Posts Tagged ‘Nike Golf’

Nike launch Air Jordan 13 Golf Shoe

May 18th

(Shared from GolfPunk)

Jordan Brand has confirmed that the Air Jordan 13 Golf shoes inspired by the iconic basketball shoes will be available for sale from May 18thfor $200.

The original Air Jordan X111 was actually first released in 1997, so it has taken the small matter of 20 years to translate it into a golf shoe, but we haven’t minded being patient, as these new shoes look the business for our sneaker–head audience.  But wait, there’s more…

Rory Mcilroy Tees it with Nike Lunar Control

Mar 2nd

At the WGC Mexico Championship (Shared from GolfPunk)

Rory McIlroy will return to competitive action today at the WGC – Mexico Championship following a recent rib injury, and he is determined to get his season back on track and return to the top of the world rankings. Here’s what he will be wearing when he tees it up.

The 27-year-old has been out of action since finishing second at the BMW SA Open in January but with the first Major of the season just a month away, McIlroy is looking forward to teeing it up at the Club de Golf Chapultepec.

Rory has played an integral role in product development since he signed to the Swoosh in 2013, most notably in the footwear category, working closely with the product teams on the Nike Lunar Control franchise.  But wait, there’s more…

Best Sunglasses for Golf

May 28th


(Shared from birdieable by Rob West)

Protecting your score is not the only asset we strive for when playing golf, your eyes are pretty important too. Golfing in sunny conditions is to me, nirvana however blocking out harmful UV rays, is only one consideration when buying golf sunglasses. Not all sunglasses are created equal, and so picking the right shades for the right conditions will affect your ability to make better judgements.

For example reading greens through some lenses is particularly hard, and knowing what works best for you is an important consideration when making your choice of eye-wear.

Lets take a look.

Best for reading greens

Nike Golf X2 Pro $182.00

The hard core critics claim polarized lenses are not the best for reading greens, as they are designed for combatting reflective surfaces like water. In tests, purple lenses seem to be the most effective at delivering depth in contrast to a white ball on a green surface. My choice in this category therefore would be the Nike Golf X2 pro.


Nike Golf X2 Pro

Featuring an innovative pro-cut lens with Nike MAX Optics Golf Tint, a patented technology that amplifies the white of the ball and enhances the contours of the green, the Golf X2 Pro delivers precise visual information at all angles of view in a deep lens cut for maximum coverage. The lightweight nylon frame is fully adjustable, with secure-wrap temples and a ventilated, adjustable nose bridge for  fog-free comfort and stability. The Golf X2 Pro’s specialized thin-temple design fits comfortably under a hat. But wait, there’s more…