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adidas CODECHAOS 21 spikeless golf shoes feature recycled PRIMEBLUE material as brand aims to make golf more sustainable.
adidas Golf’s CODECHAOS 21 shoes are designed to “disrupt and redefine what golf footwear can look and feel like”.
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Building on the success of the 2020 CODECHAOS shoe, the 2021 model continues the brand’s bid to use only recycled polyester in all of its products by 2024 and remains one of the lightest golf shoes on the market.
PRIMEBLUE is adidas’ high-performance recycled material that’s made in part with Parley Ocean Plastic. These plastics were intercepted from beaches, coastal communities and shorelines, preventing them from polluting the oceans. adidas take that plastic waste and turn it into a performance solution.
But how have the CODECHAOS 21 shoes changed from 2020’s model?
adidas have enhanced the upper to feature a sporty design aesthetic containing more than 50 per cent Parley Ocean Plastic.
But this textile upper goes beyond just recycled content. It’s also waterproof (one-year warranty) to provide solid protection if golfers ever find themselves facing the elements.
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As part of the upper, adidas included overlapping microfibre panels on both the lateral and medial side of the shoe to give golfers more stability and protection when they play.
The spikeless outsole features TWISTGRIP technology where adidas used heat-map studies to determine the most optimal location for the lugs, providing all players with the best grip possible.
Many other features that golfers are used to seeing from our original CODECHAOS line will be found with CODECHAOS 21: full-length Boost cushioning for added comfort and the torsion X stability bar for added stability throughout the swing.
The shoes are available in both lace and BOA versions with a choice of four colourways for men (Cloud White/Grey Four/Grey Two; Core Black/Acid Mint/Grey Six; GreyFive/Screaming Orange/Grey Three; Cloud White/Legend Marine/Scarlet) and three for women (Hazy Sky/Cloud White/Light Solid Grey; Cloud White/Legend Marine/Scarlet; Cloud White Screaming Pink/Grey Two).
Models of CODECHAOS21 with the BOA Fit System feature an advanced sequence lacing for designated pressure distribution, an overlapping panel for a secure and stable fit and the L6 dial platform featuring a softer TX4 lace.
The BOA Fit System also includes FormTX guides for micro-adjustability and customised fit.
What adidas Golf say about their CODECHAOS 21 shoes
“We completely disrupted the market when we first introduced CODECHAOS last year,” said Masun Denison, global footwear director, adidas Golf.
“Building upon the success of that first model, CODECHAOS21 continues to redefine the definition of what a golf shoe can be by bringing the personality and performance that golfers will expect, just now in a more sustainable package. It’s a true example of where performance meets purpose.”
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adidas Golf CODECHAOS 21 spikeless golf shoe
RRP: £130 (laced); TBC (BOA).
Models: Laced; BOA.
Sizes: Men – 6.5-12 (UK); Women – 3.5-8.5 (UK).
Colours: Men – Cloud White/Grey Four/Grey Two; Core Black/Acid Mint/Grey Six; GreyFive/Screaming Orange/Grey Three; Cloud White/Legend Marine/Scarlet. Women – Hazy Sky/Cloud White/Light Solid Grey; Cloud White/Legend Marine/Scarlet; Cloud White Screaming Pink/Grey Two.
Waterproof warranty: One year.
Launched: June 2021