9 comfortable, high-performing golf shoes we recommend for the holidays

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Happy holidays from GOLF.com, your one-stop shop when it comes to looking for gifts for the golfer in your life. (Or yourself. We won’t tell.) This year we’ve compiled the best of the best to make your shopping experience a breeze. Not only will we recommend our favorite products, we’ll tell you where to buy them. For more holiday gift ideas, visit our Best Of Everything hub, or browse GOLF’s Pro Shop.

Behind every avid golfer there’s a good, reliable pair of golf shoes. These things you can’t take for granted. We all need comfy kicks that are lightweight and function at a high level, giving you the necessary support you need and traction you desire. And boy do we have options for you.

It’s important to pick a quality shoe, but you also want something that looks nice, too. We compiled some of our favorites — many of which our staff uses when we tee it up — to recommend for you when it’s time to buy for the golf-lover on your list this holiday season. For more golf shoes, visit our Pro Shop here.

9 comfortable golf shoes to buy

All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy a linked product, GOLF.COM may earn a fee. Pricing may vary.

ECCO S-Three

$200
The Ecco S-Three golf shoes look like they’d be at home on either a spacesuit or basketball court, but we’re here to let you know that there are in fact golf shoes. These spikeless golf shoes boast ECCO’s soft calf NAPPA leather with GORE-TEX water protection for inclement conditions, but also come with top-notch breathability and comfort. Other features include ECCO’S ZONAL FLUIDFORM™ Technology midsole with 3 different zones feature differing levels of rigidity, an E-DTS® traction system consists of approximately 100 TPU traction bars boasting 800 traction angles. We really dig the neoprene collar areas, which not only add a splash of color and style but also make these shoes among the most comfortable golf shoes we’ve seen this side of the moon. 
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Cuater by TravisMathew’s The Moneymaker

$159.95
Cuater’s MoneyMaker spikeless golf shoe provides a versatile, athletic style that delivers the tech features you need in a modern-day golf shoe. The upper is extremely lightweight, waterproof and stain resistant. The comfortable Ortholite sockliner is molded and sports a micro suede top cloth. The ultra-light, foam midsole offers comfort and rebound while the TPU spikeless bottom supplies extra stability and traction.
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Puma IGNITE NXT Disc

$119.99
The IGNITE NXT Disc golf shoe from Puma combines state-of-art performance and stylish good looks in a single, low-profile design. Underneath, the Pro-Form TPU outsole is built with an organically-altered traction pattern for improved control and better stability during the golf swing. Inside, the full-length IGNITE Foam midsole provides extreme comfort with a SoleShield TPU for enhanced durability. The flat-knit waterproof upper is stabilized with PWRFRAME, an ultra-thin TPU frame for lightweight support and better balance. Additionally, the shoe is incorporated with PUMA’s DISC technology for a quick, easy, and secure fit with micro-adjusting dial system.
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True Linkswear Eco Knit

$99
Go through your day and  play your round comfortably in the True Eco Knit spikeless golf shoe. The shoe is created with sustainable, ultra-light knit yarn, weighing a mere 7.4 ounces and sports a soft cushioned footbed. The upper is breathable and quick-drying to help prevent sweat build up. The versatile outer is comfortable enough for everyday life and offers aggressive treading for excellent performance on the links as well.
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Adidas CodeChaos

$149.99
The Adidas Code Chaos spikeless golf shoe provides a lightweight stable feel. It is constructed with a durable Adiwear rubber outsole that features Chaos Traxion with Twist Grip soft rubber. Code Chaos also sports a Torsion X stability bar that offers footing from the ground up and a responsive Boost midsole made with FitFoam. Comfort is found in its textile lining and an INSITE sockliner that also enhances balance. The textile upper provides water protection to keep your feet dry and comes with a 1 year waterproof warranty. Need more convincing? GOLF.com’s Kevin Cunningham wrote about what makes the Code Chaos a unique spikeless shoe here.
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Nike Vapor

$69.95
The Nike Vapor golf epitomizes versatility, with clean lines and understated styling that makes it easily wearable both on and off the golf course. The low-profile, lightweight, spikeless shoe is constructed with synthetic leather that is durable, simple-to-clean and water-resistant. The Vapor golf shoe also features a bladed rubber integrated traction pattern on the outsole for outstanding gripping power, so much so that it rivals any shoe that comes with removable spikes. The Vapor also comes with a full-length Phylon midsole that is lightweight and responsive, which relieves pressure on your joints as you walk. This is truly a golf shoe that combines style, comfort and traction exceptionally well.
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Skechers Go Golf Pro 4 Honors

$108.74
The Go Golf Pro 4 Honors includes high-quality full-grain, premium upper leather made for durability. The Resamax cushioned insole is ultra-lightweight and highly responsive. The outsole features a dynamic diamond traction plate that provides maximum grip on the grass and also includes replaceable Softspikes.
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Ecco Men’s Street Retro

$150
The Ecco Men’s Street Retro is one of the most comfortable golf shoes you’ll find, and it sports a subtle and cool throwback look. A great shoe for all weather conditions.
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Cuater by TravisMathew’s The Ringer

$199.95
One of Cuater’s first releases into the golf shoe market, The Ringer is modern with a clean athletic look. It’s also breathable, and the spiked shoe provides excellent traction.
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Josh Berhow is the managing editor at GOLF.com. The Minnesota native attended Minnesota State in Mankato. You can reach him at joshua_berhow@golf.com.