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Shoes of Joy – Personalised golf shoes

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For those of you that hadn’t already realised, personalised golf shoes are available.  I too had heard or read somewhere that Footjoy were doing something with personalised golf shoes and to be honest I didn’t really think much of them, that is until the other day…………

Story starts now:

It was a rare day in that I found myself with more than 2 minutes to spare.  But, it was also an ordinary weather day.  It was cold and sunny, but not quite sunny enough to get the endorphins running around by themselves.

I decided I should probably do some excruciating, sorry exercising, which is one and the same thing really, isn’t it?  After about 30 mins of pretending to enjoy myself it appeared obvious that my endorphins had gone on a holiday to Broome, the Caribbean or some other exotic location and not notified me.

Blow me down with a feather but I found myself in a surprising situation.  The excruciating wasn’t giving me quite the energising lift I was looking for so I threw in the not so damp towel and went for an aimless wander to seek invigorating inspiration elsewhere.

Now some of you probably don’t know me well as yet so I will let you in on a little secret – my aimless wanderings usually take me to places like golf courses, driving ranges, retail golf outlets and or coffee shops.

What a dream if you could combine all four destinations in one!!  I do give credit though, some places have come close.

I digress.

Anyway …………… on this particular day I ended up in one of the more popular golf retail outlets.  Upon entering the shop the staff were unpacking a multitude of boxes.  Stock and packaging had seemingly spread across 3/4 of the shop but there they were, amongst the mayhem calling to me.

A pair of personalised MyJoys on the front counter, I just had to negotiate a safe path through the maze of bubble wrap and cardboard to reach them.

THESE SHOES ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I nearly fainted with delight.  You really do need to see a pair to get the full “must have” effect.  I got so excited about these patriotic, leathery, shoes of joy that I asked the staff if I could take a photo of them.

My photo really doesn’t do the shoe justice – one side of the heel had the Australian Flag and the other side was personalised with the player’s name.  Not that I am likely to forget my name but this just tipped me over the edge.

Needless to say the whole world now knows what I want for Christmas.

This is golfing consumerism gone mad – if you are suffering from the bogey blues these shoes of joy may be the lift you need.  If your bogeys are giving you the bogeys treat yourself to a pair of customised MyJoys or at the very least have a play on the MyJoy website and make up your own virtual pair of personalised shoes:

http://www.footjoy.com.au/myjoys/

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post “Solly” really does love these shoes.

P.S. I got a postcard from my endorphins they went to Sweden of all places to check out the Nordea Masters in Stockholm (lucky them).