As part of our FootJoy University training portal, we developed the following video to help employees in golf shops with the shoe fitting process. Through that process, we discovered there were many customers who were also interested in learning how the Brannock fitting device works and what indicators to look for in determining a good fit.
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Great info, thanks Chris.
WELL DONE FOOTJOY.
GREAT INFO FOR YOUR FITTERS AND USERS.
FootJoy University looks very knowledgable!
Good to know. Thanks Chris
Ahh the good old days at footjoy U...
That's an excellent, quick overview of fitting shoes properly. Once all that is done, and the proper size is determined, how consistent is the fit of FJ shoes, both within a last type and across last types? Should one pair of DryJoys Tours fit the same as another pair of the same style (i.e., saddle to saddle or sport to sport)?
I watched this with interest because I sold shoes for 4 years as a parttime- fulltime job when I was teaching school and needed the extra money. While the overall demo was good I noticed several things that could be a problem when fitting shoes. One is that it fails to take into effect that a better measurement is taken when the person is standing on his/her feet. This process reveals if the person has a flexible arch that can cause real problems later. Second is that when checking for proper fit, the persons larger/longer foot should be checked and not the shorter one for the "break" in the shoe at the ball of the foot which is shown on the outside of the shoe below the laces as the foot flexes. These were some of the things I learned and still use today when buying shoes for myself and grandkids and something that most shoe sales people fail to do or understand about the Brannock device.
Hey, nice video, FJU -- thanks, Chris!
I'm in the process of specifying myjoys and having been into a store to use the fitting machine. I found that the store did not stock shoes in my size to try on. I'm interested to know whether ordering icons and dryjoy tours based on a 7.5 extra wide measurement is a good idea or whether other fj styles would be better. Any wise words of wisdom would be gratefully received.
Excellent video and info - especially about the "rule of thumb".
Guess I need to get properly fit and stop guessing!
Very Informative and concise Information on fitting the shoes. Thanks