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British Open 2017: Jason Day's Air Jordan golf shoes are creating major buzz

July 20, 2017

The opposite of Justin Thomas' uber-sophisticated Thursday look at the Open Championship is Jason Day's low-key athletic ensemble.

Andrew Redington

Day walked up to the first tee at Royal Birkdale on Thursday wearing joggers and a pair of retro Air Jordan I PE golf shoes. These kicks, which were released in February, pay homage to the original Air Jordan I shoes that dropped 30 years ago. Here's a closer look at them:

Andrew Redington
Gregory Shamus

And of course, fellow Nike athlete Michelle Wie loudly approves of Day's Thursday attire.

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