Equipment: New FootJoy line-up includes HyperFlex/DNA updates

Golf Equipment

Performance and style combined in new shoe designs for 2016 season

FootJoy have unveiled the upcoming 2016 shoes lines, featuring some new designs and updated features for golfers worldwide.

Changes to the popular DryJoys and HyperFlex models have been made to improve performance and comfort for all wearers, with design changes reflecting the ‘in-trend’ colours for 2016.

D.N.A

The new D.N.A design for 2016 will feature a brand new upper design, complimenting the low profile, sleek but stable nature of the shoe. A new Tornado by Softspikes TourLock cleat system has been introduced and is designed to keep golfers low to the ground for added stability.

For the very first time, the D.N.A. model will be available for golfers and retailers to design on the revolutionary MyJoys custom service located on the FootJoy website.

New 2016 colour options available include white/black, black, white/platinum, white/red and white/blue.

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D.N.A. Key Features & Benefits

The 3D FoamCollar The 3D FoamCollar moulds to your ankle for ideal comfort, fit and support. Locking your ankle in place eliminates movement of the foot, which can lead to discomfort and power-reduction.

SnugFit Tongue The SnugFit tongue is engineered utilising thin, soft, and breathable materials – including MicroVentâ„¢ technology – in order to conform to the top of your foot providing superb fit and comfort.

ChromoSkin Leather System by PittardsD.N.A. also features the all-new ChromoSkin Leather System by Pittards of England. This unique full grain leather system is lightweight, durable, supple and waterproof.

 

Xtra-Thick FTF FitBed Two densities of Cushioning FTF (Fine-Tuned Foam) are utilised firmer for stability around the perimeter of the FitBed and softer in the heel and forefoot for comfort.

 

Nitro Lastoffers a full rounded toe character, slightly shallow forefoot, slightly narrow heel and standard instep. The extra depth helps accommodate a thicker fit-bed for enhanced cushioning.

 

RRP – £160 / £180 (Boa)

Available from January, 2016

 

 

 

DryJoys Casual

 

 
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The DryJoys casual aim to offer the ultimate in spikeless technology for golfers looking for a shoe for both on and off the course, and are the golf shoe of choice for 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen and 23-time European Tour winner Lee Westwood.

New colour combinations of white/navy, black/white, white/red and white/black (Boa) are available in 2016, while golfers can also, for the first time in DryJoys Casual, take advantage of the brand’s exclusive Boa Closure System for an even higher level of comfort and stability.

DryJoys Casual Key Features & Benefits

 

 

New Colour Optionswhite/navy, black/white, white/red and white/black (Boa).

 

 

ECL Leather System by Pittards Key to its outstanding comfort and waterproof protection is the use of Supersoft ECL (Extreme Comfort Leather) by Pittards in the construction of the upper. This extremely soft, breathable and completely watertight material maintains in-shoe comfort, regardless of conditions.

 

 

Proprietary FTF (Fine-Tuned Foam) positioned in the outsole for cushioning and stability. The material has been carefully positioned by FJ engineers during development to create a perimeter-weighted outsole, which has given DryJoys Casual outstanding traction properties in a spikeless shoe.

RRP £135 / £150 (Boa)

Available from January, 2016

 

 

 

DryJoys Tour

 

 
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The new DryJoys Tour model offers golfers even more comfort than its predecessor thanks to a softer ChromoSkinleather that was developed by long-time FootJoy collaborator Pittards and which has previously been used on the brand’s D.N.A. model.

 

The latest model features a new patterned, but classical styling and come in fresh black/black croc,

white/white croc, white/brown gator and white/navy gator colour options.

 

DryJoys Tour Key Features & Benefits

 

 

 

Leather Linings – Provide additional comfort, slip-resistance and breathability.

 

 

 

ChromoSkin Leather System by PittardsDryJoys Tour also features the all-new ChromoSkin Leather System by Pittards of England. This unique full grain leather system is lightweight, durable, supple and waterproof.

 

Comfort Plus PU Fit-bed offers superior cushioned underfoot comfort and support.

 

TPU Integrated EVA Midsole – Provides increased stability throughout the golf swing.

 

Fibreglass Composite Support Bridge delivers unparalleled mid-foot stability.

 

TPU Stability PODS – allow golfers to have extra stability and power from a wide range of terrains.

 

Cyclone by SoftSpikes Fast Twist – offer green-friendly dynamic cleat traction.

 

RRP £145

Available from January, 2016

 

HyperFlex

 




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FootJoy’s Hyperflex adds new ˜in-trend’ colours for 2016, including navy/electric blue, white/lime, black/red, white/metallic and silver/yellow. The popular black/silver/yellow and white/light grey/royal blue colour options continue for next year.

HyperFlex Key Features & Benefits

 

 

·         FlexGrid 2.0 exoskeleton upper High-performance upper material defines the aesthetics of Hyperflex but also has a highly functional purpose. The soft and comfortable material controls the foot during the swing and retains its shape over time. A breathable membrane is guaranteed waterproof for two years.

 

·         FineTunedFoam 2.0 The inclusion of FTF 2.0 provides the exceptional comfort of Hyperflex. The next-generation midsole, constructed of a softer and lighter EVA blend, delivers supercharged cushioning.

 

·         O.P.S. – Visible at the rear of the shoe, the Optimised Performance Stabiliser provides support and motion control towards the heel.

 

·         N.E.O. – Next Evolutionary Outsole, equipped with ˜Tornado’ Cleats by SoftSpikes, has been specifically engineered with thin TPU that provides flexible-yet-durable underfoot traction elements that utilise the Fast-Twist® insert system.

 

RRP £140 / £160 (Boa)

Available from January, 2016

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