(LONDONDERRY, NH) ECCO – a golf shoe innovator – announces ambassador Lydia Ko has combined her South Korean and Kiwi heritage with a custom version of the all-new ECCO BIOM® G5 shoe as part of the brand’s Fall/Winter 2022 collection.
Reflecting both her personality and her dual citizenship roots, Ko designed her ECCO BIOM® G5 with cherry blossoms capped on one side of the shoe and black ferns on the other, paying homage to her native South Korea and the country she grew up in, New Zealand, respectively.
Additionally, Ko’s signature is embossed on the inside of the shoe, along with his logo on the tongue, a fitting tribute to one of the game’s biggest stars who boasts nearly 30 tour wins and two championships. adults in his name.
“I am extremely pleased to partner with ECCO GOLF to create my own unique version of the all new BIOM® G5 shoes,” said Ko. “ECCO GOLF is renowned for raising the bar in golf shoe design, and it’s fantastic that I had the chance to imprint my personality on this new style.
“The features we’ve added to the BIOM® G5 are really close to my heart, and it’s going to be really cool to walk the golf course week after week with the black ferns and cherry blossoms on your feet. I hope I will wear them to lift many more trophies in the future.
ABOUT ECCO BIOM® G5
Advanced athletic performance is blended with a premium, progressive and sporty design in the new ECCO BIOM® G5. The next generation of the BIOM® phenomenon is engineered with ZARMA-TOUR® spikes, which are combined with innovative hybrid grooves for exceptional traction and stability.
BIOM® NATURAL MOTION technology with an updated last allows the foot to move more naturally while providing anatomical low-to-the-ground support and stability as well as a perfect fit. Whatever the weather, GORE-TEX technology provides 100% waterproof protection and the BOA® lacing system is designed to provide the wearer with a simple, premium lacing option that provides a snug, easily adjustable fit.
ECCO FLUIDFORMTM Direct Comfort technology provides a precise balance of cushioning and rebound, while creating an integral, flexible and durable bond without the compromises common with sewn and/or glued assemblies.
Crafted from embossed ECCO Performance leather and a sporty mesh, the shoe has a contemporary athletic design, including an eye-catching midsole and color blocking to the side. A low toe profile gives it a sleeker silhouette with the women’s shoe offering a more refined and feminine aesthetic.
In addition to Lydia Ko, ECCO GOLF shoes are worn in competition around the world by Henrik Stenson, Thomas Bjørn, Fred Couples, Erik van Rooyen, Doc Redman, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, Niklas Nørgaard Møller and Caroline Masson, among others. For more information about ECCO GOLF, please visit golf.ecco.com.
ECCO is one of the world’s leading footwear brands combining style and comfort. ECCO’s success is based on perfectly fitting products and top quality leathers. ECCO owns and manages all aspects of the value chain, from tanneries and shoemaking to wholesale and retail operations. ECCO products are sold in 88 countries in more than 2,000 ECCO stores and more than 14,000 points of sale. ECCO is a family business founded in Denmark in 1963 and employs over 20,000 people worldwide. www.eccousa.com