As far as the actually playing of golf, golf shoes are recommended, but not required.
That means a good-fitting pair of golf shoes should prevent your feet from sliding around inside the shoe, and also should prevent your shoes from sliding out from under you during the swing.24 May 2019
Do I really need golf shoes?
Well the simple answer is, yes, you really do need golf shoes. And here’s why. First and foremost the golf swing is a basic turning motion. You need golf shoes with turf gripping spikes on the bottom to support your weight transfer and body rotation.
What shoes do you wear if you don’t have golf shoes?
Wear golf shoes with hard rubber, plastic, or other non-metal (soft) spikes. (You can wear running shoes or sneakers with good grip if you don’t have golf shoes). Don’t wear metal spikes as they tear up the course. Don’t wear boots, street shoes, or sandals.
Do pro golfers wear spikeless shoes?
Many spikeless styles can also serve as casual footwear you can wear just about anywhere. Spikeless shoes may also help you feel more balanced. “Since cleats on spiked golf shoes protrude from the outsole, golfers might notice a slightly elevated feel when walking and addressing the ball,” says McMullen.
What is the point of golf shoes?
Golf shoes feature spikes to grip the ground for improved balance and traction during your swing. Golf shoes are designed to offer support to the golfer, comfort during the long walk around a course, and stability during the swing.