FootJoy Summer Classics golf shoes are new for 2022 as the latest addition to the popular Premiere Series. How do they rate as a new soft spike offering?
FootJoy ‘s Premiere shoes have proven a big hit after Tiger Woods made the switch to wearing the classic and traditional looking shoe.
Now there is a sister model with the launch of the Summer Classics, which come that traditional leather design with a summer sole for the drier months of the year.
What FootJoy says about the Summer Classic shoes:
“Premium, hand-selected, soft full grain leather and luxurious calfskin details. Refinements only exceeded by the soft, supple sheepskin linings and lightweight performance materials.
“Introducing our revolutionary VersaTrax+ technology delivering unparalleled traction and stability in every playing condition and on every playing surface.
“Specifically arranged, multi-directional traction elements create an impermeable defense against swing forces that can come from any angle.
“Multiple durometers of TPU and Pulsar cleats by Softspikes provide traction characteristics targeting different types of surfaces. Harder TPU elements and Pulsar cleats by Softspikes for ultimate on course grip, and softer TPU for traction on harder surfaces.
“A firmer density cup around the heel provides perimeter heel support and stability through the swing. And the latest OrthoLite EcoPlush FitBed is a custom cushioning system designed to limit walking fatigue for all-day comfort and performance.”
FootJoy Summer Classics Golf Shoes Design & Features
The Summer Classics model takes the style and elegance of FootJoy Premiers and takes the timeless look into a summer shoe.
The spikeless Summer Classics are made from premium Pittards leather featuring a full grain with calfskin details and sheepskin linings. The combination is comfortable and lightweight.
The summer shoes are fitted with an Ortholite EcoPlush FitBed to provide comfort underfoot and for enhanced stability.
The shoes also come with what FootJoy describe as a firmer density cup around the heel for support and stability throughout the swing, as well as comfort.
Stability is also provided by the revolutionary VersaTrax+ technology which helps keep you grounded in any conditions, with multi-directional elements design to work with any swing speed.
The sole features a combination of TPU and Pulsar Softspikes for the perfect combination of traction and comfort on the course.
The Summer Classics come with a one year waterproof warranty.
Verdict: Are the FootJoy Summer Classic shoes any good?
FootJoy have taken everything classy about the Premiere series and introduced a Summer Classic spikeless version that is seriously impressive.
If you like to look the business on the course but have performance benefits from your shoes, the Classics are the perfect option for the summer.
High-quality in looks, feel and design, they also have plenty of benefits in performance with a well thought our soft spike structure that can cope with any weather.
How much do the FootJoy Summer Classic Golf Shoes cost?
The Summer Classics are retailing at around £109 / $130.
What colour options are available in the FootJoy Summer Classics Golf Shoes?
The Summer Classic shoes come in white/rose/black.. The women’s option is available in white/rose.
Do the FootJoy Summer Classic Shoes come with a warranty?
Yes. They come with a one year waterproof warranty as standard with all FootJoy shoes.
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