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Rob

Redmond WA

Strength is distance control from 80 - 110 yards

Weekness is shorter pitches 50 - 80 yards

Wedges for testing 50/SS 54/ES and 58/WS would love to see how these work in soft conditions 

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Your first name. Ben smith

Hometown/State/province. North Aurora Illinois.

Strength. Hitting all shots needed in my imagination. weakness. Not enough practice time makes tight lie chipping and distance control difficult. I'd like 4 hours per week ideally

 

The PING Glide 2.0 specs

50 deg ws

54 deg ss and 58 ss. All with S400 shafts.

Ping grip.

Ben S
Hailing from N Aurora IL

WITB:
Putter: Mizuno by Bettinardi BC1 w/SuperStroke MidSlim 2.0 Flamed finish (1 Degree)
Driver: Ping G – Mitsubishi Diamana Blue 73 X (10.5 Degree)
3 Wood : Callaway Epic Flash – Mitsubishi Tensei AV Blue 75 S (15.5 Degree)
3 Hybrid: Tour Edge CBX 119 – Project X EvenFlow Black 85 S (18 Degree)
3 Hybrid: Ping G – Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro Blue HY 86 S (19 Degree)
4 – GW: Ping i210 - Oban CT-115 X (22.5 - 50 Degrees)
SW: Titleist SM7 S Grind - Tour Chrome - Stock S200 (54 Degree)
LW: Titleist SM7 D Grind - Tour Chrome - Stock S200 (58 Degree)
All Grips:  Winn Dri-Tec Midsize - Gray/Blue w/ 2 extra wraps low hand
Customizing:
Lime Green/Hot Pink Custom Paintfill - all clubs
White ferrules with Blue Stripes from Cell-Parts.net
Irons fitted & built by True Spec Golf
Custom Headcovers from Sunfish Golf
PING White DLX Cart Bag

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David

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

 

I've played PING woods, irons, and putters since the introduction of the PING Eye2 in the early eighties.  I've always been a PING fan.

 

Good chips

Good pitch

Excellent bunker player

Flop shot needs work

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Caleb


Lynchburg, Virginia


Strengths: 50-100 yds in. Can get the ball decently close


Weaknesses: 10 - 50 yards in. Always seem to duff the short chips. Very inconsistent.


 


Ping Specs: Color Code Gold  Shaft XP 95  Flex S300  Length -0.5"  Grip 5L  Grip Color Code White

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Your first name - Clete


Hometown/State/province - Omaha, NE


Strength & weakness of your short game - Strengths: lofted pitches from 10-30 yds. Weaknesses: stopping shots on the green consistently (lofted and chipped), shots 30-50 yds out, gap from 80-100 yds.


The PING Glide 2.0 specs for a 3-wedge set that best fit your game - Glide 2.0â„¢ [50/SS,54/SS,60/ES], Color Code: Blue, Shaft: AWT 2.0 Wedge [Wedge], Length: +0.25", Grip: Dyla-wedge


Mizuno MP58 4-PW (std. specs)

Titleist 910D3 (9* stiff)

Righty

Omaha, NE

10 HC

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Steve

Dartmouth, Ma

Weakness is 75yrds shot, typically a pull shot to left.

46ss,5ss,56ss shaft would be true temper wedge flex

Grip would be orange.

Currently use ping g irons purple dot

Titleist 910 7.5 driver,callaway 48,56 degree wedges.ping g irons 5-pw purple dot.19,21 degree titleist 913 hybrids.

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Ron

Niagara Falls, Ontario

Ok at bunker shots but not great. Can't hit a high soft bunker shot.

Love bump and run shots. Good at those.

50*  54*  60* SS for all 3.

Blue dot.

White standard grip with 3 wraps  + 1/4".

AWT stiff wedge shaft, right hand.

Thank you

Ron.

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Best part of my game is my chipping and bunker play. I'm always looking for the best set of wedges. I would consider playing the following - 50/SS, 56/SS and 60/SS, R-300 shaft, stock grip

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Bruce Engel

Cedar Lake, Indiana 46303

short game stronger with lower lofted wedges

Wedge Recommendations
Model
 
Glide 2.0â„¢
Color Code
 
Gold –
Shaft
 
XP 95
Flex
 
R300
Length
 
-1"
Grip
 
Dyla-wedge
Grip Color Code
 
Aqua
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Derek

Volo, Illinois

Strength: My strength lies within my chipping/pitching. I can usually get up and down from anywhere within 40 yards.  

Weakness: I sometimes struggle with accuracy and fat shots on full wedge shots. I also lack spin.  

Wedge Fitting Results: Glide 2.0 (46SS, 54SS, 60SS), Shaft XP 95, Flex S300,  Color Code Red, Grip Code White, Standard Length 

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 (8*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Fairway:   :ping-small: G400 (14.5*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Irons: :ping-small: Crossover 3 iron (19*) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shaft

            :titelist-small: AP3 (4/5) and AP2 (6-PW) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Wedges: Scor 50*, 54*, and 58* with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Putter:  :cameron-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 Midslant

Handicap: 3

Location: Illinois...until i can get my wife to move to a warmer climate

Right Handed: Although sometimes I wonder if left handed would suit me better :blink:

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Geoff Peoples

Decatur, Illinois

Strengths: Flop shots, trajectory control

Weakness: downhill chips, getting the ball to stop

 

52 SS

56 ES

60 ES

 

Green dot, XP 95 R300, Standard length with aqua Dyla-wedge

 

First time participator, long time reader. 

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Ryan Donckers

Spokane, WA 

Strength - Distance control / Spin

Weakness - Bunker Play 

Ping Specs - All Black Dot - 52 SS / 56 SS / 60 TS

AWT Shafts - Ping 5L White Cord +2 Wraps

 

I currently play the Glide 1.0 wedges and would love to test these side by side to see the differences and improvements. Thanks for the opportunity! 

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Mark

McMurray, PA

Short game strengths - chipping, sand play

Weaknesses - short pitches

50°/SS; 66° lie; 36" length; PWT 2.0 Wedge shaft; Ping DYLA-Wedge grip

54°/SS; 66° lie; 36"; same shaft & grip (would prefer loft bent to 55°)

60°/SS; 66° lie; 36"; same shaft & grip

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Damn, 24 pages of testing applications and it's not even noon?? Good luck everyone, looking forward to your thoughts. 

What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Fujikura Speeder 757 TR 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Oban Kiyoshi Black 75 05 (X)

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, Nippon Modus 120X

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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David

Santa Clarita, CA

SG Strentghs-chipping around the greens

Weakness-Shots 100-120 yards in. Just can never judge my distance or strength when using my PW

Since I am starting to play more golf now since my back injury. I would love to try to test these and upgrade my Ping bag.

Right now I have :

G10 driver

G10 4 metal

G15 4 hybrid

G2 irons 5-SW

Wolverine putter

 

Thanks for the consideration

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