The Ecco Biom golf shoes will impress you before you even open the box. Ecco have created a soft, mesh shoe bag that encompasses the shoe box. Once the box is removed, the bag becomes your everyday shoe bag. A small touch, but a welcome example of Ecco's attention to detail and quality.
As for the shoe itself, it is lightweight, comfortable and raw. The weight of the shoe is impressive and you instantly feel the difference that the Yak leather has made in the construction of the shoe, with the upper feeling noticeably stronger around your foot than traditional cow leather uppers.
Wearing them, you will feel that your foot is closer to the ground and supported by a improved sole. To describe the shoe as raw is to describe the Natural Motion effort by Ecco to get away from over-built, over-compensating shoes to a shoe that lets your feet do the work.
It will not be the most cushioned shoe you have ever worn, but you will feel the shoe asking your feet to take over some of the control in your swing.
The difference is similar to getting soft, subtle massage compared to one that is more intense and ultimately produces a better result.
Ecco are often ahead of the curve (specifically their Golf Street shoe, that became the fastest selling shoe in history), and with their latest addition, the Biom, they continue that pattern.
A lightweight, game-improving shoe that will reward those who can afford to pay the high price.