January 26, 2018 – The Nike Roshe, an iconic shoe known for its ultimate comfort and breathability, was first introduced in 2012. Six years later, the silhouette is retooled for the links.
The key feature making the Roshe G course-ready is a pressure-mapped outsole that targets high-wear areas, which gives the shoe increased durability and traction in key zones. It’s also wearable off-course, which reinforces the comfort pedigree, along with the new design’s long-range durability and versatility.
Sport-specific upper enhancements have also been made. For instance, the mesh is thoughtfully wrapped with a synthetic overlay integrated with the laces to give golfers a locked-down feel.
Ahead of the biggest golf tournament of the season, the world’s best players opened up with the Par-3 Contest earlier today. For the event, Nike debuted its new “Magnolia” Roshe G shoe, a special edition covered in floral print representing magnolia trees. The shoe was worn on-course by players like No. 34 ranked Tony Finau, who made the best and worst out of the opportunity.
While one may have felt inclined to laugh at what first appeared to be a harmless blooper, the camera pans in on Finau actually popping his ankle back into place—it wasn’t tweak, but rather a dislocation.