Gear & EquipmentFebruary 17, 2014

Ogio is giving it a go in golf shoes

By Ryan Herrington


__There is an unknown when a company branches out from its specialty to launch a product in a new category. The team at Ogio, however, believes its on solid footing (pun intended) as it steps beyond golf and travel bags into the golf shoe market in 2014.

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Its foursome of models--the Race, City Spiked, City Turf and Sport--trade off the company's reputation for sturdy, stylish products. All four feature the company's Synkfit insole, which quickly molds to a golfer's foot and aims to minimize movement inside the shoe.



The top-of-the-line Race ($170) stands out with its leather outsole and ventilation system to keep the foot from overheating. It's also designed with a wide-toe area for increased comfort and stability.


The entire line is expected to be available in stores in May 15.


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