FootJoy Tour Alpha

Our FootJoy Ranking: 2nd/18

 

Style – Performance

 

Price - $189.99

 

Waterproof – 2 year warranty

 

Width options – Regular, Wide

 

Traction - Spiked

Worn by PGA pro:  Kevin Kisner

What they say:

 

FootJoy Tour Alpha performance golf shoes feature the proprietary Optimized Performance Stabilizer system (OPS) that works to lock you in, allowing you to swing away with full force. This is the most advanced stability system we've ever created.

 

Technology:

 

*ChromoSkin leather upper by Pittards of England – Is supple, lightweight, durable and 100% waterproof

*TruFit System - Designed from the inside-out, the proprietary TruFit System provides stability where you need it and comfort where you want it

*OrthoLite EcoPlush Fit-Bed - It doesn't set, so the cushioning remains the same throughout the life of the shoe

*Proprietary OPS system (Optimized Performance Stabilizer) - Made up of the external 3D molded heel counter, A-Frame and the lateral clip works to lock you in allowing you to swing away with full force

*Laser Plus Last - Offers a full rounded toe character, standard fit across forefoot and instep, with a slightly narrow heel. Thicker insole provides increased underfoot cushioning for enhanced comfort

*Fast Twist 3.0 cleat system - This is used with 9 Pulsar spikes on each shoe. The Fast Twist 3.0 cleat system is the most advanced insert system on the market. The lower profile design offers improved comfort while still securing each cleat with consistent torque for maximum comfort. Each spike is essentially its own traction pod, with each one surrounded by permanent traction nubs. 

 

What customers say:

 

Pros – Very comfortable

            Effective waterproofing

            Very supportive and stable

            Good quality

      

Cons – Runs a bit wide

            Some reports of blistering on balls of feet and heel area

 

What we say:

 

FootJoy Tour Alpha is FJ's ultimate performance golf shoe. The goal of this shoe is to provide as much stability, support and traction as possible. In case you're wondering, this goal was achieved. The traction system is second to none, with some of the most incredible grip you're going to find on a golf course. Careful research went in to creating premium grip in the most necessary areas, while at the same time providing incredible lateral support. The heel area of the Tour Alpha offers amazing support and stability as well. Its OPS system isn't just for marketing purposes; it actually works in reducing unwanted movement during the swing. With quality leather in the upper from Pittards of England, you get amazing durability along with classy looks. And of course ultimate waterproofing. High-quality leather is also a touch more breathable than microfiber, so this shoe does pretty well year-round. We recommend the FJ Tour Alpha for the high-power golfer who demands the ultimate in traction and support.

 

Our Score: 65/70

 

Style           Comfort      Breathability  Waterproof     Traction         Support         Value           Total

   9                    9                     8                    10                  10                  10                  9                 65

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FootJoy Tour Alpha Golf Shoe
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FootJoy Tour Alpha Golf Shoes
FootJoy Tour Alpha Golf Shoe
FootJoy Tour Alpha Golf Shoe
FootJoy Tour Alpha Golf Shoes