Who should buy New Balance Striker v2

The New Balance Striker v2 is a must-have if you:

  • are looking for a good pair of golf shoes that will not break the bank
  • want a cleat that will deliver comfort throughout the 18 holes
  • need a golf shoe that is 100% waterproof

New Balance Striker v2 label

Who should NOT buy New Balance Striker v2

The New Balance Striker v2 can't take beatings. New Balance Striker and the New Balance Sweeper are the better options if you need a durable golf shoe.

New Balance Striker v2 logo

The Striker v2 is instantly comfortable

Golfers are happy that no break-in period is required. This golf shoe is “comfortable from the start.” The experience even gets “better after a few rounds.” 

New Balance Striker v2 laces

Walking 5 to 6 rounds per week or going through to the 18th green 3 to 4 times a week will be a breeze since wearers attested that they had “no issues after 18 holes.” 

New Balance Striker v2 low top

This golf shoe is also great for long courses since it is not heavy, so it will not drag you down throughout the game. 

New Balance Striker v2 midsole

"Just outstanding" might be the best way to summarize the comments of the users about the comfort of the NB Striker v2.

An absolutely waterproof golf shoe from New Balance

A lot of golfers praise the waterproof property of the New Balance Striker v2, saying that it “works very well” and is “spot on” since they were able to play in wet conditions without any problems.

New Balance Striker v2 upper

Even when worn on a very wet morning grass or in the rain, this golf shoe is “watertight,” so your feet will still be “completely dry at the end of the round.”

Keep it steady with the NB Striker v2

Swing your club confidently with the Striker v2! This golf shoe has a “good stability on uneven terrain” and a good grip on the course. With the stability that these cleats provide, it is guaranteed that you will not fall on your back no matter how hard you swing.

New Balance Striker v2 outsole

The tight toe area of the NB Striker v2

The New Balance Striker v2 is also offered in wide width. Still, users described the toe box of this golf shoe as “too small.”

New Balance Striker v2 toe box

Some golfers even commented that the shoe rubbed their little toe even after getting the extra-wide size and found the toe box “a little more pointed.”

This New Balance golf shoe can’t take beatings

After a couple of uses, golfers said that the New Balance Striker v2 is “not the most durable shoe.” Issues like the breaking of the plastic lace eyelets and the spikes separating from the sole were reported.

New Balance Striker v2 spikes

Facts / Specs

Outsole: Spiked
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Material: Leather Upper
Closure: Laces
Style: Athletic
BRAND Brand: New Balance
Colorways: Black / Grey / White

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Cesar Monasterio
Cesar Monasterio

Cesar Monasterio is considered one of the best Argentine golfers of his generation. He is one of only 13 players to have victories on all three European golf circuits: European Tour, Challenge Tour, and Legends Tour. In 2014 he won the English Senior Open and was voted Rookie of the Year on the Legends Tour. Mr Monasterio represented his country in the 1995 World Cup. Still active and competing with a strong focus, he is the president of the Argentine Professional Golf Tour and the coach of several prestigious golfers. Finally, he is a specialist golf "Blacksmith" repairing golf clubs precisely at the workshop set in his house for this fine purpose.