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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!!

Brad F.

Edmond, OK

Strength -flight control with shots 50 yards and in

 

Weaknesses-110 yard shots. Gap wedges.

 

I would love to try the 52 SS, 56 ES, and 60ES bent to 62. Standard black color code and green dot. All with xp95 stiff shafts standard length.

 

Thank you for the opportunity to try these out and give a review.

#Playyourbest

 

 

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I've already got Glides, my short review is: I love them ;)

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Miles


Cedar Rapids, IA


Strength of short game: longer pitch shots, 40-50 yards out


Weakness of short game: short chips from off the green


 


50°/SS, black dot lie, plus 1/4" length, TT DG S300 shaft, dyla wedge gold grips


56°/ES, black dot lie, plus 1/4" length, TT DG S300 shaft, dyla wedge gold grips


60°/TS, black dot lie, plus 1/4" length, TT DG S300 shaft, dyla wedge gold grips


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Nick Caporale

Concord, NC

Strength: bump and run 

Weakness: sand shots

Specs:

1 inch long

Color code - Silver

Shaft - AWT 2.0 wedge

Grip - Dyla wedge (personal preference plus 1 wrap)

Lofts - 52/SS, 56/SS, 60/SS

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Jake Knott

Ankeny, IA 50021

Strengths: controlling flight from 50-100 yards. Most shots nearby the green.

Weakness: Occassionaly add too much spin. Being overly aggressive at pin locations. High, soft sand shots.

Set: 48 SS-54 TS-60 SS with KBS 610 Wedge 120 g shafts.

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Chris

Claremont, CA 91711

 

Strenghts: 100-40 yard pitches

Weakness: 15 and closer finness shots

 

50, 56, 60 SS, upright 1 degree and 1/2 inch long TT S300 shafts, Left handed if you've got 'em.

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Jaret

 

Lewisville/Texas/USA

 

Little inconsistent with impact, decent wedge player but can hit a little fat/thin. Played vokey for years but S55 irons.

 

50/SS 54/SS 58/ES Right hand 1" over silver dot stiff

 

 

 

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Brian


Commack, NY


Chipping and controlled wedge shot from 80-100 is a strength.  Bunkers and pitching from 40 yards is a weakness (right now).


Would love to test:


50 SS (I play off a 45 PW)


54 ES


58 ES


 


All +1* Up | +1/4" | with MCC Plus 4's


Thanks for a great opportunity!

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Thanks for the opportunity!

 

Chris Jarmon

Opelika, AL

My short game with my current Glide 1.0 set is pretty strong.  My wedges save me many shots around the greens and I would consider myself a pretty decent player from 100 yards in, chipping around the greens and bunker play.  My greatest short game weakness that has nothing to do with wedges,  is putting.  That is why it is important that I chip or land it close!

 

 

50* SS, 54* TS, 58 ES

Black dot, standard length PX 6.0, Standard MCC plus 4 orange one wrap

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George

Winnipeg, MB

Strengths - long iron play

Weaknesses - consistency in short game; playing in between yardages

Specs - 50/54/58 all SS

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Jeffrey

Bloomington Illinois

Glide 2.0

Green

N.S. Pro Modus3 105

Stiff

+3/4

Grip 5L

Black

50/54/58

My strengths are being able to control my wedges particularly the ball flight. I tend to get steep so big divots and I sometimes have difficulty getting the ball up high and stopping fast.

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  • Joel

  • Monticello/MN/US
  • Short/wedge game usually very good (practice a lot).  Around the green I am solid, if any weakness it would be the 1/2 shots and shots under 50 yards.
  • 52/SS, 56/SS, 60/SS  Color Code: Purple

    Shaft: N.S. Pro Modus3 105 [X-Stiff]

    Length: Standard

    Grip: Dyla-wedge

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Andrew Trotman

Toronto, Ontario Canada

50SS/54ES/58WS orange dot with PXi 6.0

Strength is lower lofted shorts around the greens.

Weakness higher lofted spin shots.

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Jacob

Lansing, MI

Strength: distance control, chipping

Weakness: flop shots

Black spot standard length right handed midsize grips

50SS 54SS 60 ES

 

Currently use original glide 50SS 54SS 58SS with standard ping wedge shaft. Have used them since introduction.

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Your first name: Charles


Hometown/State/province: Fort Mill, SC


Strength & weakness of your short game: Strength, pitch shots from 100-75yds. Weakness, greenside bunkers, and 50yds and in.


The PING Glide 2.0 specs for a 3-wedge set that best fit your game: 50 SS, 54 SS, 58 ES with AWT 2.0 wedge flex and MCC +4 Midsize grips


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Dave

Mebane, NC

Strengths: shots around the green

weakness: half shots from 50-70

 

50/SS

54/SS

58/SS

Color code Red

KBS Tour X

Grip: Ping 5L Aqua

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Would love to try these... I have a whole Ping bag, glide wedges and g30 irons. Played the Eye2 wedges in the past as well, and am a big fan of the eye grind..

 

Tony

Eau Claire, WI

Short game is solid. Generally use my 56 with a high bounce for chipping. 40-50 yard pitches usually the 60 degree comes out, and enjoy using a little higher bounce wedge even in the 60.. 50 degree for the bump and runs and a lot of 3/4 and full shots.. my bump and run game needs a bit of help, and would appreciate a little more spin on the check up chips and pitches..

 

Hope I get the chance, to help with these..

 

Tony

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Stephen Koehler

Cincinnati, OH

Short game strength: short/greenside chips where ball can be popped up and sit when lands, uphill lies

Short game weakness: 30-50 yard shots, downhill lies

 

Specs:

50* SS

56* SS

60* ES

 

KBS Tour Stiff, all standard length, green dot, midsize grips

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Andrew Kubalik

Sarasota, Fl

Distance control inside 75yds and non bump and run chip shots

Currently using 52°, 56°, 60° (would use all SS from Ping)

 

 

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