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Victoria, TX

Driver Swing Speed: 80-90: Handicap: 25.2

FW - Ping 3 wood and Ping 5 wood, Ping 4 hybrid iron, Taylor Made 4 iron

Right handed

:cobra-small: King Cobra F8 driver

:ping-small: Serene: 3 and 5 wood, 5 hybrid iron

:taylormade-small: r7 Draw, Flex L: 4 - 9 irons, PW

:cleveland-small: RTX-3: 52/10 wedge; 56/11 wedge; and Tour Action 900 60* low bounce

:edel-golf-1: E-2 Torque custom fit putter

:bridgestone-small: Tour B RXS golf ball

:ShotScope:  V3

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Well it's time to fill the the Gap in this thread with some Testers.     Join the four testers who join me in filling the gap between the last iron we hit effectively and driver.   As

This made my Thursday a little bit better! This is an area of my bag that I never really focused on until recently, seeing that it's the only spot that needs some attention now. Got grouped with a gre

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20 hours ago, 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. 

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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...


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Chris Alsip  from walton ky 41094 my swing speed is 110mph my current clubs are ping g400 irons 4 through ps. Ping your wedges 50,56 and 60 degree

I have a Wilson driver only I need to find the fairway or hybrids etc

To fill the gap  it would be wonderful to  review these clubs.

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- Andrew 
- Seattle/WA 
- 93-97MPH Trackman / 14.7
- 16.5* Tour Edge Exotics E8 4W / 21* Tour Edge Exotics E8 7W / 24* Mizuno JPX 900HM 5i
- Right handed

My gaping at the top is all messed up and I know it.

Ping Traverse
King Cobra F7 10.5* w/ Mitsubishi Tensi CK Blue 60
TEE E8 4W, 7W
Mizuno JPX-900 Hot Metal 5-SW w/ Veylix Alpina 873
Scotty Cameron Squareback

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20 hours ago, Golfspy_CG2 said:

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



96MPH, 6.4HCP

FW: Titleist TS3 15*, 

HB: Titleist 915H 17*,  915H 24*,  915H 27*,  Ping G30 30*

Right Hand


Driver :   Taylormade M6 9 / VA Composites Drago 75 S

3W :       Titleist TS3 15  / VA Composites Drago 75 S

Hybrid:   Titleist 915H 18  / KBS Tour Hybrid Prototype X

Iron:        Bridgestone J40 DPC / Project X 6.0 Flighted

Wedge:  Bridgestone J33 52 56 60

Putter:    Ping Sigma

Ball:        Taylormade TP5x

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- Derek
- Brunswick, ME
- 97-101 SS 17.2 index
- 3W, 19* H, 22* H

Right Hand


:mizuno-small: ST180 w/Tensei CK Series Blue 60 Stiff
:callaway-small: Epic Flash 3w w/Project X HZRDUS Smoke 70 Stiff
:callaway-small: Epic Flash 5w w/Project X HZRDUS Smoke 70 Stiff

:titelist-small: 818 h2 w/Tensei Pro Series White 90 Stiff
:srixon-small: z545 (5-PW) w/ KBS C taper 120

:cleveland-small: RTX-3 CB 50/54/58 degrees

:seemore-small: FGP Original

 :taylormade-small: Project a

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- Jeff
- Solon, OH (Cleveland)  
- Swing Speed:  3wood:  104 MPH, 3 hybrid:  97 MPH, 4 hybrid: 96 MPH   Handicap:  19
- Your current setup:  

  • 3-wood: TaylorMade 200 Steel 15 degree stock shaft (stiff)
  • 3 hybrid: Ping G400 3w Ping Tour 85 shaft (stiff)
  • 4 hyrbid: Titleist 816H2  Fujikura Speedster shaft (stiff)

- Right handed

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  • Your first name
    • Craig
  • City/State  
    • Thornton
  • Your swing speed and handicap
    • Driver Swing Speed
      • 98
    • Handicap
      • 11
  • Your current setup of FW/Hybrid/Utility
    • Ping G Fairway 3 wood 14.5  +
    • Ping G Fairway 5 wood 17.5  +
    • Ping G 3 Hybrid  19.0 
  • Hand
    • Right
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West Monroe, LA


Driver swing speed: 112-115




13* & 17* fairways/20* hybrid


Right hand


With the change to HM Pro irons, I’ll need to do this one way or another!


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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4/5, Tour V 6-10, Dynamic Gold X100

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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Hallstead, Pennsylvania
 99 mph swing speed (currently playing with a back injury) 
+14 handicap
I currently have in my bag a Titleist 915F- 3 wood and a Titleist 913F 5 wood.
I have no hybrid club in my arsenal. 
I am Right Handed. It would be an honor and I would be extremely grateful to test a hybrid Ping club!

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Does MygolfSpy only have TESTERS WANTED for the U.S. or sometimes it also apllies to Europe?



:mizuno-small: ST180 9.5º w/ Aldila R.I.P. NV 65-3.8 Stiff Shaft

:mizuno-small: ST180 15º w/ Tensei 70 Stiff Shaft

:taylormade-small: M3 21º w/ Tensei 70HY Regular Shaft

:srixon-small: Z 565 5-PW w/ Miyazaki 8S Shafts

:mizuno-small: S5 56.14 and 50.07

:taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red Sightline

Inesis Stand Bag

Ball: To be determined (now a mix of Srixon, Taylormade and Bridgestone)


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