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TG2: “What sneaker would you turn into a golf shoe?”



“If you could turn any sneaker into a golf shoe, what would you pick?”

This question was first raised in our recent “Yo, GolfWRX?” episode, leading to a number of responses on Facebook — some better than others. So, for this week’s Two Guys Talkin’ Golf episode, equipment expert Brian Knudson and Editor Andrew Tursky discuss their top-3 sneaker picks to turn into golf shoes. Also, they discuss Tiger Woods’ reported club head speed of 128.4 mph, and whether that’s even possible.

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  1. Milton Gombo

    Mar 7, 2018 at 1:32 pm

    Go along with Jordan 12’s. Also Iverson Answers.

  2. bonifacj

    Mar 4, 2018 at 7:08 am

    Adidas Rod Lavers

  3. Geoff

    Mar 2, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    Adidas Superstar 2G Fresh

  4. Sk8terboiii

    Mar 2, 2018 at 12:04 pm

    Soap shoes with cleats, so I could grind the bench in the locker room after I shoot 99.

  5. James T

    Mar 2, 2018 at 11:49 am

    What dress shoe would you turn into a golf shoe? I’d go with my slip-on loafers made in Spain. Or, in a pinch, my farm & ranch boots by Georgia Boots. I’ve actually used the latter on the range and practice putting green.

  6. Scooter

    Mar 2, 2018 at 10:51 am

    Not sure what the obsession is with high tops / basketball shoes being turned into golf shoes. Apparently I’m the only one that gets really hot / sweaty feet when I play haha I do think Vans would sick bruhhhh #shaka

  7. Luke Demaree

    Mar 2, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Jordan 12’s. nuff said

  8. JJordiJ

    Mar 2, 2018 at 8:58 am

    Some Yeezy’s or Human Race as golf shoes would be cool… Re-release Jordan 1’s would be nice too.

  9. Andrew

    Mar 2, 2018 at 8:46 am

    Want to stop hearing of a$$holes at PGA Tour events? Stop selling them the golf shoes they wear. This isn’t rocket science.

  10. Peter R

    Mar 1, 2018 at 10:11 pm

    In the category of shoes that would actually work well, to add to Vans, I would love to see a pair of Nike Cortez. Maybe the old adidas Sambas or Gazelles. Skateboard shoes, too. Maybe DC shoes.

  11. Lk

    Mar 1, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    As stupid as they look I bet a pair of those Vibram toe shoes would be fun to play in once.

  12. J Zilla

    Mar 1, 2018 at 10:02 pm

    Yea definitely those Agassi ones.

    Some ASICS Nimbus with spikes would be great for practice for me.

    And Reebok Pumps for shitz and giggles. (I’d wear em for sure)

  13. Shaun

    Mar 1, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Black vans with gum sole.

  14. Getemgoose

    Mar 1, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Brooks Ghost. Most comfortable running shoe I ever trekked miles in.

  15. Ogo

    Mar 1, 2018 at 7:56 pm

    Air Jordan’s all the way, homie …..

  16. Brian

    Mar 1, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    Converse all stars
    Chuck Taylor

  17. Sturdi

    Mar 1, 2018 at 7:09 pm

    OG Stan Smith’s

  18. Ryan

    Mar 1, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    Off-White Jordan 1 in White, Yeezy 350 Pirate Blacks, NMD R2, and Pharrells

  19. Kristian Oakes

    Mar 1, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Janoski’s all day. Basically any Nike skate shoe

    • Scooter

      Mar 2, 2018 at 10:53 am

      I have a pair of these and completely agree. Most comfortable shoe I own. Thinking of how to put some spikes in the bottom

  20. taco breath

    Mar 1, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    nike airmax 98, nike spridon, adidas raf simons ozweego, new balance 990, adidas Munich

  21. the dude

    Mar 1, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    i’m sure all those options would be comfy…

  22. joe

    Mar 1, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    James Harden Vol. 1 would be an amazing golf shoe! Been saying this since it came out

  23. nyguy

    Mar 1, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    it would have nothing to do with basketball….

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  • 20:15 — Taylor on the high-toe trend in wedges
  • 24:00 — Patrick Reed
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  • 63:55 — Roundtable Favorite track
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  • 66:10 — Roundtable If you had to buy a wedge/putter/irons
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