Golf News for Thursday, April 10, 2014 | Equipment

New Balance Golf introduces two lightweight cleated models, NBG2001 and NBG2002

BOSTON -- On the heels of the recently released lightweight Minimus spikeless golf shoe, global athletic leader New Balance announces the release of two new cleated styles to its golf footwear collection. Both styles feature a REVlite™ 10mm drop* midsole for lightweight cushioning and premium responsiveness. All New Balance cleated golf shoes feature the CHAMP® ONE-Lok® fastening system with ZARMA® cleats**.

"Golf industry feedback has been outstanding in regards to the design, fit and comfort features of our golf shoes," said Bruce Schilling, General Manager of Golf and Tennis at New Balance. "These cleated models offer lightweight innovative athletic design, a low drop midsole, and are available in multiple widths to appeal to a wide variety of golfers."

NBG2002
This ultra-lightweight athletic model features a premium microfiber leather upper with a two-year limited waterproof warranty***. The low-profile REVlite 10 mm drop* midsole provides lightweight cushioning and premium responsiveness. The lightweight exoskeleton TPU outsole incorporates the new, low-profile CHAMP® ONE-Lok® fastening system with ZARMA® cleats.

Men's Styles: Grey with Yellow Accents; Black with Red Accents, and White with Royal Blue Accents
Sizes: 8-12, 13, 14, 15. Widths: D & 4E (select styles).
Weight: 11.9 oz.
Suggested Retail: $124.95

NBG2001
The NBG2001 with a neo-traditional design, features a premium two-year limited waterproof warranty** leather upper and a saddle stability cage. The low-profile REVlite 10 mm drop* midsole provides lightweight cushioning and premium responsiveness. The lightweight exoskeleton TPU outsole incorporates the new, low-profile CHAMP® ONE-Lok® fastening system with ZARMA® cleats.

Men's Styles: White/Black Saddle; White/Brown Saddle, Black Saddle
Sizes: 8-12, 13, 14, 15. Widths: D & 4E (select styles).
Weight: 11.9 oz.
Suggested Retail: $134.95

*Due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 10mm drop are approximate.
** CHAMP®, ONE-Lok®, and ZARMA® are registered trademarks of MacNeill Engineering Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
***For complete details, see our limited warranty at a retailer near you.

The NBG2001 and NBG2002, part of the golf footwear collection designed and manufactured by New Balance licensee Klonelab, LLC, are available now in golf shops, golf specialty stores and online at www.newbalance.com. Both models offer styles in regular (D) and wide (4E) widths. For information on New Balance Golf, visit www.newbalance.com or call 978.378.3434.

About New Balance
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is currently the only major shoe company that manufactures athletic footwear in the U.S.; in 2013, 1 out of every 4 pairs of shoes we sold in the U.S. was made or assembled here. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 4,000 associates around the globe, and in 2012 reported worldwide sales of $2.39 billion. To learn more about how New Balance Makes Excellent Happen, please visit www.newbalance.com.

Media Contact:
Carrie Garfield, carrie.garfield@newbalance.com, 617.783.6710
Jackie Beck, jackiebeck00@hotmail.com, 860.304.3643