Vi är många som njutit av den fantastiska TOUR360-skon som gått från klarhet till klarhet i sina olika uppdateringar. Nya TOUR360 XT lär inte vara något undantag och personligen ser jag mest fram emot den spiklösa modellen TOUR360 XT SL.

Tillnamnet XT bygger på yttersulans X-formade greppsystem (X-Traxion) som ger ett så kallat multi-directional grip i svingen. De X-formade dubbarna ger större stabilitet och bättre fotfäste i ojämna lägen. Detta kommer att ge en stabilare känsla utan att man behöver kompromissa med komforten.

Du kan köpa nya TOUR360 XT och TOUR360 XT SL från och med 1 februari i välsorterade shoppar och online. Priset som nämnts är 219,95 euro – så det är ingen billig sko, men sannolikt väldigt prisvärd!

Så här skriver Adidas i sin pressrelease:
Changing the definition of what a performance golf shoe can be, the TOUR360 XT SL is the first highly technical spikeless TOUR360 that adidas has ever made. As most players want a shoe that’s extremely comfortable, yet still provides the stability and traction needed for the golf swing, the TOUR360 XT SL is the answer. The entire outsole features the X-Traxion lug system, strategically placed so players get the comfort of spikeless while still maintaining the grip they expect from a high-performance shoe. The X-shape lugs also vary in height, allowing for some lugs to go deeper into the ground, which adidas found to help increase overall traction. The shoe is also highlighted by the X-Torsion system through the midfoot to provide more stability and control throughout the swing. The X-Torsion system features an X-shape, connecting the heel and forefoot, which is visible through the TPU outsole. Players will appreciate full-length BOOST in the midsole, providing unparalleled energy return and even more comfort throughout the round. The TOUR360 XT SL comes in four colorways with a one-year waterproof warranty and is sure to change the game in spikeless performance footwear.

“We wanted to make the highest performing spikeless shoe in the industry,” said Masun Denison, global footwear director, adidas Golf. “We tested all shapes and configurations and found that the X-shape, along with a rubberized TPU outsole, provided unmatched grip, stability, flexibility and performance. The X-shape also increases ground contact and provides more comfort on all surfaces.”

The TOUR360 XT is completely redesigned. One of the key features is the new TPU outsole. adidas implemented a new eight-spike execution in combination with the X-Traxion secondary lugs for additional grip and stability. By removing two spikes from the previous model, adidas increased flexibility and comfort while decreasing overall weight, benefits all golfers are looking for. BOOST, the best cushioning in the game, has also been re-engineered from heel to toe. BOOST pieces in the heel and forefoot are now slightly wider and move through larger expansion holes on the bottom to improve both stability and comfort. The new BOOST cushioning has a lower-profile execution for improved aesthetics while also giving players a better feel with the ground. Underneath the 3-Stripes in the TOUR360 XT, adidas implemented the new forging technique by heating that portion of the upper to increase stability in the midfoot while also reducing overall weight of the shoe. It features a rich premium leather upper that comes with a two-year waterproof warranty. It will be available in four colorways.

A new INSITE® sockliner (featured in all three models) also helps improves stability and balance by cupping the heel which helps promote better posture.

The TOUR360 XT and TOUR360 XT SL come in medium and wide options while both models are offered on a brand new last which has improved aesthetics, more forefoot width and a slightly lower ceiling.