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NIKE GOLF | AIR JORDAN I

The iconic Air Jordan I basketball shoe has been customised slightly by Nike Golf in a limited edition release for golfers.

The shoe, which debuted more than 30 years ago, has far fewer alterations from the original basketball shoe than you€™d expect, with just extra padding to provide additional comfort and support around the ankle and a Jumpman logo on the tongue.

The changes are complete with a Nike Free-inspired outsole with soft spikes and a fully waterproof upper.

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Jordan, of course, is a keen golfer mighty keen golfer with rumours circulating last year that he was set to build his own private golf course in Florida.

€œMJ introduced his provocative style of play to professional basketball in 1984, and the Air Jordan I shocked the world at the same time,€ says Gentry Humphrey, VP Nike Golf Footwear.

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€œInterestingly, Michael started to take up the game of golf in 1984, the exact same year Nike started to develop the Air Jordan I.€

But Air Jordan golf shoes aren€™t totally alien to golf. Keegan Bradley (above), 2011 US PGA champion and a good friend of Jordan€™s, has been wearing the Jordan Brand on his feet at tournaments since early 2014.

Nike Golf Air Jordan I

Available: February 10
Price: $200 (£160)
Colours: White/Black/Varsity Red & White/Metallic Silver
More info: nike.com.

The article, Air Jordan I shoes get golfing makeover, appeared first on bunkered.co.uk Golf Magazine. Click here to read more...





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