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High handicapper, need a golf shoe.

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I went to golf town about 10 mins ago and I was amazed by the choice.

FJ, eccho, adidas, nike, puma etc etc

I'm looking for a 100-150$ shoe.

I'd say my feet are not that wide.

I tried to speak to a vendor, but there was none obviously.

Should I feel tight in my gold shoe or kinda slack ??

I play golf at any temperature too .

Thanks a lot

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Get a pair of TRUE Linkswear shoes. Best shoes in the game IMO. http://thesandtrap.com/t/55204/true-shoes-barefoot-and-more http://thesandtrap.com/b/apparel/true_linkswear_tour_shoes_review http://thesandtrap.com/b/bag_drop/true_linkswear_2012_line http://thesandtrap.com/t/55413/the-big-2012-pga-merchandise-show-thread-true-linkswear-tour-edge-mercedes-sun-mountain-wilson
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Try on as many pairs as you can. Shoes are very hard to recommend because what fits me may not fit you. I bought a pair of Adidas tour 360s on someone's recommendation had to give them away because they gave me blisters. It was hard because I loved everything else about those shoes but the blisters were just to much. Picked up a pair of ecco bioms (with spikes) and can tell you I won't be switching brands anytime soon.

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Go with the TRUEs... on the low end they have the phx which is $99, the tours at about $150 and the stealths for $200... I have the tours and stealths (both last years model) and love them and am looking to add a pair of of the phx.

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