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Best Bowling Shoes

By Perry Hua

Depending on your experience and how often you bowl, you’ll want a pair of bowling shoes that will suit your needs and preferences. There are a lot of choices you can pick from out there, which can be a little intimidating if you’re just getting into the game. The first thing you’ll want to do before you go looking to buy a pair of your own is to learn what makes a great pair of bowling shoes first. If you haven’t yet, read through our guide on how to choose bowling shoes for a better idea. We promise it’s very brief. If you’ve already done that, you’re pretty much set with all the knowledge you’ll need. Go ahead and continue reading to learn our picks for best bowling shoes, for men and women.

Tips For Picking Bowling Shoes

How to Choose Bowling Shoes - Infographic - Athlete Audit

Best Bowling Shoes For Men 2017-2018

Low-End
Mid-Range High-End

Elite Atlas

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter David

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter The 9

Best Bowling Shoes

Storm Gust

Best Bowling Shoes

Elite Platinum

Best Bowling Shoes

Storm Mens SP2 900

Best Bowling Shoes

KR Strikeforce Flyer

Best Bowling Shoes

Elite Triton

Best Bowling Shoes

3G Tour Ultra

Best Bowling Shoes

Best Low-End Bowling Shoes For Men

For those who are just getting started with bowling, you’re probably not going to want to shell out a bunch of money just to get your foot in the door (or alley). Instead, it would be much wiser to purchase a cheaper pair of shoes while you get the hang of the game, and you won’t regret it if you end up not bowling so often. Most lower-end shoes will consist of both shoes having a smooth sole that won’t be removable.

Our choices for best low-end bowling shoes for men include the Elite Atlas, Storm Gust, and the KR Strikeforce Flyer.

Best Mid-Range Bowling Shoes For Men

Mid-range shoes would be the best bowling shoes who are looking for something in-between quality and value. If you find yourself at the bowling alley fairly often, or need a bit more performance, this price range would be excellent for you. However, shoes in this range may or may not have a traction sole or removable soles.

Our choices for best mid-range bowling shoes for men include the Dexter David, Elite Platinum, and the Elite Triton.

Best High-End Bowling Shoes For Men

For the best of the best, you’ll want to look for performance bowling shoes that can greatly improve your performance. High-end bowling shoes will have a shoe with a traction sole that can help you produce more power in your throw, while allowing you to pivot more easily during your delivery.

Our choices for best high-end bowling shoes for men include the Dexter The 9, Storm Mens SP2 900, and the 3G Tour Ultra.

Best Bowling Shoes For Women 2017-2018

Low-End
Mid-Range High-End

BSI Classic

Best Bowling Shoes

Elite Platinum

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter The 9

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter Vicky

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter Deanna

Best Bowling Shoes

Storm SP2 603

Best Bowling Shoes

Storm Skye

Best Bowling Shoes

Elite Athena

Best Bowling Shoes

3G Tour Ultra

Best Bowling Shoes

Best Low-End Bowling Shoes For Women

If you’re just getting started bowling, odds are, you don’t want to break the bank just to play one game without those excruciatingly uncomfortable rental shoes. It’d be much better if you look toward a more budget friendly pair of shoes first. Not only are they more comfortable, but they are affordable as well, and will help to improve your performance much better than playing with a pair of rentals. Make a few trips to the alley and you’ll make your money back in no time. Most lower-end shoes will consist of both shoes having a smooth sole that won’t be removable.

Our choices for best low-end bowling shoes for women include the BSI Classic, Dexter Vicky, and the Storm Skye.

Best Mid-Range Bowling Shoes For Women

For quality AND value, look no further than mid-range bowling shoes. These shoes will provide the best of both worlds, allowing you to play even better than with low-end or rental shoes while still not being too expensive. However, shoes in this range may or may not have a traction sole or removable soles.

Our choices for best mid-range bowling shoes for women include the Elite Platinum, Dexter Deanna, and the Elite Athena.

Best High-End Bowling Shoes For Women

If you’re seriously looking to up your game, and want a shoe with both a sliding sole and traction sole so you can produce more power and pivot more easily, get yourself a pair of high-end bowling shoes. While expensive, these shoes are specially made for the bowler who wants to improve enough to play competitively or find themselves at the bowling alley every weekend.

Our choices for best high-end bowling shoes for women include the Dexter The 9, Storm SP2 603, and the 3G Tour Ultra.

Best Bowling Shoe Brands

If you’re wondering what the best bowling shoe brands are, we’ve compiled a short list of our favorites.

3G

Best Bowling Shoes

Brunswick

Best Bowling Shoes

BSI

Best Bowling Shoes

Dexter

Best Bowling Shoes

Elite

Best Bowling Shoes

Hammer

Best Bowling Shoes

KR Strikeforce

Best Bowling Shoes

Storm

Best Bowling Shoes


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