What we say...
Today’s Golfer Shoes Long Term Test 2011
Tested: Summer 2011
Christopher Alexander 24 HCP – Prioritises comfort and value when buying shoes.
Johnny Stanco – 14 HCP – Style and performance are two important criteria.
Colin Blair – 14 HCP – This keen player needs durability and performance.
Chris: He was initially impressed and thought they were ‘elegantly styled’ and comfortable straight out of the box. However, on the course his assessment was that these actually gripped too well and he felt it slightly restricted his followthrough although walking on the course was extremely comfortable. He recommended these for faster swingers looking for extra grip. Also let’s see what happens once the spikes wear a bit.
Johnny: Johnny found these a little uncomfortable at first and it took him a while to break them in. In terms of performance he said they were very middle-of-the-road and this meant the price tag came as a bit of a shock to him, which is why he marked them down on value. He liked the plain look as he thought this made them elegant and understated.
Colin: Colin was impressed by the stylish looks and thought they were unlike anything else on the market due to the one-piece leather construction. They performed well, giving Colin enough grip and traction even on his hilly home course. They hurt his heel for the first couple of rounds but this calmed down after a while. His biggest criticism was how much the leather creased across the top of the toes as he walked and he wasn’t sure how good these would look after six months. We’ll soon find out!
The Mizuno MP Golf Shoes feature a fine grain leather upper, Mizuno's patented Infinity Wave plate and the new IG3 Spikes. With mid and outer sole technology drawn from Mizuno's running footwear, the MP Shoe offers both cushioning and stability through the combination of the patented Mizuno Infinity Wave Plate and the flexible EVA Midsole.
Sizes: UK 6.5-11 (half sizes)
Tel: 0800 328 0180