FootJoy Energize and SuperLites XP launched

These two sporty models have been added to FootJoy's 2017 range

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FootJoy has expanded its 2017 shoe range with the launch of Energize and SuperLites XP, two sporty offerings said to provide out-of-the-box comfort

Not long after the unveiling of the tour-favourite Pro/SL and HyperFlex II, FootJoy has announced more shoe models to form part of its comprehensive 2017 range in the form of the Energize and SuperLites XP.

 

FootJoy Energize

The FootJoy Energize opens up a new athletic shoe category designed to offer comfort and performance alongside sporty looks for under £100.

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They're being billed as a sporty version of the FootJoy HydroLite 2.0 thanks to the styling and the fact they are eight per cent lighter.

Full grain waterproof leather uppers are combined with breathable Sports Mesh Linings and a Soft EVA midsole to provide underfoot cushioning. The thin rubber outsole is durable as well as flexible.

WATCH: FootJoy Pro/SL shoe review

Energize is available in three colourways; White, Black, Charcoal and Light Grey; Black; and White and Electric Blue for £95. It is also available with the BOA lacing for £110.

FootJoy SuperLites XP

The new version of SuperLites XP is an incredibly lightweight and flexible shoe that is breathable but with the added benefit of being waterproof to cope with dew and unexpected rain.

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The midsole is made from an FTF Fine-Tuned Foam midsole that offers exceptional comfort and, when combined with the durable TPU spikeless outsole, offers excellent flexibility and grip.

Available in three colourways; Light Grey, Blue, and Black, the ultra-lightweight SuperLites XP has an RRP of £95. Both shoes are available now.

NEXT: FootJoy HyperFlex II shoe review

Joel Tadman
Technical Editor

Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf. He is also responsible for all content on irons and golf tech, including distance measuring devices and launch monitors.


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