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New golf shoes 2021: FootJoy

FootJoy have a serious impressive shoe line-up for 2021 after adding numerous brand spanking new shoes to their portfolio for 2021. You may have seen them out on tour already, but here’s everything you need to know…

First up the Stratos.

FootJoy Stratus

The big story behind this shoe is comfort thanks to a new cushioning compound called StratoFoam. This is a foam blend which helps absorb shock for optimal comfort as well as providing an energy return when walking and swinging.

But that’s not where the new technology stops as we also have a new outsole design. The VersaTrax+ design provides optimised traction for any lie or condition you could face out on the course.

This is achieved by changing the tread pattern to provide anti-channeling traction as reduce debris can be caught in the print and the numerous angles help maintain grip and prevent slipping.

It also features numerous TPU compounds to ensure you have the best grip both on and off the course making this a truly versatile footwear option.

The upper is made from Pittards English leather which is beautiful and soft for a luxurious supple feel. It also features an integrated tongue to keep that comfort story going.

The Hyperflex were a golf shoes built from the ground up.

FootJoy Hyperflex

The key new technology is very clear to see on the outside of the shoe in the form of the all new “wrapid” closure system, featuring a new Boa fit. This is to provide a tighter precision fit without adding pressure on the top of the foot – but it also really adds to the aesthetics of the shoe.

This whole shoe has an athletic style and this is by no mistake. It is shaped with a slightly narrower heel and full rounded toe to give it a more sporty appeal.

They feature a new outsole called ‘Optiflex’ – grooves that flex with the movement of your foot to ensure everything stays where it should throughout the swing as well as added comfort.

Talking of comfort there is also a layer of stratofoam cushioning to absorb shock and give maximum energy return. And that red section on the heel? That’s an extra moulded fitbed for further comfort and control.

  • RRP: £129.99 (laced); £149.99 (BOA)

The classic styling of the Premiere series line-up is to die for.

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The new designs from FootJoy looks to combine inspiration from classic shoes with some serious modern technology.

The men’s range features three different designs in the Premiere range all inspired by important people in FootJoy’s history. The series also includes women’s premiere series models.

A really cool feature of this line-up is the additional MyJoy options which even give you the option to choose between a spiked or spikeless sole.

  • RRP: £149.99 (Women’s); £159.99 (Flint/Packard); £169.99 (Tarlow)

But that’s not all! FootJoy have now added a new limited edition Peach Cobbler shoe in the Premiere Series Packard model.

new golf shoes 2021

These are to celebrate 75 years of leadership so quite appropriately FootJoy are releasing 75 pairs. Each shoe will be numbered, from 1-75, and be accompanied by an authenticity card with its unique number.

You have the Masters to thank for the peach theme. Augusta National is found in Georgia which is also known as the Peach state. The local Fruitland Nurseries was one of the world’s most successful horticultural sites back in the 19th century so much so the state became famous for its peaches.

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Want to get your hands on a pair? As there are only 75 pairs available worldwide the only way to get a pair is to win one. 12 pairs will be available to to UK winners. So head over to the FootJoy website to find out more.

FootJoy also have a number of spikeless models for 2021.

No surprises out the gate. The incredibly popular Pro SL remains in the line-up. I love this new grey and white colourway. With tour proven all weather traction you can’t go wrong with this model.

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  • RRP: £149.99 (men’s) £124.99 (women’s)

If like me you love the convenience of the BOA closure system you’ll be pleased to hear FJ have also added a Pro SL Carbon BOA to their line-up.

The Carbon offering differs from the Pro SL as it features a carbon fibre insert within the midsole to offer exceptional stability and motion control.

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At the other end of the budget scale, the Flex has a new look and new colourways for 2021. If you’re after a shoe that you can wear both on and off the golf course this is for you. The combination of the cushioning from the EVA midsole, and the breathability of the upper, make these seriously comfortable.

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  • RRP: £79.99

Again the Flex XP have a really sporty styling. The new mesh ribbing gives your foot more support throughout the swing. these shoes are lightweight and breathable as well as being fully waterproof.

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  • RRP: £109.99

A brand new addition to the range is the new Flex XP Camo. The men’s offering comes in this striking grey print.

This pattern is so popular at the moment I imagine these will sell out fast!

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  • RRP: £109.99

If you’re after something super lightweight you’re in luck. The Superlites XP have a really sport styling but also boast some serious comfort. An added bonus, they are fully waterproof.

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  • RRP: £99.99

The Contour casual gets its name from its relaxed styling and comfort levels which aim to deliver a casual underfoot feel. This also has a spiked counterpart.

new golf shoes 2021
  • RRP: £99.99

FootJoy’s 2021 women’s range is their biggest yet with numerous spiked and spikeless options.

First up the classic styling of the Women’s Premiere series shoes are to die for. I really like the fact we have laced and BOA options here too.

new golf shoes 2021
  • RRP: £149.99

Again the Pro SLs come in numerous women’s colourways and has BOA and lace options. I loved these when I tested them out last year.

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  • RRP: £124.99

There are also three Flex models in the women’s range. The Flex is a versatile lightweight spikeless offering which is perfect for all day comfort in summer, both on and off the course.

new golf shoes 2021
  • RRP: £79.99

The Flex XP colourways are gorgeous this year. I especially like the mint and pink options. These are waterproof and feature the same mesh ribbing for support as we saw in the men’s offering.

new golf shoes 2021
  • RRP: £109.99

If you like the styling of the Flex XP you’re going to love the new Camo model.

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The popular camo print has been introduced in a grey offering for the men and a blue for women. Some of these just arrived on my desk and they are absolutely gorgeous!

  • RRP: £109.99

Finally the Flex coastal have a retro materiality and style. I really like the casual styling of these and the texture of the knitted mesh upper.

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  • RRP: £79.99

I love the styling of the brand new Sports Retro shoe, the contrasting colours in this model are so eye catching. I really like the way the upper is very traditional but then we have a more modern sole style.

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  • RRP: £114.99

The latest addition to the FootJoy line-up is the women’s HyperFlex and I love the modern sporty styling of this shoe.

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The outer of the shoe is made from an engineered mesh with hot melt yarns for enhanced structure to help support the foot. This OptiFlex design features dual flex grooves which flex naturally with your foot throughout the golf swing.

There is also Stratofoam cushioning in the midsole to help absorb shock to reduce foot fatigue.

  • RRP: £149.99
  • Visit the FootJoy website for more information.

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