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Jeremy

Elgin, IL

Strength is flop shots. Weakness is inconsistent tight lie chipping. 

50 SS, 56 SS, 60 ES. PX 6.0. Black dot. 


Ping G30 LS Tec 10* (Diamana S+ 70X)

Ping G30 17* 5W (Diamana S+ 70X)
Ping i20 3 (PXi 6.0), 4-UW (PX 6.0)
Ping Glide 56*SS, 60*ES (PX 6.0)
Ping Vault Arna

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Jaxon Rinkes

 

Coshocton, Ohio

 

Strength: Distance and speed have always been some of my strengths.

 

Weakness: Accuracy, have always had trouble hitting the ball where I want it to go on 1/2 to 3/4 shots, not hitting it solid either.

 

Set: 48-SS 54-TS 58-TS

 

 

 

 

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Nick

Seattle, WA

Strength - Full wedge, short-mid irons

Weakness - Driving accuracy, 1/2 length wedge

 

Glide 2.0 50* SS, 54* SS, 58* WS

Black Color Code, -0.25" length, 5L grip - Aqua

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Jack

 

Centennial, Colorado

 

Spin and distance control are my strengths. Also find myself decent at getting out of deep rough. I'm good at accelerating and not accelerating through impact to add and subtract spin.

 

My weakness is getting out of middle to long range bunkers. Since my Taylormade Ef 52 degree wedge only has 8 bounce, it makes it difficult to hit these shots. Uphill shots also are difficult. I tend to get under these and leave them about 15ft short of the hole

 

50,54,58.

 

1 degree flat

 

Kbs c-taper, stiff

 

 

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John

Buffalo, NY

Strengths: flighting shots, bunker play, checking pitch shots

Weaknesses: pitch and runs, 40-60 yard control

 

52 SS 56 SS 58 WS

Project X 6.0 +1/2" std lie. Cord grips orange dot

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Kevin

Hartford, CT

Strengths: low spinners, tight lies, bunker play, consistency

Weaknesses: flighting shots, short swing shots with little green, bump and run

52 SS, 56 SS, 60 ES. All wedges +.75 inches, KBS Tour X-Stiff, Ping 5L grips with orange dot

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Braxton

 

Camrose, AB Canada

 

Strength - bunker game

Weakness - 15-40 yard range.

 

50SS

54SS

58TS

 

Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 105 X-stiff

Standard loft/lie

 

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Billy

 

Duluth, MN

 

Strength- Sand play

 

Weakness- I struggle with consistent contact with my wedges inside 50 yards, inconsistent if it's anything but a full shot. My home course has small greens that are hard to hold so I'm looking for any short game advantage possible. 

 

50° SS Nippon Modus 3 130 S - BLACK DOT - DYLA-WEDGE WHITE

54° SS Nippon Modus 3 130 S - BLACK DOT - DYLA-WEDGE WHITE

58° ES Nippon Modus 3 130 S - BLACK DOT - DYLA-WEDGE WHITE

 

*I put the specs that would best fit my game. I would assume that custom shafts are not an option and I would gladly try the AWT 2.0 wedge shaft in all 3 wedges. PING does offer the Modus 105 with no up-charge but I wouldn't want my wedges that much lighter than my current irons. Also, I've been told Nippon makes some steel shafts for Ping (not sure if thats true though). I know, I just wrote a short novel...apologies! 

 

Great opportunity, thanks for the consideration! 


PING  G400 LST 8.5° - Ping Tour 65X 

PING  G10 17° - Fujikura Rombax 7Z08 (S flex tipped 1/2")

ADAMS  Pro Black 9031 20° - Aldila RIP a 85 HYB 2.0 (S flex tipped 1/2")

:callaway-small:  CF16/Apex Pro 16 Combo (4-P, A) 2° upright- Nippon Modus 120X

MIZUNO  T7 Satin 54° & 58° - Nippon Modus 120X

ODYSSEY  O-Works Black Tank #7 - 35"

BRIDGESTONE  TOUR B X

 

Right Handed

 

Duluth MN

 

Handicap 13

 

 

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Greg

Downingtown, Pennsylvania

 

Strengths: full wedge shots - other than that, none - my short game is killing my scores

 

Weakness:  bunker shots, tend to pull wedge shots left, chipping

 

Set up:  52SS, 56WS, 60TS; KBS tour stiff shaft; Ping 5L grip white dot

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Jimmie


Walters, OK


Strength:  Touch on chip/pitch shots


weakness:  Lack of spin and inconsistent on 85-120 yard shots


Wedges

Glide 2.0â„¢ [52/SS, 56/WS, 60/WS]

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Rich

Las Vegas Nevada

 

50 RSI 1

54 sm4

58 sm 4

 

Strength. Sand play

 

Weakness spinning the  and 10 - 20 yard chips

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(4) TESTERS WANTED

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PING Glide 2.0 Wedges

 

 

Can PING's new wedges change your short game?

 

For most golfers, the search for a new short game begins and ends with Vokey, Cleveland or Callaway – the Holy Trinity of Wedges.

 

PING feels its new Glide 2.0 wedges should be part of that conversation, thanks to new sole grinds, improved groove technology and spin-preserving hydrophobicity (look it up). Add a host of no-upcharge shaft options and PING's legendary color-coded customization and you have a wedge the company feels belongs on the main stage.

 

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Testers Wanted!

 

As you know, MyGolfSpy never takes an OEM's word for anything. We believe in #datacratic testing, and #PowerToThePlayer isn't just a hashtag, it's a mission statement. We want to see if the new PING Glide 2.0's can indeed turn the Big Three into the Fab Four, and we need your help to find out.

 

MyGolfSpy is looking for 4 avid golfers with a passion for their short game to test (and keep) a customized 3-wedge set of the new Glide 2.0 wedge, and then share their findings with the MyGolfSpy Community.

 

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How To Apply:

We take our product testing very seriously here at MyGolfSpy, so if you'd like to test and review the new PING Glide 2.0 wedges, please read and follow these instructions carefully:

 

First, if you haven't already, you must register for the MyGolfSpy Community Forum (click here to sign up)

 

Next, tell us:

 

Your first name

Hometown/State/province

Strength & weakness of your short game

The PING Glide 2.0 specs for a 3-wedge set that best fit your game (visit PING's website here)

 

It's that simple!  We'll announce the testers in this thread next week. Good luck!!

 

Also, for new members - it'll behoove you to read up on "How Product Testers Will Be Chosen."(click here)  A profile picture and Forum participation are essential!

 

 

 

(4) TESTERS WANTED

attachicon.gifadmin-ajax.jpg

 

PING Glide 2.0 Wedges

 

 

Can PING's new wedges change your short game?

 

For most golfers, the search for a new short game begins and ends with Vokey, Cleveland or Callaway – the Holy Trinity of Wedges.

 

PING feels its new Glide 2.0 wedges should be part of that conversation, thanks to new sole grinds, improved groove technology and spin-preserving hydrophobicity (look it up). Add a host of no-upcharge shaft options and PING's legendary color-coded customization and you have a wedge the company feels belongs on the main stage.

 

PING-Glide-2.0-Wedge-4.jpg

 

Testers Wanted!

 

As you know, MyGolfSpy never takes an OEM's word for anything. We believe in #datacratic testing, and #PowerToThePlayer isn't just a hashtag, it's a mission statement. We want to see if the new PING Glide 2.0's can indeed turn the Big Three into the Fab Four, and we need your help to find out.

 

MyGolfSpy is looking for 4 avid golfers with a passion for their short game to test (and keep) a customized 3-wedge set of the new Glide 2.0 wedge, and then share their findings with the MyGolfSpy Community.

 

PING-Glide-2.0-Wedge-5.jpg

 

How To Apply:

We take our product testing very seriously here at MyGolfSpy, so if you'd like to test and review the new PING Glide 2.0 wedges, please read and follow these instructions carefully:

 

First, if you haven't already, you must register for the MyGolfSpy Community Forum (click here to sign up)

 

Next, tell us:

 

Your first name

Hometown/State/province

Strength & weakness of your short game

The PING Glide 2.0 specs for a 3-wedge set that best fit your game (visit PING's website here)

 

It's that simple!  We'll announce the testers in this thread next week. Good luck!!

 

Also, for new members - it'll behoove you to read up on "How Product Testers Will Be Chosen."(click here)  A profile picture and Forum participation are essential!

 

 

Tony

Cinnaminson, NJ

Strength - Close range chip shots

Weakness - Consistency from 70 - 60 yards out

The PING Glide 2.0 specs that would best fit my game are the 52SS/56SS/60SS

 

Would appreciate the opportunity to test out the PING wedges as the many others would too.

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Clint


Denver, Colorado


 


Strength - I'm pretty consistent with the standard chip shot around the green, I'm good at picturing where the ball needs to land and judging its roll out on a consistent basis. Another strength is my distance control and accuracy  from 105 to 50 yards, I really have those distances dialed in and can usually put the ball within 10-15 feet and leave myself a make-able putt.  


 


Weakness - My biggest weakness is hitting good flop shots off tight lies. I think a lot of it has to do with not really trusting the shot but it has ruined some good rounds that I have had going over the past few months. I could really use some improvement on sand shots too. I don't have a problem getting out of the sand but I'm rarely within the 5-10 foot range out of the bunker. 


 


The PING Glide 2.0 specs:


50 SS, Blue, Project X PXI 6.0 (or something comparable), standard length, +2 wraps (I'm guessing that is the Orange color code?), Ping Dyla-Wedge Grips


54 ES, Blue, Project X PXI 6.0, standard length, Orange grip code, Ping Dyla-Wedge Grips


60 TS, Blue, Project X PXI 6.0, standard length, Orange grip code, Ping Dyla-Wedge Grips


 


I have always played Titleist and Callaway wedges, I would love the chance to test these out and give you some great feedback!



Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash 9° w/ Project X Evenflow 6.0

3wd: :callaway-small: XR Pro 14° w/ Project X LZ 6.0

2h: :callaway-small: Big Bertha Alpha 815 17° w/ Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

4h: :callaway-small: XR Pro 23 w/ Project X LZ 6.0

5i - PW: PXG 0311T w/ Project X LZ 6.0

Wedges: :callaway-small: MD3 50°, Titleist SM6 54° and 60°

Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour

Ball: Titleist ProV1x

 

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So many apps! Amazes me how many folks may not fully read the asks for testing though. Can't wait to see all the feedback. My Scor wedges are a bit used these days.... 😎 Good luck picking 4. I can't even imagine the "fun" process.

 

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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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Glenn

Plum Borough, PA

 

Strength-distance control with my wedges from the fairway

Weakness-distance control from the sand; leave it short more often than not

 

Ping Glide 2.0 specs

50 SS  red lie, regular flex, 1/2inch short, aqua grip

54 SS same lie, flex, length and grip

58 TS same lie, flex, length and grip

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Brian

Yorktown Heights, NY

I am an above average bunker player, but for a scratch golfer I'm more like a 15 with wedge from 100.

Specs would be as follows:

All shafts Project X 6.0, +3/4 inch 2 degrees upright

Grips: Ping Dyla Wedge gold dot

52 degree SS Grind

56 degree WS Grind

60 degree TS Grind

 

Listen I'm a pretty good player. I still like playing in some tournaments and on any given day I can still compete. But not on consecutive days and more often than not it comes and goes in 6 - 9 hole stretches. And I make wayyyy too many bogeys or tough two putts for par with wedges in my hand on the approach. I'm willing to look at anything that can help.

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Ron

Charlottetown, PEI , Canada

My strength is lob shots

Weakness is 80 yards in

1/2 inch longer than standard

52, 56, 60

grip. Gold


In my :ping-small: Pioneer riding on a Riksha Cart

:ping-small: G400 LST: Alta CB Xstiff
:taylormade-small:: M2 3 wood: 

:titelist-small:: 818 H1 Hybrid 3: Project X Even Flow Blue 85
:taylormade-small: 2019 P790: KBS Tour
:ping-small: Glide 2: 52/56/60:
:EVNROLL:: ER2

 

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WILLIAM O. "WEEM" WILLIAMS

MANNININGTON, WV

Strength: Short chips pitches around the green

Weakness: 1/2 to 3/4 wedge shots. I have a tough time hitting a high, soft bunker shot 

Set: 50*SS, 54*TS, 58*TS  RH  AWT 2.0 Wedge 

 

THANK YOU FOR THE OPPORTUNITY 

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JJ

Maryland

Solid on chips from right around the green. Need work on pitch shots

 

52ss

56ws

60ts

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Roy

Athens, GA

Strength- pitches, half wedge shots, bunker play

Weakness- bump and run shots

50/ss 54/ss 58/es

Xp 95 s300

Ping 5l gold grip

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