The Under Armour HOVR Show GTX SL shoes are one of the products featured in our Editor's Choice product list.

Under Armour HOVR Show GTX SL

When looking for a new pair of golf shoes, golfers are often seeking that soft, squidgy feeling instantly underfoot for comfort when walking the course. But often, there is a trade-off in performance, specifically the loss of energy return during the swing because it is absorbed by these soft materials.

Editor’s Choice 2020

Under Armour claims with its wax-based HOVR foam cushioning system, there is no such sacrifice. It is said to harness the energy created during the swing and then return it to the golfer, delivering additional power at the crucial moment without sacrificing the walking comfort golfers expect.

The HOVR Show GTX spikeless shoe boasts a complex design to help deliver the best of everything. It features a Clarino microfiber upper with Gore-Tex waterproof protection guaranteed for two years. A cork covered Ortholite X40 footbed draws moisture away from the foot while an EVA midsole provides additional support.

Finally, there’s the rotational resistance outsole, which features cleats specifically designed to stop unwanted movement of the foot during the swing while still offering that on/to the course versatility many golfers crave, especially during the summer months.

We love the low profile feel of the HOVR Show GTX and the soft feeling underfoot stays the same, round after round. It provides a spring in your step when walking while also helping you stay grounded for longer during the swing, allowing you to generate maximum force and really go after a drive with power and control.

The Gore-Tex protection provides piece of mind for the UK golfer and those that purchase a pair of HOVR shoes in 2020 receive a free shoe bag worth £25, seriously enhancing the value for money on offer. For all these reasons, the HOVR Show GTX SL shoe was a no brainer to be added to the EC list in 2020.

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