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  • Sweepstakes: Enter for a Chance to Win a FJ DryJoys Tour XP Rain Jacket

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    We can never be too sure what Mother Nature has in store for us.  Make everyday playable by entering for a chance to win the NEW DryJoys Tour XP Rain Jacket.  We will draw 1 name per week for 4 weeks ending on August 31, 2015.


    NEW DryJoys Tour XP Features include:

    • 3-Layer Bonded Fabric that eliminates weight and improves mobility
    • FJ Four-Way Stretch Shell allows complete range of motion
    • Extra-breathable waterproof barrier and super soft brushed tricot liner
    • Seam Sealed
    • Tour Proven
    • 20,000 mm of Water Column Pressure
    • Exclusive StaDry Collar Design

    As you can see, this is not your average rain jacket!


    To enter, reply to this thread and tell us about the harshest conditions that you have ever played in.  Perhaps it was a golf trip overseas playing in some 'true links' conditions or a late season round where snow, sleet or hail joined on the back 9.  We will randomly draw one name from this thread each week for four weeks as the winners of one (1) DryJoys Tour XP Jacket each.

    We look forward to hearing from you.  Good luck!

    Canadian Residents Only. No purchase necessary. One entry per household. Winner each week will be notified via email to confirm shipping.

  • FJ Shoe Fitting Van - Visit from Chapeau Noir Golf

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    As you may know, FJ has embarked on a NEW Shoe Fitting expedition this season. Our goal? To optimize the fit of as many Ontario/Quebec golfers shoes as possible resulting in improved comfort and performance.

    Earlier this spring we hit the asphalt with our FJ Shoe Fitting Van run by our two FJ Shoe Fitting Experts, Rob Kenny and Kyle McGuigan. The van is visiting a number of public and private golf facilities across Ontario and Quebec during the 2015 Canadian golf season.  At each stop our FJ Shoe Fitting Experts optimize the fit of each golfer who books an appointment.

    This past weekend we visited The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa, Ontario where Mike McAllister of ChapeauNoirGolf.com was included on our list of appointments.  Mike has been a soft goods contributor for PGATour.com, ClubLink Life Magazine and back9network.com over the years...in short, he knows his golf shoes.  Below is his review of the FJ Shoe Fitting experience that he recently posted on ChapeauNoirGolf.com.

    Does the shoe fit? A visit to the FJ Fitting Van
    By Mike McAllister

    If you've played golf, you've probably played through sore feet. According to FootJoy, that's because up to 70 percent of us are wearing ill-fitting golf shoes.
     
    As a result, we're suffering through an unnecessary array of shoe-related pain. From pinching, to binding, and slipping, a golf shoe that doesn't fit quickly leads to blisters and discomfort, and subsequently to inefficient weight transfer, which creates sub-optimal ball striking conditions.
     

    In the past, I've been guilty of fitting myself, or not fitting myself at all. The former coming in big box golf stores, the later coming as I ordered online.
     
    But with a trip to Northern Ireland just a few weeks away, a comfortable, walkable pair of golf shoes was at the top of my must-have list -- which is why I was interested to visit the FootJoy Fitting Team at Marshes Golf Club , a public / resort Robert Trent Jones design in the west Ottawa suburb of Kanata.
     
    Inside I met FJ Performance Fitter Rob Kenny, who has been on a crusade of sorts, educating golfers throughout Ontario and Quebec about how a golf shoe should fit.
     
    I arrived at the fitting pretty confident I knew my size. However, a detailed measurement for both length and width, and an unhurried progression through subtle options in size, width, and style options, the DNA, in an 8.5 (regular width) won the day.
     
    Though it may not sound revolutionary, I'd likely have never tried the 8.5 had I been left to my own devices. In my mind, I've always been a 9, 9.5, or a 10, depending on the variances in brand and style. But as Kenny explained, the right size won't slip, bind, or rub you the wrong way.
     
    Conversations with other golfers served by the FootJoy Fitting Team revealed similar stories -- most of us were wearing shoes that were too big.



    Not entirely unlike a hockey skate fitting process, the FootJoy Fitting Team have a deeper understanding of what you should, and should not be feeling when looking for a new golf shoe.
     
    If you see the FootJoy Fitting Van roll up to your club, take the time to get fit. You might be surprised, and you'll definitely be comfortable. Watch for a follow up post in which I'll report back on how my custom fit FJ DNA's perform on course.

    Ask your local FJ Authorized Retailer to see if the FJ Fitting Van will be rolling up to a club near you.  Also, be sure to follow @FJFittingVan on Twitter to keep up-to-date with the vans next move!

  • David Lingmerth Breaks Through at the Memorial!

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    David Lingmerth won the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide with a par on the third sudden death playoff hole.  

    Entering the final round three strokes behind the 54-hole lead, Lingmerth shot a final round three under par 69 to enter a two man playoff.  Both players split with pars on the first two playoff holes.  On the third and final playoff hole Lingmerth split the fairway with his tee shot and his approach shot came to rest 30 feet behind the pin.  A routine two putt sealed the victory.

    Lingmerth relied on FJ ICON MyJoys golf shoes and the SciFlex Tour golf glove en route to the win.  

    This is Lingmerth's first PGA Tour victory. 

  • Introducing FJ Retro Leather to MyJoys!

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    FJ, the #1 Shoe in golf, announces the availability of the new FJ Retro leather to the MyJoys® custom program.  The FJ Retro leather was developed by to match FootJoy's deep heritage.  The inspiration came from high end luxury brands that often used repetitive branding on their signature products, be it handbags or luggage.  

    The FJ Retro leather features dancing FJ’s, scattered golf balls, a golfer posed after a well struck shot, an old school kiltie golf shoe in a random pattern.  No two pairs will look exactly the same, each will be unique as the golfer’s who choose to wear them! The leather was used in for a brief period in 2003, but now is reappearing for a limited time only in MyJoys!

    Only 200 pairs can be made using this highly exclusive leather so act fast!

    Available styles include: FJ ICON Traditional and DryJoys Tour.

  • Introducing SciFlex Tour from FJ - The #1 Glove in Golf!

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    FOOTJOY ENHANCES TOUR-READY PERFORMANCE OF GOLF’S
    #1 COMBINATION GLOVE WITH LAUNCH OF ALL-NEW SCIFLEX TOUR™

    FootJoy, the #1 Glove in Golf, announces the launch of the SciFlex Tour™ golf glove, boasting outstanding breathability and flexibility characteristics which have made it the glove of choice for more than 200 of the world’s leading tour professionals.

    Trusted by no less than 64 PGA Tour professionals in total, SciFlex Tour golf glove delivers tour-validated feel and grip, as well as enhanced comfort through greater levels of breathability and flexibility for an unbeatable cool-dry performance.

    Trusted by world-leading FJ Ambassadors Hunter Mahan, Louis Oosthuizen, Ryan Palmer, and Matt Jones, SciFlex Tour builds upon the outstanding performance characteristics of its predecessor, SciFlex™, with several crucial enhancements to this advanced, all-new model.

    FJ’s industry-leading Research and Development team has incorporated state-of-the-art materials and construction technologies through progressive manufacturing processes to create golf’s #1 combination glove, featuring luxury leathers and performance-driven synthetic fabrics.

    “With more than 200 of the world’s most renowned golfers choosing its unparalleled all-weather performance, SciFlex Tour glove is set to be one of the most successful launches to date from the #1 Glove in Golf,” said Maria Bonzagni, Senior Director of Marketing, FJ Gloves and Accessories.

    “Our design team has improved several elements of the original SciFlex model to set new comfort and performance standards; including feel, grip, breathability and flexibility, each of which is incredibly important knowing that the golf glove is the single critical point of contact between the golfer and the golf club.

    “Equipped with its many outstanding features and benefits, the 2015 SciFlex Tour performance is sure to strike a chord with golfers of all abilities, from tour players to avid amateur golfers.”


    SCIFLEX TOUR FEATURES & BENEFITS

    Taction 2™ Advanced Performance Leather® – Delivers performance tour feel, moisture management and exceptional grip performance.

    Improved Comfort and Breathability – Strategically-engineered features optimize breathability and comfort, especially in warm, humid conditions.

    Micro-perforations – Strategically positioned on the Taction2 APL Leather palm and fingers to improve grip and enhance moisture management.

    Increased Flexibility – Proprietary bonded construction across the knuckles improves flexibility and provides greater comfort.

    Cool MicroVent® FiberSof material – Key component is located on the back of the hand, enhancing breathability and allowing advanced feel characteristics.

    Breathable PowerNet – Forms across the knuckles and fingers, allowing for built-in flexibility and breathability.

    Angled ComforTab™ Closure – Provides a consistent precision fit and prevents any issues with slippage or discomfort during the golf swing.

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