Footjoy Freestylin’ Golf Shoe Review
Footjoy is feelin’ the love with this entry. Believe it or not, the outsole of the Freestyle was inspired by the anatomy of the Red Eyed Tree Frog. Things like the toe pad which gives superior grip and has the ability to allow excess water to drain freely are likened to its’ namesake. The new SoftMax translucent outsole houses a Softspikes Tour Lock system and new translucent Pulsar cleats. Together they deliver superior traction with frog-like flex. A very important aspect in the golf swing is weight transfer. Although this shoe is designed to encourage weight shift and movement, it does not mean you will be slipping all over the place. The Freestyle is impressive when it comes to its’ grippy cleats.
The shoe is also very mobile, with no internal shank, making it flexible in all directions. This also helps the shoe shape to the terrain both when walking and hitting shots. These shoes tend to fit a little bigger than traditional fitting shoes, so you may end up wearing a half size smaller. In addition to the traditional lacing system, the Freestyle BOA comes with a dial at the back to snug it up, and steel laces that are guaranteed for the life of the shoes. Lifetime guarantee!! Gotta be a misprint? The Freestyle comes in three color combinations; White/Grey/Charcoal, Navy/Orange/Lime and Black/White/Grey. The Freestyle Boa comes in two color combinations; Grey/Navy/Berry and Black/Lime/Grey. I’m not sure how many pros will take to this shoe, but Footjoys’ Freestyle is sure to be popular with lots of players.