First Look: FootJoy Pro/SL Shoe

FootJoy ProSL Model (Photo: Courtesy FootJoy)
FootJoy ProSL Model (Photo: Courtesy FootJoy)
FootJoy ProSL Model (Photo: Courtesy FootJoy)

The new FootJoy FJ Pro/SL golf shoe has launched.

This spikeless model has already gained big adoption on TOUR with players like Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood, Kevin Na, Bernd Wiesberger, Andrew ‘BEEF’ Johnston, and Geoff Ogilvy putting it into play. They join about 50 other pros on the PGA and European Tours.

“I tested Pro/SL initially in the very dry, hard conditions of Chambers Bay then in the soft, wet conditions at St. Andrews and the traction was fantastic on both surfaces,” said Adam Scott. “I also felt like my feet had more surface contact with the ground and for a longer time during my swing, so competing in this shoe is a no-brainer.”

The focus of the shoe seems to be extreme comfort levels given the design focus on the midsole and outsole and three distinct layers.

Each of the layers makes use of a proprietary polymer material called FTF, Fine-Tuned Foam™.  It is reported that the foam is 10% lighter than regular EVA foams used to provide shoe cushioning.

“FTF is a material that took years to develop, and even longer to determine what shoe construction could truly unlock the benefits of the material,” said Doug Robinson, VP of Golf Footwear Worldwide. “This Pro/SL category utilizes two densities of FTF within the outsole construction and is married with an upper that features multi-material construction for a perfect balance of comfort and performance.”

Availability:
53584 White/Blue August 1, 2016
53594 Black/White August 1, 2016
53579 White/Silver February 1, 2017
53596 White/Black BOA  February 1 2017

MSRP
$200 CAD Laced
$230 CAD BOA Closure System