Adidas knows that good trust is earned and the reputation of the Tour360 does not disappoint. The release of the XT SL BOA puts the golf line on a roll as it combines premium materials and unbeatable technologies in one shoe. Each item boasts something unique, and for this model, it is the X Traction lugs, the spikeless outsole, and the BOA dial.
The intricate design of the bottom of the shoe is a product of the Three Stripes' research. The X's on the outsole serve as the primary lugs, providing superior traction sans traditional cleats.
Making the perfect swing would not be possible if not for a stable footing. The brand addresses that through the Torsion X stability bar. It brings the foot closer to the ground, which gives the wearer more stability and foot control when making a swing.
This spikeless golf shoe is clad with the Boost technology, one of the most popular midsoles that are used on many performance and lifestyle shoes. This technology is composed of energy pellets that are compressed together to form a shape. The composition holds and restores energy more effectively other cushioning systems.
The upper of the shoe is built with microfiber leather. Although it is classified as synthetic, it brings different advantages. Some of those are being breathable, age-resistant, and anti-bacterial. To top that off, it doesn't lose its resemblance to real leather.
The XT SL BOA also features a unique closure system. It is applied with the L6 BOA, the most commonly used dial in the L-series of the lacing brand. Aside from a quick micro-adjustment feature that helps lock the foot in, it also keeps the foot from sliding sideways during lateral movements.
Much like the models from the Tour360, the XT SL BOA is constructed with a classic silhouette injected with modern accents.The BOA version gives an aura of fanciness but is still appropriate for an outdoor sport. So far, there are two colorways available for this particular model: Cloud White and Core Black.
- This shoe was released alongside its Tour360 contemporaries, Adidas Tour360 XT SL and Adidas Tour360 XT.