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FootJoy is selling 2,106 pairs of all-black “Jimmy Walker HyperFlex II” shoes

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In the world of golf, the color black belongs to Gary Player, known appropriately as “The Black Knight.” But there’s another golfer who’s had success donning all-black: Jimmy Walker, who won the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club wearing a monochromatic, black outfit from hat to shoes.

Jimmy Walker sporting the HyperFlex 2.0 shoes at the SBS Tournament of Champions

Jimmy Walker sporting the HyperFlex 2.0 shoes at the SBS Tournament of Champions

To commemorate Walker’s victory, FootJoy released 2,106 pairs of “Jimmy Walker Black HyperFlex II” golf shoes that are selling for $159.99.

“Jimmy Walker is a tremendous ambassador for the FootJoy brand,” says
Keith Duffy, Senior Product Manager, Footwear. “We wanted to help him
celebrate his huge Major win last year with a very limited run of 2,106
pair of Hyperflex II Blacked-Out shoes. What better way to complete his
preferred head-to-toe all-black look?”

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Like the standard HyperFlex II golf shoes, the all-black Jimmy Walkers have “FlexGrid 3.0” technology, which means they’re made with BioMorph material and athletic mesh for a soft feel and waterproofing. They also have Fine-Tuned Foam for cushioning and stability, “Laser Plus Fit” so the shoes have a rounded toe and a narrow heel, and “Extreme N.E.O. (Next Evolutionary Outsole) Traction” in the sole, equipped with Tornado Cleats by Softspikes.

“I really like the athletic styling, comfort and support I get in
my HF2’s” said Jimmy Walker. “I liked the black-and-white version, but I
just had to have the blacked out ones made up to test out — and they came
out awesome.”

The Jimmy Walker HyperFlex II shoes are currently available on FootJoy.com and at select retailers globally.

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8 Comments

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  1. TheField

    Jul 31, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    I for one would rather Footjoy go back to making Classics. These new styles are a little childish.

  2. Robert Parsons

    Jul 31, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    They’re selling on the footjoy website for $159.99

    I’d rather have any of the DNA shoes over these any day.

  3. D

    Jul 31, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    I wanna be Venom too!

  4. MCoz

    Jul 31, 2017 at 10:24 pm

    What is the significance of 2106? Do you think it was supposed to be 2016?

  5. TheField

    Jul 31, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Never understood why they stopped making the FJ Classics. They make these mess instead? Rough.

  6. Barry

    Jul 31, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    Doubtful there are even 2,106 people on Earth who could pick Jimmy Walker out of a lineup

    • Sam

      Aug 1, 2017 at 6:42 pm

      That’s why he wears all black, so people won’t mistake him for Kevin Chappel, Sean O’Hair, Adam Hadwin, Grayson Murray, Cody Gribble, Brendan Steel, or Huson Swafford

  7. Rex

    Jul 31, 2017 at 11:58 am

    Gross

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Favorite Nike club of all time? – GolfWRXers discuss

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In our forums, our members are discussing all things Nike equipment. WRXer ‘greenfieldgolfer’ asks fellow members what their favorite Nike club is and reveals his pick of the brand’s SQ 5000 driver, saying:

“As of right now, I still game a Nike SQ 5000 driver. It doesn’t get much love or recognition, but the combination of forgiveness, distance, and sound makes it really hard to replace in my bag.”

And our members have been sharing their favorites 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.

  • lefthack: “Both my Vapor Pro Combo and VR Pro Combo irons were excellent. I also enjoyed my VR Pro hybrid.”
  • B.Easy: “Vapor Pro Blades. Loved the mid and long irons especially.”
  • hwnstyle21: “VR-S Covert 2.0 5w will not leave my bag.”
  • getair23: “OG blades. So clean and simple.”
  • byoshio82: “The VR forged wedges were some of my all time favs.”

Entire Thread: “Favorite Nike club of all time?”

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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (06/28/21): Corey Paul custom carbon wedges.

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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 Corey Paul custom carbon wedges. ($285)

From the seller (@drivin4show): “F/S Corey Paul custom carbon wedges. Lob 60 Sand 56 and Gap 52.  Grooves and faces are prefect.  Shafted with KBS custom white standard length and lie. $285 shipped.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: Corey Paul custom carbon wedges.

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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Harris English WITB 2021 (June)

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Driver: Ping G400 (9 @9.2 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Kuro Kage XD 70 X

3-wood: Ping G400 (14.5 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Atmos Blue Tour Spec 7 X

Irons: Ping G410 Crossover (20 @21 degrees), Ping Blueprint (4-9)
Shafts: Fujikura Atmos Black Hybrid 9 X (3), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 (4-9)

Wedges: Ping Glide 3.0 (46-SS, 52-SS, 56-SS), Ping Glide Forged (60-SS)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 (46, 52,56), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 (60)

Putter: Ping Scottsdale Hohum

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet Align

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