FJ Sport shoe remodelled for 2012


FootJoy have revealed a new upgraded version of their popular FJ Sport shoe for 2012.

Designed for golfers who are looking for a more athletically-styled shoe, the FJ Sport features key technologies including full-grain leather uppers for breathability, support and comfort with tensile strength.

FootJoy's ProofGuard™ membrane technology provides also provides waterproof protection and breathability.

Inside the show technology includes an athletic mesh lining that delivers comfort and additional breathability whilst a lightweight moulded EVA fit-bed increases underfoot cushioning, support and aesthetic appeal.

Outsole technology incorporates a soft, lightweight, moulded EVA midsole that adds cushioning and a moulded TPU outsole with Forefoot FlexZone generates outstanding stability and flexibility.

The previous model of the FJ Sport shoe was a hit with FJ's team of golfers including Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Adam Scott and Matteo Mannassero.

The 2012 version sees the innovative BOA L4 closure lacing system option which features a dial in the back of the shoe and a wire lacing design.

Russell Lawes, european marketing manager for FootJoy, said: "The FJ SPORT is an extremely important model for us and we were keen to incorporate some design and styling changes to give it a fresh new look ahead of the 2012 season. In addition to the introduction of the BOA L4 closure lacing system option we have also taken youthful, sports styling and fused it with industry leading performance and technology that FJ shoes are renowned for.

"I am confident that the FJ SPORT will continue to be a popular shoe amongst the younger generation of player, particularly with the likes of Rory McIlroy and Matteo Mannassero wearing them out on tour.”

The new FJ SPORT is available in variety of colour options including, White/Silver/Black, White/Blue/Black, White/Red/Black, Black/Charcoal/Black and a White/Black/Silver BOA L4 closure lacing system option. Available in January 2012 the FJ SPORT will have an RRP of £110 or £120 with BOA L4 closure lacing system.