If you require a quick answer, the best spikeless golf shoes are the Skechers Go MAX, which are ideal for use in the summer and are designed with comfort in mind. However, if you require a waterproof pair of spiked golf shoes, the FootJoy Traditions are the best alternative that feature a classic design that’s built to the highest of standards.
To rate the golf shoes within this article, we based our recommendations upon our experience and testing of multiple shoes (as shown in the “How We Rated” section below). We also carried out hours of research and considered a number of factors. Some of the factors that we took into consideration included the construction quality, design, sizes and styles available, comfort, waterproof capabilities, warranty and value for money.
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Golf Shoes Comparison
|Golf Shoes||UK Sizes||Type|
|Skechers Go MAX||6.5 – 12||Spikeless|
|Adidas Adipower||6.5 – 14.5||Spikeless|
|Slazenger Casual||8 – 13.5||Spikeless|
|FootJoy Traditions||6 – 14||Spiked|
|Callaway Chev||6 – 13||Spiked|
|Skechers Torque||6.5 – 12||Spiked|
Over the last few years, many golf shoes have seen huge improvements in terms of their breathability and waterproof qualities. These are essential qualities that most golfers require when walking around golf courses all year round.
Below is a list of the best golf shoes that are available as spiked or spikeless shoes and sizes ranging from 6 to 14.5.
The Best Golf Shoes
1. Skechers Go MAX Spikeless Golf Shoes
By far one of the most popular and highly rated spikeless golf shoes are the Skechers Go MAX. They are available in 13 different styles and UK sizes that range from 6 to 12 as well as extra wide sizes to best suit your requirements.
In terms of the construction, it features a durable spikeless bottom with a high-rebound insole for maximum comfort. The mesh top of the shoe is also water repellent, which is a great bonus if you find yourself walking through damp grass.
Other features of the Skechers Go MAX include:
- Synthetic mesh outer material
- Lace up closure
- Durable rubber sole
- Great selection of colours
- Medium and extra wide widths
To conclude, the Skechers Go Max are the best spikeless golf shoes available in the UK that are designed with comfort in mind. Although they aren’t waterproof, they really do tick all the boxes if you require all day comfort out on the course.
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2. Adidas Adipower Spikeless Golf Shoes
Another popular pair of spikeless golf shoes are the Adidas Adipower, which are ideal for wearing in the summer. In terms of their construction, they are made using a forged microfibre leather and a textile upper material using a TPU film.
If you have large feet and are struggling to find suitable golf shoes, Adidas offer these shoes in UK sizes that range from as little as 6.5 to as large as 14.5.
Other features of the Adidas Adipower include:
- Lightweight construction
- Excellent traction from the spikeless sole
- Additional cushioning for comfort
- Choice of five different styles
- Synthetic outer materials
Overall, the Adidas Adipower golf shoes are a great option to consider with their lightweight construction and comfortable cushioning. They aren’t the cheapest but they look great and are made by the reputable Adidas brand that are well-known for their high quality shoes.
3. Slazenger Casual Summer Golf Shoes
For those that are on a tight budget and require a pair of cheap golf shoes, the Slazenger brand have the answer. They are casual shoes that are available in three colours and a choice of sizes that range from 8 to 13.5, which is perfect for those with extra large feet. They also offer superior comfort with a lightly padded ankle collar and a cushioned insole.
Other features of the Slazenger Casual include:
- Brown, black or orange colours
- Stripped detailing and logo upon the tongue
- Designed with comfort in mind
- Large shoe sizes available (up to 13.5 UK size)
- Synthetic leather construction
Overall, the Slazenger spikeless golf shoes offer the best value for the money whilst retaining excellent build quality and comfort. Compared to other cheap golf shoes available in the UK, they are also far more aesthetically pleasing too.
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4. FootJoy FJ Tradition Spiked Shoes
The FootJoy brand offer a selection of golf shoes but their most popular are their FJ Tradition pair. They are the classic golf shoe design and they are available in 7 different styles and sizes that range from 6 to 14. A great feature of these golf shoes when compared to many of the alternatives is that the upper material is made from a full grain leather.
Other features of the FootJoy Traditions include:
- Multiple colour options
- Waterproof construction
- Foam midsole for additional comfort
- Moulded “FitBed” underfoot support
- Green friendly cleats
Although expensive, the FootJoy Traditions are by far the best spiked golf shoes on the market that offer waterproof comfort. Although the traditional style may not be to everyone’s taste, the comfort and build quality is far superior than many of the alternatives and they certainly won’t disappoint.
5. Callaway Chev Waterproof Golf Shoes
Callaway are a brand that need no introduction to any golfers and they offer a number of spiked and spikeless golf shoes. By far one of their most popular and highly rated options are the Chev series, which the brand state have been built for maximum comfort. They are also completely waterproof with a breathable leather outer material and a membrane layer.
In terms of the personalisation, they are available in either black or white and UK sizes that range from 6 to 13.
Other features of the Callaway Chev Shoes include:
- Synthetic leather construction
- Classic and stylish design
- Waterproof construction
- “Opti-Vent” mesh lining for breathability
- Dynamic outsole for all-year round comfort and traction
To conclude, the Callaway Chev’s are excellent all-round golf shoes that provide superior comfort and traction. Considering that they are made by the reputable Callaway brand, they also offer great value for the money too.
6. Skechers Torque Spiked Waterproof Shoes
Another pair of popular golf shoes by the Skechers brand are their waterproof Torque shoes. They are spiked golf shoes that feature easily replaceable soft spikes and are designed with comfort in mind.
In terms of the personalisation, there is a choice of four styles/colours and UK sizes that range from 6.5 to 12.
Other features of the Skechers Torque include:
- Durable synthetic leather construction
- Available in extra wide sizes
- Lightweight design
- GOGA MAX insole for comfort
- Excellent waterproof protection
Overall, the Skechers Torque golf shoes are a great option to consider and the popularity is a clear indication of their quality. The only drawback is the premium price tag but they are a worthwhile investment that certainly won’t disappoint.
How We Rated
At Darimo UK, all the golfers within our team agree that a proper pair of golf shoes are an essential piece of equipment. Collectively as a team, we’ve tried and tested a wide range that are ideal for all-year round use out on the course.
As you can see in the photos below, we own both spiked and spikeless golf shoes that we alternate depending upon the course and weather. However, over the many years of playing golf, we’ve tried and tested a wide variety. Others golfers within the Darimo UK team have also provided their input from their own experience of testing multiple golf shoes too.
As well as our experience and testing of multiple pairs of golf shoes, we also based our recommendations upon hours of research and a number of factors. Some of the factors that we considered included the construction quality, design, sizes and styles available, comfort, waterproof capabilities, warranty and value for money.
Golf shoes are designed to provide you with maximum traction on wet or dry ground and also help aid stability during your swing. Without wearing a proper pair of shoes for golf, you may find yourself not only struggling with grip on the course but also comfort. Therefore, they are certainly a piece of equipment that we find is essential for golf.
All of our recommendations above include both spiked and spikeless golf shoes that are suitable for all budgets. However, if you feel that you need further information regarding golf shoes, feel free to get in touch with our team.