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Spotted: FootJoy DNA Helix Golf Shoes

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Earlier this week at the Wells Fargo Championship, we photographed Adam Scott wearing a yet-to-be-announced pair of FootJoy golf shoes on the course. They appear to be FootJoy’s new DNA Helix golf shoes, and are rumored to hitting stores in August.

According to our boots on the ground, Max Homa was also wearing the new shoes.

Insight from GolfWRX Members

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Hawkeye: New version of DNA with more stable platform. Named DNA Helix and should be available around August 1.

parrnj: They look good, definitely more modern looking coming from FJ.

sampga1976: Third version of the DNA named “Helix.” Wider platform sole making the shoe much more stable than both of its predecessors. Additional upgrades also including an integrated tongue design that will always stay centered and the bicycle toe stitching on the toe is back. FJ is hoping to see their staffers move back into this shoe and have their flagship offering be No. 1.

kush614: Richy Werenski posted this photo on twitter today. If you zoom in on the top of the box it lists all the improvements. Wider, lighter, and lower. Can’t wait for these!!

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See more photos of the shoes in our forum

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  1. BV

    Aug 22, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    DNA Helix? Hooz yo daddy??

  2. Andy

    May 5, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    I hope the quality is better. I recently got a pair of Pro SL’s and am disappointed with some of the stitching and padding. Not normal FJ quality. I ordered online from TGW and the problems weren’t bad enough to go through the hassle of sending them back but I’m not very happy considering how much they cost.

    • Ccshop

      May 5, 2017 at 8:32 pm

      There’s a 90 day guarantee on quality. Why wouldn’t you return it? You may have just gotten the tune of the litter. I love my Pro SLs so much I bought every color. Never had a single issue with any.

  3. William Boulton

    May 5, 2017 at 10:01 am

    I’d love to have a pair of Pro S/L with the foam cushion in the inside back available in the original DNA’s made for Adam Scott

  4. chinchbugs

    May 4, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    What are the leopard print ones you are wearing retailing for? 😛

  5. Rex

    May 4, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Nice move. The second DNAs where absolutely horrible. Whoever made that change needs to be takin out back and beaten with Tigers cane.

    • CCshop

      May 4, 2017 at 10:25 am

      That was actually tour player input that inspired the change on the 2.0. They wanted a cleaner look when looking down at address. Really excited for these new DNA! Much more stable platform, comfortable shoe but the lack of stability on side hill lies especially made me not like the first two versions as much. Excited for the new ones!

      • Brice Truitt

        May 10, 2017 at 6:43 pm

        You say it was Tour player input, yet all but maybe 2 players who had worn the original DNA’s continued wearing them when the 2.0’s were released. Sounds like BS to me. The only thing that would’ve made a difference at address would’ve been the toe. They changed that for the 2.0 but then they added that ridiculous stripe down the side, which is no doubt the reason so many players stopped wearing them. Aside from the toe stitching, which I wasn’t a fan of, the original design was perfect: modern yet classic. Had the clean all-white look with just a splash of color on the heal. The stripe on the side of the 2.0 killed any chance of Tour pros wearing them. Glad they finally realized the error of their ways but I think if they stuck with the design of the original but ditched the “bicycle” toe stitching it’d be absolutely perfect.

    • Rex

      May 4, 2017 at 10:28 am

      But not as bad as my spelling. Wow

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What GolfWRXers are saying about Mizuno’s ST-Z fairway woods

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In our forums, our members have been discussing Mizuno’s ST-Z fairway woods. WRXer ‘Kale_m’ is in the market for a fairway wood and reaches out to fellow members for feedback on the Mizuno ST-Z, and our members have been sharing their reviews of the club in our forum.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • bryanwmilburn: “I have the 3 wood with Ventus Black 7X, and it’s the best fairway I’ve ever owned.”
  • JMB83: “I played the 3 wood with Ventus Blue 6s this past weekend, and it was a weapon off the tee. I really like the deep face for that purpose, and I appreciate the more neutral to open setup at 14*. The feel is unbelievable too.”
  • JDW3: “Got mine out on the course today. I hit it really well off the deck and off the tee. I really like that the lie angle is a little flatter. Looking forward to getting out this weekend to get in some more testing.”
  • Kale_m: “Ummmm, this thing is a cannon…Best looking 3w ever though. Turned it down a notch, and it sits perfect. A hook is my miss with the 3w. Not 1 with this in about 15 balls I hit.”

Entire Thread: “What GolfWRXers are saying about Mizuno’s ST-Z fairway woods”

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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (07/28/21): TaylorMade 300 Mini Driver

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At GolfWRX, we love golf, plain and simple.

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment of the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball. It even allows us to share another thing we all love – buy and selling equipment.

Currently, in our GolfWRX buy/sell/trade (BST) forum, there is a listing for a TaylorMade 300 Mini Driver

From the seller (@KingKong): “New TM 300 13.5*. Paired with Diamana TB 80tx. Head is new but out of plastic. Never been hit. Shaft hit a few times. $525 shipped.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: TaylorMade 300 Mini Driver

This is the most impressive current listing from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

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Srixon ZX7 vs Srixon 785 irons – GolfWRXers discuss

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In our forums, our members have been pitting Srixon’s ZX7 irons against the brand’s 785 irons. WRXer ‘AbSWFPGA’ is currently playing the company’s 745 irons and reaches out to members for feedback on the ZX7’s and 785’s, and WRXers have been sharing their experiences with both in our forums.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • tssgj65: “I played the 785 last season. Went ahead and bought the ZX7 because of the hype. Same shaft in both, but for whatever reason, I am back with the 785. Probably no different than any other iron change, but as of now, I feel more confident with the 785’s.”
  • KPH808: “I’ve had both sets with the same shafts as well. I prefer the 785s, but the ZX7s look much better. I had the 785s in the bag for a while, but the ZX7s lasted only a few rounds.”
  • ace036: “I had the ZX7’s and also ended up going back to my Z785’s. I prefer the shape and longer blade length appearance of the Z785’s. The slightly wider sole works better for me as well.”
  • Haber: “I’ve had my Z785’s for almost 2 years now. Hoping I can go a couple more without switching. I recently demoed the zx7 and the apex pro for fun. Zx7 felt very similar and looked fantastic. Apex pro launched higher and carried a little further, but the sound and feel of the cup face made them an instant turn off. Couldn’t discern too much between the 2 Srixon offerings, so I will be sticking with my z785’s until the next round of temptation hits. I will say dollar for dollar Srixon irons are the best value in the golf market. Hundreds cheaper than the other guys and amazing quality.”

Entire Thread: “Srixon ZX7 vs Srixon 785”

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