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New Balance introduces Fresh Foam Contend

Boston, Mass., March 31, 2022 – New Balance Golf has added the Fresh Foam Contend to its performance footwear collection for 2022. The waterproof, spikeless Fresh Foam Contend features a reengineered Fresh Foam midsole designed to deliver support and comfort in every step.


Fresh Foam Contend Tech Specs:
Fresh Foam® Midsole: The new Fresh Foam midsole features data-driven concave geometric shapes on the lateral side of the shoe to deliver a soft, cushioned ride. The vertical convex geometric shapes on the medial side provide exceptional walking stability and support under the arch of the foot.        



Cush+® Cush+ is a foam compound used for the insole to provide ultra-soft and responsive cushioning without sacrificing durability and stability.

The Fresh Foam Contend has a waterproof microfiber leather/performance mesh upper. The spikeless, smart rubber outsole incorporates pressure mapping colors, highlighting key performance zones. 

Fresh Foam Contend Specifications:
Weight: 12.2 oz.
Color: White, Black/Grey, Navy/Blue, Grey/Red, White/Green*
Sizes: 8 -12, 13, 14; Widths: D, 2E, 4E
Two-year limited waterproof warranty
45-day Comfort warranty
Retail Pricing: $99.95                     


As with all New Balance golf shoes, comfort begins right out-of-the-box with the Fresh Foam Contend. New Balance offers a 45-day comfort warranty.  To view the entire collection of footwear, visit

About New Balance
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. Manufactured in the U.S. for over 75 years and representing a limited portion of our U.S. sales, New Balance Made U.S. is a premium collection that contains a domestic value of 70% or greater. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 7,000 associates around the globe. To learn more about New Balance, please visit and for the latest press information please visit

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