How can I clean my golf shoes?

golf footwear with a golf ball

Keeping your golf shoes clean is important for maintaining their appearance and performance on the course. Here are some steps you can follow to clean your golf shoes:

  1. Remove loose dirt and debris: Use a soft-bristled brush or a damp cloth to remove any loose dirt or debris from the surface of the shoes. This will prevent the dirt from getting ground into the shoes during the cleaning process.

  2. Clean the soles: The soles of your golf shoes are likely to have accumulated dirt and grass stains. Use a stiff brush or an old toothbrush with a bit of soap and water to scrub the soles of your shoes. Be sure to remove any dirt or grass that may be clogging the cleats.

  3. Clean the uppers: Use a soft cloth or sponge with a mild detergent to clean the uppers of your golf shoes. Avoid using harsh chemicals that could damage the material of the shoes. If your shoes have leather uppers, you may want to use a leather cleaner or conditioner to keep them looking their best.

  4. Dry the shoes: After cleaning, allow your shoes to air dry at room temperature. Avoid using heat sources, such as a dryer, as this can damage the material of the shoes.

  5. Protect the shoes: Once your shoes are dry, you may want to apply a waterproofing spray or other protective coating to help keep them clean and dry on the course.

By following these steps, you can keep your golf shoes looking and performing their best for many rounds to come.