Early success has New Balance expanding golf-shoe line
Following its entry into the golf-shoe market this year, New Balance will introduce a spikeless version of its first offering this fall.
Built on the same frame as its popular running shoe, the 574B weighs just 9.6 ounces with a lightweight foam midsole and a mesh upper that incorporates a thin, no-stitch construction.
New Balance officials say the success of the cleated 574 golf shoe released in the spring gave the company an opportunity to capitalize on its popularity with a spikeless version.
Two colors -- white and grey/yellow -- will be available Nov. 1 ($90), and a navy/orange version early in 2015.
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