ECCO Golf have unveiled the Ecco Biom Hybrid 3, a golf shoe which breaks traction and stability boundaries with a new TRI-FI-GRIP outsole and GORE-TEX construction.
The model, which is the latest evolution of the brand's multi-award-winning and best-selling ECCO BIOM® HYBRID franchise, features a new Tri-Fi-Grip outsole and has three segments engineered for 'multi-purpose zonal performance': one for stability, another for durability and a third for rotational support.
Review: Ecco Biom Hybrid 3 Golf Shoes
According to Ecco, these zonal structure are a product of intensive research and data analysis in the ECCO Golf Lab. Each is formed from ultra-durable T.PU, meaning the shoes can be worn on and off course without affecting performance thanks to the TRI-FI-GRIP™ Zonal Performance.
Lead Designer Andrzej Bikowski’s focus was to ride the wave of success created by the first Ecco Biom Hybrid since its launch in 2011.
"We approached this project with the question; how can we make the best, better?" Bikowski said. "By combining our new TRI-FI-GRIP™ innovation with the same technological features created by the BIOM® last, I believe we have achieved our goal.
"The fact that all ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 models offer complete waterproof GORE-TEX® construction further exemplifies our commitment to progress and excellence."
As is the case with all of the golf shoes in ECCO Golf's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection, the ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3 is crafted at company-owned factories that utilise FLUIDFORM™ technology to bond the upper and outsole unit, creating a one-piece shoe without the use of glue or stitching.
ECCO Golf BIOM HYBRID 3: Zones
Zone 1: centres on delivering outstanding lateral stability throughout the swing
Zone 2: forms the middle of the outsole and is designed to guarantee walking comfort through the round and beyond. It also features a durability region in the heel where shoes can be prone to wearing
Zone 3: is a specially engineered rotational section designed to optimise the movement in the forefoot through slim, rounded lugs which promote fast and easy rotation through the swing
Additional Features of ECCO BIOM® HYBRID 3
● RRP ECCO BIOM HYBRID 3 £190 ECCO BIOM HYBRID 3 BOA £200
● An ECCO Racer Yak leather upper with supreme breathability and durability
● 100% GORE-TEX® waterproof protection, guaranteed for three years
● The option of a BOA® closure system for optimum fit
● ECCO Freedom Fit mixing a snug heel setting with a roomier forefoot area that allows toes to move naturally
● BIOM® NATURAL MOTION® technology brings the player closer to the ground while offering an anatomical last shape with superb cushioning and advanced support
● Removable Ortholite® inlay soles, offering long-term cushioning, enhanced breathability, moisture management and the option of extra width
●Other Benefits include flexibility, durability and a lightweight construction.
There is a women's verison too!
The RRP for the ECCO BIOM HYBRID 3 women's golf shoes comes in a little lower, at £170 for the standard shoe and £185 for the BOA option.
ECCO GOLF shoes are worn in competition around the world by Fred Couples, Ernie Els, Smylie Kaufman, Peter Hanson, Thomas Bjørn, Lydia Ko, Minjee Lee, Caroline Masson and Gerina Piller, among others.
For further information about ECCO GOLF, please visit golf.ecco.com