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Victor 

chandler,az 

I’m a 20hc.

Swing speed between 105-115

Right Handed

Taylor Made R1 driver, some off brand 3metal and a cobra hybrid. Calloway x20 iron set

Would love to try some new tech to see if it decreases my score.  I typically drive about 240 or so and I’m inconsistent sometimes go left.

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-Isaac

- Dayton, OH

-120 mph swing speed, 7 handicap

- 16* taylormade 5 wood, 19* cobra hybrid

- Left hand

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Steve
Garden City, NY

12.1 Index 100 mph with driver
3 Wood/2 Hybrid/4 Hybrid

Right Hand 

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Posted (edited)
On 4/25/2019 at 11:00 AM, Golfspy_CG2 said:

Sit Down This is A Big One!! 

What's your most effective club after your last iron and before your driver, 4-hybrid, 5 wood,  utility iron?  And how does that club fit with the rest of your clubs in that gap?  Were you fit for it?  Well according to the people I met with at PING at the PGA Show, most golfers don't pay as much attention to this area as they pay to the driver, irons and putter. Sure it may not be as thrilling as a driver fitting, and being covered up with head covers they may not bring the attention to your bag that shiny new irons do.  But properly fit and gapped, they absolutely will save strokes in your long game. 

PING G410 Crossover.jpg

 

So we are looking for four testers to join myself in putting the latest line of PING G410 fairway-woods/hybrids/crossovers to test to see how they help improve your long game.  Which clubs will you be testing?  Well that's where part of the real fun comes in. Once selected, the testers will be set up with a FREE fitting by the local rep or an authorized top fitter in the area, for the gap between driver and irons.  When the fitter has determined the setup those specs will be sent to PING and you will receive the clubs to test/review and keep. 

It's imperative that anyone that applies for this testing, understands and agrees that they will receive exactly what the fitter recommends, and not what you think you'd prefer or think you'd be more comfortable with. If you're not willing to put your trust in the hands of professional fitters, than this testing isn't for you. So put all egos aside and go into the fitting open minded. I know I did exactly that and was quite surprised and even more pleased at the results. I'll share my experiences and setup once the testing has begun. 

 

 

 

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Also just want everyone to know, while the recent partnership announcement between PING and Arccos is very exciting, they will not be an option for this this testing.  

How to apply.

This is important, so please follow these instructions carefully:

1. If you haven't already, make sure you're a registered MyGolfSpy Forum member
2. In this thread (and ONLY in this thread - please don't go back to the blog and apply - it won't do you any good!), tell us the following:

- Your first name
- City/State  
- Your swing speed and handicap
- Your current setup of FW/Hybrid/Utility,....for example:   17* Utility iron, 5 wood, 4 hybrid

Right Hand or Left Hand



This review opportunity is open to any golfer who resides in the US (due to fitting logistics).  We'll be announcing the testers in this thread next week, so make sure to check back. 

Please do not 'quote' this post when applying...

 

PING G 410 Hybrid.jpg

 

Sean

San Francisco, CA

110-115mph - 10 hcp 

17-21* hybrid, 3 wood

right handed

Edited by Donny5742

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  Kevin 
-  Arncroach Fife 
-  98mph 3 handicap 
- 15,5 degree 3 wood, 17 degree wood 22 degree hybrid

Right Hand 

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Brennan
Akexandria, VA
~105mph, 11.5 handicap

15* 3 wood, 19* 3 hybrid, 22* 4 hybrid

Right Hand

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First name- Greg
- City/State- Ontario Canada  
- Swing speed and handicap- Driver 104, Handicap +.02
- Current setup of FW/Hybrid/Utility, Cobra 19 degree Stiff,  Tour Edge CBX 22 degree  stiff
 
 
 
 

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Would love the opportunity to upgrade/improve my gapping. Submission info below:

Jay

Seattle, Washington

Driver Swing Speed 109 mph

Handicap 13.0

Driver - Ping G400 SFT HZDS BLK 75g

3 Wood - Taylormade V-Steel 15 Deg

Hybrid - Taylormade M4 19deg Fujikura Atmos Tour Black

Mizuno JPX 900 Tour PW - 4

Right Hand

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Mike

Madison, WI

Swing speed (driver): 110mph. Handicap: 2.8

Current setup: 15° 3 wood (TM M1), 18° utility 2 iron (Srixon)

Right handed

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8 hours ago, D_Golfer said:

@Golfspy_CG2 thank you for the answer. I'm a participant of the forum for not a long time so the question was intirely for info. Thank you and i sure will.

You're welcome.  Also make sure to setup up a proper profile by adding an avatar to your profile. The more info you provided there it helps the selection team know more about you. Most importantly be active throughout the whole forum.  

 

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Posted (edited)

- Michael
- Stillwater, OK
- 98 mph driver swing speed, 9 handicap
- 3 iron, 3 wood

Right Handed

 

Cheers!

Edited by denbro17

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Posted (edited)

Les Stotler

Phoenix AZ (home of PING)

This is an interesting opportunity.  I have found it difficult to fill the top end of my bag.  Wedges are a dime a dozen, and yes these are necessary for scoring.  But I have been keeping detailed analytics of my own game for several years.  It is the the long game that keeps our scores up - out of bounds, tops, duffs, behind a tree, water and sand off the fairway, lame approaches on long par fours.  These problems lead to penalty shots and drops from hazards that really add up for us non-pros.  

My bag has some holes at the top end  due to my club speed (98ish).  Longest iron is a six - two hybrids, a 3W and a driver.  Recent retirement has left me with plenty of time to document, test and analyze these clubs in this test.  I have played Ping clubs most of my life, and would like the chance to play them again.

Current setup (long game)

Epic driver - TM M2 3w - Ping G20 hybrid - Callaway apex hybrid

Irons - Apex   Wedges Ping    Putter - Ping

Handicap 5.2

club speed (98ish)

Right

Thank you for the opportunity

Edited by azstratman
add right handed

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David
Monroe, WA
Driver Swing Speed  100/15
Cobra F8+  fairway wood set to 15*, 19* hybrid, 22* hybrid
Right handed

 

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Posted (edited)

- Leo
- Irvine/CA
- 96MPH (TrackMan 4) / 100MPH (GCQuad) for a driver. Around 88MPH (TrackMan 4) / 90MPH (GCQuad) on my hybrid
- Callaway Rogue 15deg 3W + 19deg 5W & Titleist 910H 21deg 3H

Right Hand

 

Reviewing all things golf (anchoring only facts)

http://leomode.home.blog 

 

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  • Your first name
    • Ty
  • City/State  
    • Los Angeles, CA
  • Your swing speed and handicap
    • Driver Swing Speed
      • 112-115mph
    • Handicap
      • 1
  • Your current setup of FW/Hybrid/Utility
    • TaylorMade M2 Tour 3 wood
      • 15.0
    • Ping G400 3 Hybrid
      • 19
  • Hand
    • Right

Look forward to being selected.  I have previous golf product/ testing experience and would be honored to work with PING.

 

Thank you for the opportunity!

 

 

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John

Dover, Delaware

112 mph  8 hcp

Titleist 917 3 wood, Callaway Apex 3 hybrid, Callaway Apex 4 hybrid

right hand

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    • By Golfspy_CG2
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