Who should buy the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2

The second-generation HOVR Drive is back and sleeker than ever. Purchase it if:

  • You wish to retire the OG HOVR Drive for something comfier, especially around the heel.
  • Golf shoes that give extra stability without sacrificing sensitivity are what you're after.
  • Moisture-free is how you wish your feet to end up after every round.

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Who should not buy it

You're better off wearing the Footjoy Tour Alpha if you need a pair that provides a more foot-hugging fit. And if you want something that feels broken-in and flexible right from the start, trade the HOVR Drive 2 for the Nike Vapor Pro.

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Remarkable all-weather grip in the HOVR Drive 2

According to experts, the UA HOVR Drive 2 knocks it out of the park when it comes to slip and skid resistance. One of them says that it gives "excellent traction in all conditions." Another says that it provides "fantastic rotational grip."

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Immensely comfortable but not immediately

Reviewers find the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2 enchantingly comfy. "Oh-so-comfortable underfoot" is how a professional gear blogger describes the shoe. Another one swears by its enduring comfort, saying that they "walked 18 holes without any soreness." That being said, all that plushness is locked behind a break-in period, which should be over after a couple of 18 holes.

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Footing preserved in every pair

A gear pundit says that the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2 has "incredible levels of stability." Another critic, on the other hand, says that the featured kick "creates a locked-in and supportive feeling."

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Narrow-toed golfers beware

"Extremely roomy"—this is how a footwear maven describes the toe box of the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2. According to the same reviewer, bulky-toed golf players might have a great time in it, but for everyone else, he advises to size down if possible.

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Under Armour HOVR Drive 2: Versatile in changing weather

Waterproofing is another area where the featured golf kick excels in. But the better news is: it doesn't come at the cost of breathability. In fact, "getting all hot and sweaty" is not a thing in the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2, says a gear journo. The secret lies behind the shoe's extra-thin waterproof membrane, which allows fresh air to pass through while locking out moisture.

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The head-turning HOVR Drive 2

This piece from Under Armour has a dapper design that can send you into overdrive. It's "one of the better-looking spiked models in 2022," says a trusted blogger.

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Exceptionally sensitive underfoot

One of the HOVR Drive 2's aces lies in its sensitive sole unit, with a professional footwear tester calling it "extremely responsive." The same reviewer also found it springy, saying that it left him "feeling energized, not lethargic."

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Facts / Specs

Outsole: Spiked
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Material: Synthetic Upper
Closure: Laces
Collection: Under Armour Hovr
Style: Athletic
BRAND Brand: Under Armour

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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.