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    NEW StaSof® from FootJoy Delivers a Precision Tailored Fit and Advanced Performance Feel

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    The 13th generation of the #1 Cabretta leather glove in golf is packed full of Tour Proven Performance technologies and hand-sewn craftsmanship to give players of all abilities the competitive edge.

    FootJoy®, the #1 Glove in Golf, today introduces the latest iteration of its iconic FJ StaSof® glove, the world’s #1 Cabretta leather glove for over 35 years. Featuring a myriad of features and benefits, for golfers of all abilities, the all-new StaSof has been masterfully-crafted to produce a sensationally soft and comfortable feel, precision tailored fit and unmatched grip and durability in all playing conditions.

    Played by more than 800 of the game’s leading male and female tour players around the globe, and winner of more Major Championships than any other glove model, the new StaSof represents the latest advancement of FJ’s trusted tour-proven performance. Following extensive research and development, the 13th generation of the #1 Glove on Tour combines new and established performance technologies with hand-sewn craftsmanship to deliver what FJ defines as Advanced Performance Feel.

    Constructed from premium Taction2®Advance Performance (APL™) Cabretta Leather, the new StaSof provides improved tour-tested performance due to a number of new features, including the softer, thinner elastic that contours the glove to the hand for a lightweight feel, improved fit and comfort. A single stitch PowerNet™ mesh and strategically placed perforations also create a more comfortable feel and fit across the knuckles.

    “The original StaSof glove set the benchmark when it was introduced over 35 years ago, but thanks to our exclusive partnership with Pittards®, continuous product innovation and a relentless pursuit of the finest materials, the StaSof to this day maintains its status as the #1 Cabretta leather glove on Worldwide Tours,” said Maria Bonzagni, Senior Director of Marketing, FJ Gloves and Accessories.

    “We have worked tirelessly to improve all facets of this iconic glove and have no doubt the new design and technology within will continue to help improve the performance of millions of golfers worldwide for years to come,” she added.


    • Taction2® Advanced Performance Leather® - Tanned exclusively by Pittards® of England, this incredibly durable premium leather offers the ultimate in feel, water and perspiration resistance, while providing exceptional grip performance in all playing conditions.
    • New Soft Moisture-wicking Elastic cuff - Contours the glove to the hand for a lightweight feel, improved fit and comfort.
    • New Single Stich PowerNet™ knuckle - Minimizes seam to create a more comfortable feel and fit across the knuckles.
    • New Precision placement of Finer Gauge Elastics – Improves the overall feel and consistency of fit.
    • New Proprietary angled ComforTab™ Velcro® closure - Secures a perfect fit.
    • Strategically placed perforations and PowerNet™ mesh - Improves breathability and flexibility.

    As the #1 Cabretta leather glove in golf, StaSof is trusted on tour by the best players in the game including the following FJ brand ambassadors: 2015 British Open Champion Zach Johnson, 2013 Masters Champion Adam Scott, defending FedEx Cup champion Billy Horschel and Ryder Cup stars, Jimmy Walker and Lee Westwood among many others.

    The new StaSof is available in an impressive 26 size options, ensuring an all-encompassing provision of Men’s Left, Cadet & Right as well as Women’s Left & Right sizes. The new StaSof is available in both Pearl and Black colors to give greater standout appeal to this iconic product.

    Whether it is the #1 Cabretta leather glove in golf, the all-new StaSof®, the vibrant colors of FJ Spectrum®, the customized cool fit of StaCool®, the powerful grip and moisture resistance of SciFlex® Tour, the precision fit of GTxtreme®, the long-lasting properties of WeatherSof® or the advanced wet-weather capabilities of RainGrip® and WinterSof ®, FJ remains the overwhelming choice for golfers of all abilities around the world.

    JJ Henry Win the Barracuda Championship!

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    JJ Henry edged Kyle Reifers on the second hole of sudden death with an eagle to take the Barracuda Championship.  Henry racked up 47 points in the modified stableford format.  Players received eight points for double eagle, five for eagle, two for birdie, zero for par, minus-one for bogey and minus-three for double bogey or worse.

    This is Henry's third PGA Tour victory and second win at the Barracuda Championship.  

    Henry relied on DryJoys Tour en route to the win. 

    Barracuda Championship Shoe Count

    FJ - 64%

    Nearest Competitor - 17%

    FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of FJ DryJoys Tour golf shoes. 

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 8/10/2015 and end 8/13/2015 at 11:59PM ET.

    Troy Merritt Wins the Quicken Loans National!

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    Troy Merritt won the Quicken Loans National thanks to a final round four under par 67.  Merritt's 18-under par total was three strokes clear of the field.  This is Merritt's first PGA Tour victory. 

    Merritt relied on FJ Icon Black golf shoes and the new SciFlex Tour golf glove. 

    "It was really nice coming down that final fairway with a two-shot lead," said Merritt post round. "Not feeling very much stress, just trying to make as good of a golf swing as I could and, as you saw, it was nice to have only one putt.

    FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of FJ Icon Black golf shoes and a SciFlex Tour golf glove

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 8/3/2015 and end 8/6/2015 at 11:59PM ET.

    Zach Johnson Wins a Showdown at the Open Championship!

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    Zach Johnson emerged victorious from a three man FJ playoff in the 144th playing of the Open Championship! 

    Needing a birdie on the final hole of regulation to take the clubhouse lead at 15-under par, Johnson sank 20 plus foot putt and watched as his playing competitors tried to catch him.  Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman were able to do so and the three golfers headed to a four hole aggregate playoff to determine the champion.  

    On the first hole, Oosthuizen and Johnson carded birdies.  Johnson poured in a second birdie putt on the following hole to take the lead over Oosthuizen and Leishman.  On the treacherous road hole each player made bogey.  Now on the 18th tee with a one stroke lead, Johnson hit the wide 18th fairway and pitched his ball safely beyond the pin.  Johnson's birdie putt slid by the hole and he tapped in for par.  Oosthuizen had a chance to tie, but his putt slid by giving Johnson the victory. 

    Each player in the playoff relied on a model from our DryJoys Lineup.  Zach led the way in DryJoys Tour MyJoys, Louis in DryJoys Casual and Marc in D.N.A.  Each player also relied on FJ golf gloves during their Open perfornance, Johnson and Lieshman in StaSof and Oosthizen in SciFlex Tour

    This is Johnson's second major victory.

    FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of DryJoys Tour golf shoes, a StaSof golf glove, and DryJoys Tour XP Rain Pants!

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 7/20/2015 and end 7/23/2015 at 11:59PM ET.

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    European OPEN EDITION HYPERFLEX Sweepstakes!

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    This week our European Tour Staff seeded our tour players with an new light blue and navy HYPERFLEX and the players quickly took to social media to show them off.  We quickly began receiving questions when they will be available in the U.S. At this time, they will be a Europe-only release. 

    However, we did manage to get our hands on 5 pair and are excited to offer them to our Community members!

    How do you enter to win these shoes? Simply tell us, given the opportunity to play at St. Andrews this weekend, what you think you would shoot? Remember the weekend forecast will be a little rough!

    REMINDER : To enter you must have a community profile. If you do not have one, click here to register for the FJ Community -

    FIVE winners will be randomly selected on 7/20/15. Deadline for entry is 12:00 pm ET on 7/19/15.  Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older.  For additional rules and regulations click here.



    UPDATE: The winners have been selected and notified via email: rusty123, vettengineer, mtiger10, NCbob, and jrnes2