[Review] The (Not So) Sneaky Good Skechers Go Golf Pro 2

Go Golf Pro 2 white

When you think about big name golf shoe brands, Skechers generally doesn’t come to mind. All of that is changing with the Skechers Go Golf Pro 2 spiked shoes. It is being recognized as one of the top performing shoes on the market this year. Our review looks at the features that make up this not-so-sneaky good shoe.

Skechers Go Golf Pro 2

Overview

The Go Golf Pro 2, famously worn by Matt Kuchar on Tour, is Skechers top-level tour golf shoe.With a relatively simple look and offerings in white and charcoal, the Go Golf Pro 2 provides a no-frills look that focuses on the comfort and performance over the flash.

Comfort

go golf pro 2 side view

It all starts with the 5GEN lightweight responsive foam cushioning on the sole. The trademarked technology is a soft platform for the foot, creating outstanding comfort for walking. The low profile design features less of a drop between the heel and forefoot than most shoes on the market, making walking easier. For those who need additional arch support, this relatively deep shoe allows plenty of room for orthotic insoles and comfort for those with tall feet.  Finally, the U shape throat and heavily padded tongue allow for a very secure fit.

Need additional arch support? The Go Golf Pro 2 allows plenty of room for orthotic insoles and comfort for those with tall feet. Finally, the U shape throat and heavily padded tongue allow for a very secure fit.

Finally, the soft leather upper breaks in easily for comfort. If you’re playing early in the morning or in the rain, the Go Golf Pro 2 has you covered. The shoe features Skechers’ proprietary “H2GO Shield” waterproof protection plus a 2-year guarantee to keep your feet dry.

Traction

go golf pro 2 bottom

The diamond design traction plate outsole provides comfort and grip during your swing. Nine Softspikes on each foot in traditional positions adds to the stability of the Go Golf Pro 2. There are no molded spikes on the sole to get clogged up with grass, which Skechers refers to as a “quick release, full contact outsole.”

The Last Word

The Skechers Go Golf Pro 2 shoes combine simple design and coloring in a comfortable shoe perfect for walking. Try a pair for yourself and discover what the buzz is all about.

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Rudi Fann, PGA

Rudi Fann has been a Class “A” member of the PGA of America since 2008. He began his career in 1998 as the Assistant Golf Professional at Wake Forest Golf Club in Wake Forest, NC. In 2002, Rudi accepted a similar position at Rio Mar Country Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. He spent a year there before moving to Nipomo, CA where he worked at Blacklake Golf Resort. Over the next 10 years, he worked his way from Assistant Golf Professional to Head Golf Professional and finally Director of Golf Operations. In his time at Blacklake, Rudi devoted much of his time to running tournaments and other activities in order to create a social atmosphere at the club. After Blacklake, Rudi spent one year as Head Golf Professional at Paso Robles Golf Club before deciding to return home to North Carolina. Since returning to North Carolina, Rudi has worked with the First Tee of the Triangle helping to instill life skills and core values through the game of golf to local youth.

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