Who should buy the OluKai Kapalua

A great addition to our selection of spikeless golf shoes, the Kapalua is the simple-yet-powerful kick you never knew you needed in your life. Purchase it if:

Who should not buy it

Skip the Kapalua and instead opt for the Footjoy Hyperflex if you fall under the broad-footed category. Also, check out the Jordan ADG 4—it's easy to clean and comes with no bad reports about color bleeds.

The Kapalua's exceptional day-one comfort

Scores of golfers are astonished by the stellar comfiness of the OluKai Kapalua. The following accolades show their appreciation for it:

  • "Wow, these are comfortable!"
  • "Extreme comfort."
  • "More comfortable than I expected."

People also commend the featured shoe for not giving them rubbing or chafing during first use. One of them loves the soft drop-in heel, in particular, which can be folded in for added comfort.

Ultra-high grip performance

Based on many reports, the OluKai Kapalua provides supercharged surface traction. One of them said that, for a spikeless pair, its "grip is very solid." Another one says that it "grips really well even in wet conditions."

Lightweight golfing experience in the OluKai Kapalua

The Kapalua has extraordinary lightness, according to a considerable number of reviewers. It "feels like you are not wearing shoes," says one of them. Furthermore, the Kapalua's above-average flexibility, in conjunction with its barely-there design, provides enhanced mobility, particularly during swings.

Those with chunkier feet beware

There are those who find the OluKai Kapalua a bit too narrow overall. One of them says that it's not cut out for wider Hawaiian feet.

A pushover when it comes to stains

It's been reported that the Kapalua is quite tricky to keep clean, especially the Poi colorway. There's also its eyelet reinforcement made of leather that allegedly bleeds, leaving the laces with a weird brownish color as a result.

Kapalua equals sweat-free rounds in the sun

This OluKai golf shoe is also surrounded by great remarks about breathability, from "my feet don't overheat" and "cool for hot weather."

Gives a grounded experience every time

Reviewers are very impressed with the support system of the Kapalua, with one calling the shoe "great for walking 18 holes." This fatigue-delaying golf shoe from OluKai also boasts superb stability, giving wearers more than enough balance on walks and during swings.

Olukai Kapalua: The swagger machine

Numerous golf players find the Kapalua extremely captivating. Their hot takes on it are as follows:

  • "Style is out of this world."
  • "Handsome golf shoes!"
  • "I can’t believe how stylish they look."

Facts / Specs

Outsole: Spikeless
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Material: Synthetic Upper
Closure: Laces
Style: Athletic
BRAND Brand: OluKai

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Author
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.