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Posted August 15, 2016 in Products and Brands by Tom Brassell
By: John Steinbreder – Global Golf Post
The three new shoe models that make up the latest Adipure collection share one feature: They all were built on a new pure MTO last handcrafted by the noted footwear designer Toshiaki Omori, and made, in the words of Adidas technicians, to have “elegant lines, refined shaping and improved volume in the forefoot.” From there, however, each model was endowed with slightly different attributes.
Start with the Adipure TP, which utilizes a premium ThinSOF, hand-finished leather upper with climaproof technology, so that it is both waterproof and comfortable. The shoe also boasts a Glassfiber Torsion System that is placed strategically from the midfoot to the heel to enhance support and stability during the swing.
A “puremotion” midsole and outsole is constructed with poured polyurethane, for better cushioning and comfort, while a 10-spike configuration uses Stealth cleats and Adidas’s low-profile technology, dubbed “thintech,” to provide greater traction and surface-area contact.
Then there is the Adipure Classic, which employs the same ThinSOF leather upper of the TP but adds soft EVA cushioning in the heel. And it comes with a seven-spike configuration.
As for the Adipure Cross, the big difference with that piece of footwear is the soft EVA midsole and also the low-profile, spikeless rubber outsole that company officials tout for its flexibility and durability.
“The Adipure collection is our pursuit of combining game-changing technologies with old-world craftsmanship,” says Masun Denison, director of footwear at Adidas Golf. ‘We know there is a market for a timeless-looking golf shoe, but we also know that advancements in grip, stability and comfort are things golfers can benefit from. This delicate dance between craftsmanship and technology sets a new standard for modern classic footwear.”