Gear & EquipmentMarch 26, 2013

Augusta Shoe Show

By E. Mike Stachura

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Go green: TW '13 LE showing seasonal colors.

As Spike Lee's alter ego used to say in the Nike Air Jordan TV spots, "Money, it's got to be the shoes."

Tiger Woods' new golf footwear, modeled after the Nike Free running shoe, might not be the sole reason he has regained his No. 1 ranking, but its distinctive enough to inspire a special version tied to the Masters, which Woods has won four times.

Nike's TW '13 LE has green, yellow and red accents on the outsole, the top eye-stay and the tongue. It'll be in stores this week in limited quantities. Enough for Tiger's sometime golf partner Michael Jordan. Mars Blackmon? Maybe not so much.

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