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Vibrams Five-Finger Golf Shoes - Pics!


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#1 nova6868

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:47 AM

They are coming! The rumors were true!

Thought I would re-post these, in case they were lost in the original generic thread.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:50 AM

Where are these available, and cost please?
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

No idea, I think this is the first anyone has ever seen of them.

It looks like they've designed a new heel-stabilizing insole for them, which is awesome. That was my main complaint with wearing my regular Vibrams to play golf, too much of my heel rolling around.

Judging from their other prices, I'd guess these will probably be in the $120 - $140 range.

Edited by nova6868, 24 January 2013 - 10:54 AM.


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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

@AshleyKMayo who is an editor for Golf Digest tweeted a pic of these yesterday to see people's reactions.  Cool colors.  I think they would be great practice shoes because they should provide great feedback as to what your feet are doing during your swing (footwork is important, you guys).

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:59 AM

Yeah...no.


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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

So... they dont really look any different than my Five Fingers I have now.
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:41 PM

So, are these specifically designed for golf, or just another shoe in their lineup.
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:55 PM

noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:14 PM

They are interesting and I would give them a try.  However, the possible draw back I see is that they
don't support the ball of the foot.  If you play very ground soft courses they are probably, but not too
good on hard surfaces.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

no thank you. Not sure why though, as I have practiced and even played in flip flops more than a few times and enjoyed it, but man those look fugly.

Edited by 2bGood, 25 January 2013 - 11:26 PM.


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:53 PM

LOL.  Grumpy cat finally made it to Golfwrx, and we share the same feelings on these shoes.  A definitive no.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:28 AM

I love my regular Vibrams and I would have no problem trying the golf version. With that being said, I am completely thrilled with my True Linkswear True Tours and am not really inclined to mess with what I consider perfection.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:42 AM

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:59 AM

View Postnova6868, on 24 January 2013 - 10:47 AM, said:

They are coming! The rumors were true!

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I just experienced a mini throw-up in my mouth.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 08:37 AM

View Postnova6868, on 24 January 2013 - 10:47 AM, said:

They are coming! The rumors were true!

Thought I would re-post these, in case they were lost in the original generic thread.

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THAT just looks weird...


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Posted 26 January 2013 - 08:52 AM

I don't even have the words.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

View Postnova6868, on 24 January 2013 - 10:51 AM, said:

No idea, I think this is the first anyone has ever seen of them.

It looks like they've designed a new heel-stabilizing insole for them, which is awesome. That was my main complaint with wearing my regular Vibrams to play golf, too much of my heel rolling around.

Judging from their other prices, I'd guess these will probably be in the $120 - $140 range.
Just wondering where you got the info on the new heel-stabilizing insole. I think those insoles in the pics were sizing devices but I am not sure. This looks identical to the TrekSport model so I am wondering if there is indeed any "golf" specific tech in this new five fingers shoe. Anyone know?
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:03 PM

5 Finger shoes lead to uncomfortable social situations.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:03 PM

View PostWRXClarky, on 26 January 2013 - 12:53 PM, said:

Just wondering where you got the info on the new heel-stabilizing insole. I think those insoles in the pics were sizing devices but I am not sure. This looks identical to the TrekSport model so I am wondering if there is indeed any "golf" specific tech in this new five fingers shoe. Anyone know?

Ya know, maybe you're right. I had heard from someone at Vibram's that they were working on a golf-specific shoe.

Then I saw these pics from the PGA show and assumed this was the shoe. I saw the insole picture and assumed this was the shoe insole. I just put 2 and 2 together, but maybe not...?

To be continued, I guess.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

View PostKYMAR, on 26 January 2013 - 08:52 AM, said:

I don't even have the words.
I'm with you bro. I can't. I'm a shoe whore, and I just can't.


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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:06 PM

Loudmouth Pants with VIbrams...YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!  Cant wait to win the "Weirdest Looking Golfer of the Decade" award at my local course :)
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 01:10 PM

Never tried Vibrams since they don't make large sizes, confident they won't be starting with these.  Thank goodness for Trues.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:56 PM

Would you recommend these shoes for someone with 11 toes? Please advise.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

View Postpcirelli, on 26 January 2013 - 02:56 PM, said:

Would you recommend these shoes for someone with 11 toes? Please advise.
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Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:27 PM

Ditch the individual toes and maybe.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:32 PM

View Postpcirelli, on 26 January 2013 - 02:56 PM, said:

Would you recommend these shoes for someone with 11 toes? Please advise.
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

Looks like a different color-way of these:

http://www.vibramfiv...peedXC-Mens.htm

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:24 AM

As much as I hate overly strict dress codes, these shouldn't be allowed on a golf course, ever. LOL.
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:36 AM

View PostPuppetmaster, on 11 February 2013 - 11:24 AM, said:

As much as I hate overly strict dress codes, these shouldn't be allowed on a golf course, ever. LOL.

Hey, I didn't like them either when I first saw them. I think I referred to them as "dirty hippie" shoes.

Then you try on a pair, and immediately start to forget about how they look... athletic shoes should be about function anyway.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:18 PM

I have Norwegian toes. Do they customize toe length? I'll post pics when I get to my camera.


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