Limited-Edition Adidas TOUR360 XT Parley features an upper made from upcycled plastic waste.
Golf footwear is absolute fire this year. The streetwear influence coupled with the fresh colorways and designs is enough to impress even the biggest sneakerheads. The latest example is adidas Golf’s limited-edition TOUR360 XT Parley shoe, which drops Monday, June 10th.
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adidas has been cranking out cool and creative colorways and styles of its TOUR360 franchise over the past couple of years. The TOUR360 XT Parley is on another level, though. Sure, it is easy to get drawn into the flashy ocean blue and aqua colorway, trendy sock-like collar, and full-length BOOST midsole. But, the true story lies in the textile upper.
Good for the Oceans; Good for your Feet
The yarns of the upper were spun from upcycled plastic waste that was intercepted from beaches and coastal communities. The TOUR360 XT Parley is the first golf shoe made from this raw material. There isn’t a more appropriate place to debut the shoe than at Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open.
In creating the new kicks, adidas worked with Parley for Oceans, an environmental organization dedicated to the sustainability of our oceans. For this version of the TOUR360 XT, Parley intercepted the plastic waste and transformed it into the high-performance thread used on the upper of the shoe.
While this is the first time adidas and Parley have collaborated on a golf product, the two are hardly strangers. Over the past few years, they have teamed up on adidas’ UltraBoost running shoes (a personal favorite) and many pieces of apparel, including jerseys for Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, and MLS teams. The partnership feeds into adidas’ overall strategy to use 100% recycled polyester in all apparel and footwear by 2024.
The TOUR360 XT Parley offers serious performance to go along with its serious message. It is built on the TOUR360 XT eight-spike outsole with X-Traxion technology and the 360WRAP in the midfoot provides additional support and stability. It also offers a one-year waterproof warranty.
How to Buy
You can grab a pair starting Monday, June 10th on adidas.com and at the merchandise area at Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open. Select retailers will also be stocking the shoe. We also expect to see some adidas players lacing them up at the U.S. Open. Keep in mind, this is a very limited-edition shoe, so get it early.