The British Open is a tough event for apparel and footwear makers to plan for because traditionally the swirling winds, fluctuating temperatures and suspect conditions have players adding and removing layers all day. At the same time, this week’s 150th playing of the Open is the season’s final major in men’s golf and is being held at St. Andrews, the home of the game.
To celebrate, Nike has created a special version of its Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour NEXT% NRG that pays tribute to Scotland. The shoe is functional, featuring two Zoom Air units in the forefoot for extra cushioning and a textile upper that enhances breathability. There are also two spikes on the forefoot and two more designed into the heel to complement the sole’s traction elements, but the shoes are also loaded with symbols of the game’s homeland.
The Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour NEXT% NRG is available now for $180 at nike.com. Here’s a look.
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