Nike Golf’s relentless pursuit of innovation continues to deliver technology that makes golfers better. Proof positive is the creation of one of the most talked about golf shoes in the industry, the new Nike TW ‘13, inspired by Nike FREE technology.

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Tiger Woods began the marketplace buzz when he debuted the prototypes on Tour last summer. The distinctive shoes will now be available to consumers starting June 8, 2012.

The inspiration behind the Nike TW ‘13 footwear began with Woods himself. He asked for a shoe that gave him the performance fit and feel as his Nike FREE shoes when he runs and trains. That question ignited collaboration between Woods, Nike Golf’s footwear creation team and Nike’s Innovation Kitchen, led by Tobie Hatfield.

“I train with Nike FREE technology all the time,” said Woods. “I love training in it, running in it, lifting in it. So I asked, why can’t I play golf in it?”

After Woods shared his insights, Nike’s footwear team immediately went to work. The result is an iconic shoe with Nike’s natural motion engineered outsole, inspired by Nike FREE technology.

“Now my feet are stronger and I feel more athletic,” said Woods. “These shoes provide freedom of movement and allow me to release more power through my swing.”

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The natural motion engineered outsole is designed to mimic and conform to the natural motion of the foot, coupled with the protection and traction of a lightweight performance golf shoe. This innovative outsole allows the athlete to keep contact with the ground longer, better harnessing the energy of the foot to the shoe and, therefore, the shoe to the ground.

“An athlete trains every other part of their body, except maybe their foot,” said Hatfield. “Natural motion technology helps increase the strength of the muscles and flexibility within the foot. It brings out the human potential for each athlete.”

The Nike TW ’13 also features the new Nike Dynamic Fit support system. Targeted support delivers unprecedented strength-to-weight ratio and one-to-one fitted support. Flywire-infused nylon straps extend 360° from the footbed to the lacing system, securing the foot for an adaptive fit that provides golfers stability with mobility.

To ensure that the TW ’13 upper moves in concert with the Dynamic Fit system, designers turned to Nike’s Innovation Kitchen to source the multidirectional stretch synthetic available in Tiger’s signature colors of White or Black with Red accents.

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Available June 8, 2012
MSRP: $220 MAP/Street Price: $180
Available Colors: White or Black

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  1. These Shoes are simply out of this world ! Period ! better than FJ better than PUMA and ive tried them all, TW was right they allow your to rotate correctly ! dont let anyone fool you into not trying a pair ! i now own 3 pairs Thanks NIKE !

  2. Thank you for those commentors that spoke on the actual quality and support. I’m a 14 HCP that’s had an extreme ankle fracture and knee surgery causing all kinds of fun shooting pains. I can’t wait to give these puppies a try.

  3. I am 7 hcp and am 65 yrs old- These shoes are truly revolutionary. The last thing I needed was a new pair of golf shoes but I have been experiencing some knee and hip pain. I can honestly say that these shoes mitigate most of my hip and knee issues. I think this may be one of the best retail golf decisions I have ever made. They also look MUCH better in person than in pictures. Highly Recommended even at this price point!

  4. Love all the comments from guys who haven’t even tried them on. I have never been a nike golf shoe fan but these are unbelievable! Just got a pair for fathers day and these are probably the most comfortable yet supportive pair of golf shoes on the market. Its a pair of running shoes with spikes and lateral support. The wave of the future. Try them on all you Tiger Haters! Worth every penny!

  5. The commercial reminds of The Big Miss, when Hank talks about how Tiger used to run sprints between practice sessions. The shoes are OK, but definitely not $180, more like $80.

  6. It cracks me up how people always have some negative comments about Tiger.. Leave the man alone!!! If you don’t like the shoe’s don’t buy them. I personally like the shoes and would recommend them to a fellow golfer… It really sounds like you can’t wait for the Tiger buzz to fade… Get use to it he is the best golfer in the WORLD!!!!!

  7. It’s a great concept for golf shoes moving forward. That being said, be careful wearing this shoe if you are even a mild pronator in your feet. The curved last will not be comfortable on you for even 5 minutes, let alone a whole round.

  8. Those shoes are so ugly, I dont care how athletic they make you….don’t ever wear something that looks like that. As soon as the Tiger buzz wears off again, they are just another pair of Nike’s.