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Protecting your feet is an absolute must on the course – especially in the UK. But what are the best waterproof golf shoes? With so many options from which to choose, it can be difficult to pick the footwear that is right for you. 

There are many different factors when choosing golf shoes, whether it’s price, style, comfort, performance, or a combination of the four.

Best waterproof golf shoes 2023

To make it easier, we’ve selected the best waterproof options from the leading golf shoe brands to help you decide… 

Adidas ZG23

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The ZG23 shoes provide protection and style. (Credit: Adidas)

If you want a lightweight shoe that doesn’t feel too bulky then this is a fine option. 

The Adidas ZG23 shoes are made from recycled materials and come with a one-year waterproof protection guarantee.

With featherweight underfoot, these deliver traction and stability you can trust, while the hybrid ‘Lightstrike’ midsole to the waterproof upper and engineered six-cleat ‘Traxion’ outsole, the ZG23 offers all-day comfort. What’s not to love? 

RRP: £160

Duca Del Cosma Bernardo

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The Bernado provides a more classic look. (Credit: Duca Del Cosma)

If you want more of a classic look then Duca Del Cosma will keep on the straight and narrow. 

Italian-made, stylish, waterproof and stable, the Bernardo shoes will have you looking your best whatever the weather. Duca del Cosma’s most stable shoe to date, with the exclusive advanced technology of a lightweight ‘Airplay 6’ sole, they feature a premium waterproof material and are handcrafted for exceptional comfort. They also feature an EVA midsole for lightweight, durable shock absorption and a TPU outsole with toe protector for added performance during the swing. 

If you’re looking for a stylish shoe that performs, Duca will not leave you disappointed. 

RRP: £239

• MORE INFORMATION: Duca Del Cosma 2023 range

Ecco Biom G5 Gore-Tex

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When Gore-Tex is involved, you know you’re going to be protected against the elements. (Credit: Ecco)

If you want golf shoes that are going to perform in everything the weather can throw at you, the Ecco Biom G5 are the answer.

Comfortable, practical, and 100% waterproof, the G5s have 360-degree breathability and Gore-Tex surround construction that is combined with the full-grain leather material to enable ventilation towards the sole of your foot. The outsole is powered by Ecco’s Biom Natural Motion Technology, which delivers stability and control, while the BOA system allows you to adjust the fit to your preference without the need for laces. 

You always know what you’re getting with Ecco – and when Gore-Tex is involved, you know you’ll be protected. 

RRP: £230

• MORE INFORMATION: Ecco 2023 range

FootJoy Hyperflex Carbon

FootJoy HyperFlex Carbon
The HyperFlex Carbon shoes will keep stable with the Carbon sole plate design. (Credit: FootJoy)

If you want something a bit more modern in style and innovative in design the FootJoy HyperFlex Carbon is the perfect combination.

These golf shoes are specifically tuned for the modern-day golfer. Hyper powered with a custom-moulded carbon fibre plate, they help stabilise your swing and maximise energy transfer, while the added ankle padding and innovative, breathable, waterproof performance-knit upper provide all-day comfort on and off the course. They also come with a one-year waterproof guarantee. 

Comfortable, stable and stylish. We’re huge fans. 

RRP: £190

• MORE INFORMATION: FootJoy Hyperflex Carbon golf shoes

Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour NXT


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The Infinity NXTs are Nike’s best waterproof shoes. (Credit: Nike)

We get it – you like Nike. If it’s the Swoosh you’re after, these are the best waterproof options.

The Infinity Tour NXT shoes feature a breathable upper that hugs and supports your foot, as well as having two Zoom Air units in the forefoot which are responsive to every step combined with piston spikes for exceptional grip. The Nike React technology is a lightweight, durable foam that delivers smooth comfort and with vibrant colour you’ll look great in come wind, rain or shine. 

If you want something fun and colourful but also perform when the elements are at their worst, the Nike Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour NXT is a perfect combo.

RRP: £159.99

Payntr X 002 LE

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You’ll get stability and comfort from the X 002 LE. (Credit: Payntr)

If you are looking for comfort, then the Payntr X 002 LE shoes your name on them. 

But there’s so much more. The spikeless design has a TPU outsole that provides exceptional three-dimensional traction that lasts, ensuring your footing remains secure, while they also maximise energy return and have great underfoot support. The ‘NeverWet’ super-hydrophobic solution provides non-wicking, waterproof protection from the rain, and a moulded Ortholite️ footbed delivers consistent cushioning and fit to ensure your feet are comfortable and dry. 

The Payntr X 002 LE shoes are going to be a popular option for golfers who prefer a spikeless design. 

RRP: £149.99

• RELATED: What you need to know about Payntr golf shoes

Puma Ignite Elevate

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You know what you get from Puma golf shoes and the Ignite Elevate are no different. (Credit: Puma)

Another spikeless design, the Puma Ignite Elevate shoes are perfect for those who want to combine style, comfort, and the elements. 

These shoes are designed to raise the level of spikeless performance. Designed with the brand’s Ignite Foam in the midsole, they provide step-in comfort, great cushioning, and reduce foot fatigue. The ‘ExoShell’ design provides a structure that combines engineered mesh uppers with TPU Film fused underneath. This unique combination of materials supports the foot during the swing and offers waterproof performance.

Quite simply a must-try.

RRP: £109.95

• MORE INFORMATION: Puma Ignite Elevate golf shoes

Under Armour Hovr Drive 2

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The Hovr Drive 2 shoes are packed with technology. (Credit: Under Armour)

The cushioning in the Under Armour HOVR Drive 2 shoes is not only comfortable, but it supports the natural motion of the foot in a golf swing and helps eliminate impact.  

Now when you throw in breathable and waterproof technology, you’ll be ready to go all year round. The supportive engineered microfibre upper and lightweight waterproof membrane keeps you cool and dry, while the Rotational Resistance spikes deliver superb traction and grip. Visually you also have the strategically-placed 3D print toe guard for added durability and protects the front end of your foot when sliding at impact.  

If it’s longevity and protection you’re after, you can’t go wrong with Under Armour.  

RRP: £140

For more buying guides and reviews, head to our gear page and our YouTube channel.

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James Tait is bunkered’s Gear Editor. Want to know how the latest Callaway driver, Vokey wedge or Scotty Cameron putter performs? He’s the guy to ask. Better yet, just watch his videos on the bunkered YouTube channel. One of the biggest hitters in the UK, James also competes on the World Long Drive circuit and is a descendent of former Amateur champion Freddie Tait.

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