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FootJoy®, the #1 outerwear brand in golf, announces the launch of the all-new DryJoys Tour L.T.S. The LTS features a completely new construction and fabric to reduce weight and improve mobility while still remaining 100% waterproof in all playing conditions.
L.T.S. stands for lightweight construction, temperature regulation and stretch fabrication.
Where other jackets can have as many as 24 panels and 27 or more seams, the new LTS jacket has only five panels and six seams. Fewer panels and seams reduces weight and bulk while improving mobility and eliminating places for water to gather.
Partnering with ThermoLite® to create a specially developed ThermoLite bonded liner using hollow core fibers made this possible. When conditions are cool, the hollow core fibers trap body heat inside the core and when conditions are warm, the fibers wick moisture and expel heat for optimum temperature regulation.
FJ focuses solely on the game of golf so in selecting a fabric for a new rain jacket required a material that was soft, quiet, flexible and waterproof. Most notably, with the golf swing in mind, FJ has developed a 3-Layer Bonded Fabric, which boasts soft, comfortable and quiet attributes, as well as excellent 4-way stretch that moves with your through the golf swing.
The new Tour LTS jacket has been validated on Tour by some of the top players in the world, including Jimmy Walker, and further tested in the harshest conditions of a remote golf destination where players were challenged with cold, windy and wet weather. “It gives me full range of motion and it's completely waterproof. Just what I want” said Jimmy Walker.
PJ Skurla, Senior Apparel Designer here at FootJoy stated, “We really challenged ourselves with LTS. We wanted to see just how few panels and how few seams we could incorporate into the jacket to create less restriction and increase mobility. By reducing the amount of seams and panels, it really took a lot of the bulk out of the jacket.”
Some additional features of the jacket include:
Visit http://www.footjoy.com/make-every-day-playable.html to learn more and be sure to join the conversation on social media with #TourLTS.
Reflecting back on the 2015-2016 PGA Tour season it is easy to recount notable performances by our favorite FJ Staffers, Be it Adam Scott's back to back wins during the Florida swing, Henrik Stenson's record breaking Open Championship or Jimmy Walker's major break through at the PGA Championship, the 15-16 PGA Tour season did not disappoint!
In addition to those three, players wearing FJ golf shoes racked up 20 total wins on the PGA Tour during the season. The winningest FJ shoe was DryJoys Casual, which superseded the new wildly popular Pro/SL golf shoe. FJ ICON MyJoys also had a strong season highlighted by Justin Thomas' win at the CIMB Classic and Henrik's Open Championship!
FootJoy continues to top the leaderboards as the number one shoe, glove, sock and outerwear on the PGA Tour week in and week out. From the sheer variety of shoes offered to the players who trust FJ over any other brand, it goes to show just how many players rely on FJ to help them elevate their game!
Looking forward to the new season, the possibilities are endless and we cannot wait to watch it unfold!
Jimmy Walker went wire-to-wire to win the PGA Championship by one shot over his closest pursuant. Walker made 9 straight pars to start his final round. On the tenth hole, Walker holed his greenside bunker shot for birdie. He added another birdie on the next hole to increase his lead. On the 600+ plus yard par-5 17th, Walker rolled in another birdie to reach 14-under par. Needing a par on the last Walker calmly hit the final green in regulation and two putted for the victory.
"Golf is not an easy game...sometimes pars are hard, but we got it." Said Walker post round, "there was a ton of support from the crowd and the fans and it was a battle all day."
This is Jimmy's first major championship and 6th PGA Tour Title.
Jimmy relied on FJ Icon Black golf shoes and the StaSof golf glove. Walker also was outfitted in the latest from the FJ Performance Apparel line.
FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a full FJ outfit just like Walker wore en route to victory.
On the LPGA Tour Ariya Jutanugarn captured his first major title in the Ricoh Women's British Open. Jutanugarn posted16-under par, three clear of her closest competitors.
This is Ariya's fourth LPGA Tour victory of the 2016 season.
Jutanugarn is the first Thai player to win one of golf’s major championships.
Ariya relied on FJ ICON MyJoys en route to the victory!
A glove connects you to your club so, at FJ, we obsess over leather, fuss over fit, inspect and test, evaluate and assess. That’s why FJ is the glove worn by more Tour Pros and more golfers than all the other brands. That’s why FJ is the #1 glove in golf.
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The 115th playing of the U.S. Open Championship is shaping up to be one that will be remembered for all time. The course, Chambers Bay, is for the most part unknown by the players and caddies. Only a few players in this Open also competed at the 2010 U.S. Amateur.
In typical U.S. Open fashion, the 610-acre former sand and gravel quarry, should provide the world's best all they can handle as they traverse the dried out humps and bumps of Chambers Bay!
Here are a few of our favorite images from the practice rounds.
FJ is proud to introduce the all new Summer/Fall 2015 Fashion Collections. Designed to perform in a myriad of on course conditions and to appeal to the modern golfer, FJ Performance Apparel feature contemporary colors and patterns in a variety of styles and performance fabrics.
The Austin Collection features a brilliant blue, white, and black. The Jupiter Collection mixes navy with poppy red, cadet blue and white. Lastly, the Berkeley Collection combines lime, violet, white and heather gray.
As the old adage goes, "When look good, you feel good. When you feel good, you play good!" Look your best in FJ Performance Apparel and play your best!
Hometown favorite, Jimmy Walker cruised to a four stroke victory at the Valero Texas Open. Leading by four entering the final round, Walker remained steady on the difficult windswept TPC San Antonio golf course and shot even par over his first nine. The former Baylor Bear added second nine birdies at 16 and 17 to remain at the top of the leaderboard. A routine par at the last locked up the victory.
Walker relied on FJ ICON MyJoys (Thursday and Sunday) and HYPERFLEX (Friday and Saturday) en route to the victory. Also aiding Walker's grip on the tournament was the FJ StaSof golf glove, the most relied on glove on tour. Lastly, Walker stayed cool and dry in full line FJ Performance Apparel.
This is Walker's fifth PGA Tour victory in the past two seasons, the most of any PGA Tour player in the same time period. The win solidifies Walker's lead in the Fedex Cup standings and moves the 36 year-old to tenth in the Official World Golf Rankings.
Valero Texas Open Shoe Count
FJ - 65%
Nearest Competitor - 18%
FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of FJ ICON Black golf shoes, StaSof golf glove and a FJ ProDry Performance Golf Pants!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 3/30/2015 and end 4/2/2015 at 11:59PM ET.
Jimmy Walker successfully defended his 2014 Sony Open win by lapping the field at Waialae Country Club. Walker shot rounds of 66, 66, 62 and 63 to reach 23-under par, nine shots clear of his closest competitor! His under par total for the weekend trumped the four round total of every player in the field.
Walker relied on a full range of FJ Performance Apparel, FJ ICON golf shoes, and the StaSof golf glove.
This is Walker's fourth PGA Tour victory in the past two seasons.
Click here to view the Charleston Collection, Marco Collection, Sonoma Collection, and the Vineyard Collection.
Sony Open Shoe Count
FJ - 58%
Nearest Competitor - 19%
FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of FootJoy golf shoes and StaSof golf glove!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 1/19/2015 and end 1/23/2015 at 11:59PM ET.
The entire FJ family is extremely excited to announce that Jimmy Walker will wear FJ Apparel on the PGA Tour for the 2015 season. Jimmy, who currently is ranked #19 in the official world golf ranking, will begin wearing FJ Apparel this week as he defends his title at the Fry's.com Open in Napa.
Walker had a breakout 2014 season on the PGA Tour, winning three times and earning a Ryder Cup spot.
Jimmy Walker will continue to rely on both the FJ ICON and D.N.A. golf shoes and the StaSof golf glove.
Steve Stricker and Brooks Keopka will accompany Walker as FJ Apparel wearers for the 2015 season.
Jimmy Walker held off his pursuants to take home the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am this weekend on a cold, wet, and windy day on the Monterey Peninsula.
Carrying a six stroke lead into the final round, Walker made it his tournament to win. He proceeded to card a front nine one-under par 35 to keep the big lead. On the back, Walker dropped a few shots but still got the job done by holing a par putt on the famous 18th at Pebble securing tory.
Walker relied on FJ Icon and StaSof during all four days of the inclement weather-plagued tournament.
This is Walker's third victory of the still infantile 2014 PGA Season. The win also increases his lead in the season long 2014 Fedex Cup points race.
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Shoe Count
FJ - 59%
Nearest Competitor - 21%
FJ - 35%
Nearest Competitor - 12%
FJ Wins, You Win - Click here for your chance to win a pair of FJ ICON golf shoes and a StaSof golf glove!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older. Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 02/10/2014 and end 02/13/2014 at 11:59PM ET.
On the European Tour, George Coetzee broke through in Johannesburg for his first Euro Tour victory. Several shots out of the lead to start the final round, Coetzee pieced together a brilliant six-under par round of 66 to win by three in his home country of South Africa.
Coetzee trusted DryJoys Casual, StaSof, and FJ Performance Apparel en route to the ground breaking victory. He is the first player on a major professional tour to win in the DryJoys Casual, the latest performance spikeless golf shoe from FJ.
Coetzee, who has recorded 24 top 25 finishes on the European tour, added post round, “I’ve been waiting a while and I started doubting, so I’m very happy...I got to share this with my family and my friends. It was my mum’s birthday yesterday and I wanted to do it for her as I forgot to buy her a present!”
Joburg Open Shoe Count
FJ - 73%
Nearest Competitor - 13%
FJ - 47%
Nearest Competitor - 11%
Just a few short weeks ago, Jimmy Walker opened the 2014 Fedex Cup season with a victory at the Frys.com Open. This week at Waialae Country Club, he added a second victory in the new wraparound PGA Tour season with a win at the Sony Open.
Needing a big round to have any shot at the title, Walker fired a flawless, bogey free round of 63 to stay one shot clear of his playing competitors. His round included five back nine birdies that proved insurmountable to his chasers.
Walker relied on FJ Icon and StaSof en route to the win.
The win moves Walker to the top of the Fedex Cup leaderboard.
Sony Open Shoe CountFJ - 58%Nearest Comp - 19%Glove CountFJ - 42%Nearest Comp - 11%
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to US residents 18 years or older.Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01AM ET on 01/13/2014 and end 01/15/2014 at 11:59PM ET.
Jimmy Walker took home the Frys.com Open with a final round 66 that left him two clear of the field.
Entering the day in a tie for fourth, thanks to a third round 9-under par 62, Walker needed a solid Sunday performance to have any shot at the title. Walker came out of the gate making two birdies on the first four holes before turning in three under par 32. On the back nine Walker added two more birdies to race to the top and take home the title.
The 54-hole leader, 23 year old Challenge Tour player Brooks Koepka had a fresh outlook on not protecting his the lead, "I just didn't make the shots I needed to win. Congrats to Jimmy on that. He played very well. But just try to learn from the whole experience. Any time you can put yourself in that kind of pressure, it's always good. It you take something from it, that's even better."
The win comes In his eighth season and his 188th tournament. It also earns Walker a spot in the 2014 Masters Tournament, "I felt like I was good enough to be in them, play in them," Walker said. "There's always this big pressure to get into Augusta, and I would press here, press there. You want to be playing in the big stuff. That's what I'm aspiring to do -- play against the world's best."