FootJoy Pro SL 2022 Golf Shoes Review: The ultimate spikeless model

FootJoy is a leader on Tour when it comes to golf shoes, and the Pro SL proves why. 

FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review
FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review
Very stable and tons of underfoot grip for a spikeless model; incredibly comfortable; 100% waterproof; really durable; BOA lacing ensures a precise fit
Minimal improvements on the previous generation of Pro SL; quite a traditional look so if you want something a bit more sporty look at the FJ Fuel

FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoe - Key Features

  • Perimeter Weighted Outsole: provides exceptional stability
  • Laser Plus Fit: offers a full rounded toe character with a narrow heel
  • ChromoSkin Leather: lightweight, durable and 100% waterproof 
  • Fine Tuned Foam (FTF): for cushioning, stability and flexibility
  • Infinity Sole for additonal traction and ground connectivity 
  • Spikeless Outsole: over 100 individual rubber lugs for added grip
  • BOA Lacing System (available): gives you a more precise and comfortable fit 

The FootJoy Pro SL golf shoes have proven to be one of the most popular footwear models ever and not just for this season. 

These spikeless golf shoes have stood the test of time since their introduction on the PGA Tour in 2016, and their current fourth generation, while not incredibly different to before, has been given a little makeover for the season ahead. 

After multiple testing sessions by our Equipment Editor Alex Lodge, the latest Pro SL golf shoes were an easy addition to our best golf shoes buyer guide.


FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoe - Looks 

If you want a classic pair of premium spikeless golf shoes, then you will want to check out the Pro SL. If you want something a little more sporty in the FJ shoe range, then we recommend you look at something like the FootJoy Fuel

Although the design of the Pro SL is completely white, Alex was impressed at how easy it was to remove mud and dirt from the surface. 

This is a significant selling point for golfers looking for a new pair of shoes.

FootJoy has also seemingly tidied the upper of this shoe, giving it that really nice versatile feel and look about it. 

You can also purchase this shoe with a very cool BOA Lace System, which you can see from the image below.

This is a little dial on the back of the shoe that gives you a precise fit. 

The rest of this shoe in terms of looks, is pretty similar to the previous generation of Pro SL. 

But why massively change the appearance when it's already first class, right? 

FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review
FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review

FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes - Comfort and Performance

As we just mentioned about BOA, we would highly recommend taking full advantage of that in the Pro SL.

Having used BOA plenty of times before, it really does provide you with a more precise and snug fit, which let's face is pretty important on the course. BOA offers you complete comfort on the top part of the shoe. 

One of the key features of the Pro SL golf shoe is its ChromoSkin leather by Pittards, which has been constructed with Tour-proven traction in all weather conditions.

Alex noted immediate comfort straight out the box. 

The ChromoSkin leather also gives you one very durable spikeless golf shoe.

Alex believes this is one of the most, if not the most durable spikeless golf shoe he has ever worn on the golf course. 

With that in mind, you could argue the price tag looks very fair indeed. These are golf shoes that are going to give you plenty of game time. 

The leather is also 100% waterproof, giving you piece of mind that you can wear these spikeless shoes in all types of weather and course conditions. 

A friendly StratoFoam midsole is packed inside this shoe too, which Alex comments aids to the comfort and feel you immediately receive when slipping these on. 

For a spikeless golf shoe, the grip is also fantastic with 100 nice blue lugs giving you plenty of stability and traction on all shots. 

Comfortable, stable, flexible where you need it and 100% waterproof, the Pro SL really does offer it all in a traditional looking package. 

FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review
FootJoy Pro SL Golf Shoes 2022 | Best Golf Shoe Review

Should you buy the FootJoy Pro SL golf shoes? 

Absolutely, these are right up there as one of the best spikeless golf shoes on the market right now. 

The price will cost you a little more for BOA Lacing (£184.99), but we would honestly recommend it, or at least check it out and see how you feel. BOA just aids a much more precise and snug fit as we say. 

Add in the comfortable StratoFoam midsole and 100% waterproof ChromoSkin leather, among other key features that provide this shoe with a stable and grippy feel, and you easily have one of the best all-round performing shoes on the market today. 

If you don't quite fancy stumping up the cash for the latest Pro SL version, we would recommend you pick up one of the previous generations of the shoe online as the price for those will be nearer the £100 mark. After all, you could argue there are minimal improvements. 

Nevertheless, we would recommend these latest Pro SL golf shoes for golfers of any ability. Golf beginners might want to take a look at something a little cheaper though, and spend the extra money on some lessons for now. 

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