Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500 Review

Are these Inesis men's golf shoes perfect for the summer months and when packing for golf trips? We find out

Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500 Review
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Golf Monthly Verdict

Extremely comfortable, lightweight, breathable shoes ideal for summer. Also perfect for golf trips as, being spikeless, they can be worn on and off course, reducing the amount of packing required.

Reasons to buy
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    Range of colours

Reasons to avoid
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    Not waterproof

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Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500 Review

The Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500 have been tested over several rounds of golf at links, clifftop, heathland and parkland courses, and also worn for a fair chunk of a week-long golfing trip to Tunisia. As they are spikeless, they can be worn on and off course. Thus they can be an everyday shoe as well as a golf shoe – handy for packing for golf trips as its reduces the amount of bulky footwear to get into your luggage. The grip they offer throughout the golf swing is absolutely fine.

Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500

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My pair of Inesis Men’s Golf Shoes WW500 fitted well – I am a 9 wide size in shoes, and this width sometimes causes issues with fits – for instance I have to wear 9.5 in FootJoy golf shoes. The pair I was sent was in EU 44, which does equate to 9.5 in UK sizes, 10.5 in US ones, and were extremely comfortable from the off. They come in four colour options.

The shoes are lightweight and the cushioning of the heel and sole enabled long walks to be carried out without any tiredness of the feet. On that press trip I wore them for an hour’s walk from the hotel to golf course and then another hour back as well as walking round the 18-hole course in them without feeling it in the feet at all.

They are a summer shoe, so are breathable. I normally wear double lined golf socks, so as to guard against blisters, whenever I play. This type of socks work fine, but the downside is that the feet can sometimes get sweaty. However, despite playing in reasonably high temperatures in Tunisia, they did not when wearing these shoes.

This breathability has a downside – the shoes are not waterproof. I would have been prepared to take the manufacturers word for it, but in trying to fish out a ball – not hit by me I hasten to add – from a pond at Essendon Country Club, I ended up instead planting my right foot in the pond. I can report that the shoes are indeed not waterproof. 

Roderick Easdale

Contributing Writer Roderick is the author of the critically acclaimed comic golf novel, Summer At Tangents. Golf courses and travel are Roderick’s particular interests. He writes travel articles and general features for the magazine, travel supplement and website. He also compiles the magazine's crossword. He is a member of Trevose Golf & Country Club and has played golf in around two dozen countries. Cricket is his other main sporting love. He is also the author of five non-fiction books, four of which are still in print: The Novel Life of PG Wodehouse; The Don: Beyond Boundaries; Wally Hammond: Gentleman & Player and England’s Greatest Post-War All Rounder.