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Old 02-13-2015, 12:33 AM
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Shoes to combat morning dew slipping

What do you guys do to combat the slipping of those dewy morning rounds? Im playing a lot of morning rounds on park courses and disc courses on ball golf courses, so there's lots of grass, but it's all wet and slick. I'm almost to the point of buying a pair of soccer cleats. Suggestion?
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Old 02-13-2015, 12:37 AM
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actually, artificial turf boots wouldn't be bad.
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:43 AM
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Adidas Fast R goretex mids. Good ankle support without being restrictive, no wet getting in or on your socks and aggressive grip, but not ridiculous. Should do the trick.
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Old 02-17-2015, 10:11 PM
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Any shoe with Gore-Tex, and not a knock off water proof material.
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Old 02-17-2015, 10:39 PM
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My Salomon XA Pro 3D are awesome. I have been buying the previous models of these shoes for years and they just keep getting better. The soles last surprisingly long as well.

http://www.rei.com/product/872604/sa...ing-shoes-mens

AND...they don't have Gore-tex
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Old 02-18-2015, 11:19 AM
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I use the hulk version.
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Old 02-18-2015, 10:28 PM
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Any shoe with Gore-Tex, and not a knock off water proof material.
only gore tex, all others r not the same
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Old 02-18-2015, 10:41 PM
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only gore tex, all others r not the same
FWIW, I would have to disagree on this. I bought a pair of North Face Hedgehogs w/ GoreTex and after 4 rounds of getting wet, the GoreTex paper membrane started to break down and my feet would get damp. My Salomons have been wet dozens and dozens of times and my feet stay dry as a bone.

The OP wasn't referring to waterproofing, he is referring to traction from the soles/lugs of the shoes
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Old 03-10-2015, 12:43 AM
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What do you guys do to combat the slipping of those dewy morning rounds? Im playing a lot of morning rounds on park courses and disc courses on ball golf courses, so there's lots of grass, but it's all wet and slick. I'm almost to the point of buying a pair of soccer cleats. Suggestion?
Buy the cleats. For me, no shoe is going to withstand the constant torque associated with throwing regardless of how fancy they are. I've proven this to myself a few times before I switched to cleats. Its also worth noting that I've been exclusively playing courses with only natural teepads for the last 4 years. I bought a pair for 40$ and they lasted a few seasons of heavy use before replacing them on the cheap. I heavily recommend this path if you're not throwing from a concrete teepad constantly.
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Old 03-10-2015, 09:07 AM
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How is GoreTex going to keep him from slipping while throwing?

And Chains is pretty spot on. The best wet conditions grip I've had out of any shoe has been from Salomon. Their Contra-Grip soles are the best in the game.
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