ARTICLE BY Minh Vuong
Nike Air Max 90 Golf Infrared CU9978-103
Nike Air Max 90 Golf Infrared CU9978-103
Nike Air Max 90 Golf Infrared CU9978-103
Nike Air Max 90 Golf Infrared CU9978-103
Nike Air Max 90 Golf Infrared CU9978-103

Nike Tap In An ‘Infrared’ Air Max 90 Golf
Release: TBC

The Nike Air Max 90 ‘Infrared’ anniversary party that teed off in 2020 is raging on with a fashionably late guest in the form of a modified golf edition. With retro brethren like the Air Max 1 and Air Max 97 already successfully adapted to go the full 18 holes, it’s safe to say Nike have worked out the correct swing for these AM90s.

Long-time Air Max fans may see some similarities between the AM90 Golf and the Hyperfuse and Engineered Mesh versions of the AM90 from the mid-2010s. For example, the mudguard and overlay panels are bonded, rather than stitched, to resist ingress from any morning mist on the lawn. Open mesh sits above for extra ventilation, while the outsole tread is tweaked to grip grass, cart pedals, and the bar floor.

Otherwise, this colourway more or less replicates the colour-blocking of the iconic running shoe turned golf course flexer. The requisite ‘Infrared’ tones highlight the heel Air unit, forefoot eyestay, ankle logo, and mudguard accent.

Just like waiting for the ideal wind conditions before hitting a driver, patience on the Nike website is key to getting the W-in-one. They’re currently listed as ‘Coming Soon’, so they could drop any moment now.

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