flexible this year. So it really kind of moves with your foot, and it helps your foot stay connected to the ground throughout the swing. And they've really, I was chatting with Lee Walker, the lead designer for this shoe, and he says that he's really kinda tried to remove a lot of the material in the out sole to to increase that flexibility and make it light weight . Which is huge. I was just gonna say, makes it so much lighter. Mm-hm. You wear these shoes today. You feel like
PGA Merchandise Show: Crocs golf shoes
Jason Sobel and Cheng Kue, the Crocs Design Director, go over both men's and women's golf-designed Crocs shoes, which keep the traditions of comfortableness and modern designs of today.the house, I wear in the beach. This isn't the one you play golf in though? -No, no. But what we love about this, is the people that experience the soft, by the way comfortable Croc
True Linkswear: Gimme some Moore
Holly Sonders talks with PGA Tour winner Ryan Moore about his shoe company called TRUE Linkswear. From 2014 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.-Do you feel that there is anything here that could help the PGA Tour players game. There's a lot of PGA professionals here, but what about tour play? -Absolutely, I mean we all practice a lot and we are all looking for things to help us practice and maybe practice a little smarter, a little more efficient and so, you know, I'm always on the look out. Now, most stuff, you know, if it's a pretty solid legit product it's probably gonna end up on the ranger, you know, somewhere out on the PGA tour where we are gonna see it, but you know sometimes, you got a sneak peak and, -Right. -Get it before they might
Take your pick: Metal vs. soft spike golf shoes
Ashley Mayo Senior Editor, Audience Engagement at Golf Digest discusses how many of the pros use metal vs. soft spike shoes. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.but I tell you what, if I were still active on the PGA tour , I think I'd have metal on the bottom of my shoes. You're old school in a lot of ways. Is there such
Built for comfort: Haney on his involvement with Crocs
Legendary Golf Instructor and now renown Crocs' Designer, Hank Haney, chats with Jason Sobel to discuss how he got into the business of designing shoes and what he thinks of it so far.-I'm Jason Sobel at the Crocs golf booth and proud to be here with legendary golf instructor Hank Haney. Hank. -Jason. -Thanks for joining me. -Thanks. I appreciate it. -I know you've been with Crocs since the beginning. -Yes.
Bring it back: Discussing the kilties throwback
Charlie Rymer champions the return of the kilties to golf shoes. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.get some size 15's, I'll wear them. You'll probably only have a polaroid camera if you're wearing them still. It's a wind up. And listening to Lawrence Welk . Yes you are
Ladies first: Newest designs in women's shoes
Ashley Mayo Senior Editor, Audience Engagement at Golf Digest shows off some of the latest performance fashion in ladies shoes. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.them out there now. And when you're tal, when you're looking for comfortable shoes there, there's no shortage of options. My favorite thing about the spikeless shoe too is when you walk off the golf course , you can go straight to the 19th hole and you don't have to feel like you're messing up the carpet. Yep. It's comfortable- Absolutely. It's functional. You get a lot done. Alright one more Twitter question for you, Ashley. General rule of thumb on how often to replace spikes and typical life of a pair of shoes, asks Keith. Yeah, Keith, this totally depends on how often you play. As soon as you see a little wear in the spikes, then it's time to change them. But to extend the life of your shoe, you should really think about wiping them down after every round, keeping them in a, a dry kind of indoor environment . Do not keep them in the trunk of your car. Yeah, and for what you pay for today's technology, you wanna take