Stuburt Urban 2.0 Spikeless Golf Shoes Review

How does a sub-£50 golf shoe look, feel and perform out on the golf course?

Stuburt Urban 2.0 Spikeless Golf Shoes Review
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Golf Monthly Verdict

A very solid spikeless golf shoe for the price. We think this is a great golf shoe for dedicated use in the summer. The aesthetics won't be turning many heads, but the performance in dry conditions and competitive price point make this a respectable offering from Stuburt.

Reasons to buy
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    Solid levels of underfoot cushioning and comfort

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    Neutral styling will match with any outfit

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    Brilliant value for money

Reasons to avoid
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    Won't stand up well in wet conditions

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    Not much heel or ankle support

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Stuburt Urban 2.0 Spikeless Golf Shoes Review

It's no secret that golf can be an expensive sport. With the current economic times we are living in, the luxuries of golf equipment and apparel aren't currently atop all of our spending priorities. However, rising prices and an economic squeeze shouldn't mean we can't enjoy our hobbies to the fullest and have equipment that makes us feel, look and play our best. Enter the Stuburt Urban 2.0 spikeless golf shoes, a very solid offering at a very competitive price when compared to the rest of the best golf shoes of 2022. 

Available in three colours - grey, navy and black - the Urban 2.0 is a spikeless golf shoe with a mixed mesh and synthetic leather upper. It's a very casually styled shoe that I think lends it perfectly to being a summer golf shoe. While the styling isn't going to set the world alight, I like how it's neutral and casual silhouette lends it to being worn on and off the course. The neutral look will also allow the Urban 2.0 to match most of the outfits you've already got in your wardrobe. This should hopefully mean you only need to invest in one pair of golf shoes, again cutting costs. 

I've only been able to test it on the golf course in dry conditions so far and impressively the grip has stood up to be as good as many of the Urban 2.0's more expensive counterparts. All of the best spikeless golf shoes should be able to provide solid grip in dry conditions - and the Urban 2.0 does just that - but I worry that the Urban 2.0 will struggle in wet conditions. As good as this was in the dry, I can see how the likes of the Under Armour HOVR Tour SL or FootJoy Fuel will offer a lot more all-year round wearability as the outsole on the Urban 2.0 doesn't look like it'll convincingly handle properly wet conditions.  

From a comfort perspective, the Urban 2.0 again puts up a solid performance versus similar shoes in the market. Of course the likes of the Ecco Biom C4 and Skechers Go Golf Drive 5 are going to offer more all-round comfort, but the insole of the Urban 2.0 offers a decent amount of cushioning and doesn't leave your feet aching at the end of a round. It's true to size and I can see how the width will suit a lot of different shapes and widths of feet. It's worth noting that ankle and heel support may be a slight issues in the Urban 2.0. It certainly doesn't offer the same 'locked-in' feeling as the FootJoy Pro SL or G/FORE MG4x2 shoe, but that's why it lends itself to being a great, casual summer shoe. At under £50, the Stuburt Urban 2.0 golf shoe is an impressive offering if you're looking for something casual, neutral and comfortable for the drier months of the golf season. 

Dan Parker
Staff Writer

Dan is a Staff Writer and has been with the Golf Monthly team since 2021. Dan graduated with a Masters in International Journalism from the University of Sussex and primarily looks after equipment reviews and buyer's guides, specializing in golf shoe and golf cart reviews. Dan has now tested and reviewed over 30 pairs of golf shoes for the website and magazine with his current favorite pair being the Ecco Biom C4. A left-handed golfer, his handicap index is currently 8.5 and he plays at Fulford Heath Golf Club in the West Midlands. His best day in golf so far was shooting 76 at Essendon Golf Club on his first-ever round with his Golf Monthly colleagues. Dan also runs his own cricket podcast and website in his spare time. 

Dan is currently playing: 

Driver: Ping G425 Max 

Fairway: Ping G425 Max 

Hybrid: Ping G425 

Irons: Ping i59 (4-PW) 

Wedges: Ping Glide Forged Pro

Putter: Wilson Staff Infinite Buckingham 

Ball: TaylorMade TP5 Pix