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2019 Official Forum Member Review-PING Long Game Gapping Testing/Review

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Nice job, sir!

I’m just curious. You guys didn’t hit any irons to determine gapping between the shortest of these and those?




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Thanks! I told him the lofts of my 4 and 5 irons and we worked off those. He certainly wasn’t rushing, but he was pretty efficient!
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Personally, I wish we’d see more offerings in the higher lofted woods. As[mention=65882]tsauer[/mention] has said and myself included, hybrids are not always the easiest to hit.

Now if you were to hand a golfer a 7 or 9 wood and have them take some swings, I’d bet the results would be a very positive outcome.


That’s where I’m different. Hybrids have been easier for me for whatever reason. I think part of it is the smaller footprint. FWs in the other hand have been a real struggle, but the G410 line is a beast. While I didn’t get a 5W, the few swings I took produced a lovely high launch, which any golfer would’ve enjoyed!
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I hit hybrids okay but there’s always the fear of the thinned one or the draw turned hook -

Fairway woods are a welcome relief so far. My fitting review is written - just letting the ink dry before I drop it in. Probably tomorrow.

I’m heading out to play


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I hit hybrids okay but there’s always the fear of the thinned one or the draw turned hook -

Fairway woods are a welcome relief so far. My fitting review is written - just letting the ink dry before I drop it in. Probably tomorrow.

I’m heading out to play


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I think one of the things I like most about the G410 FW line is how compact they club heads are. I couldn’t stand the G400 FWs, but they made some welcome design changes. And I think I could easily play a 5W or 7W, but the hybrids are a better fit for me now.
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I've had mine ready to go. But wanted you guys to get your Stage 1's up first.   I'll probably post it tomorrow as well.   I keep reading it and thinking itsctoo long...after giving you guys guidelines. 

But as MODa we follow a slightly different route.  Usually one combined post to cover all stages. 

But this review had a couple different parts.  I'll break it into a couple posts. 

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Stage 1 is up, just like the ball after it's crushed with a G410 crossover. 

 

Okay, terrible pun, but go check out my stage 1!

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12 minutes ago, TSauer said:

Stage 1 is up, just like the ball after it's crushed with a G410 crossover. 

 

Okay, terrible pun, but go check out my stage 1!

Great pics and great stage 1!

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Great pics and great stage 1!


Thanks, mate!
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NSFW= Not Safe For Wife (to know I'm thinking about new clubs).

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Haha, now that's the perfect acronym!
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Stage 1 is up, just like the ball after it's crushed with a G410 crossover. 
 
Okay, terrible pun, but go check out my stage 1!


A+ based on the strong GIF game alone! Nice work!
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2 hours ago, TSauer said:

Stage 1 is up, just like the ball after it's crushed with a G410 crossover. 

 

Okay, terrible pun, but go check out my stage 1!

Great job.  And those photos ....sick!!! 

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Great job.  And those photos ....sick!!! 



He’s the king of pictures OMG! Why him again as a co tester!

But the 9 wood I hit today makes it all worth while. If any of you had seen it. We got to the tee and my playing partner said, “I’m not hitting a call from here!”

I thought, so is this a time for the 9 wood? 168 into a little breeze, I could try and flight it down, carry that crap and keep it on the front tier. Prior to this it would have been 4 hybrid to the back tier, 3 putt and move on. Not today my friends, not today!


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[mention=67511]mr.hicksta[/mention] do you typically look for a lower flight with a lot of your clubs given the constant windy conditions?


I typically try to pair low to mid launch shafts with higher lofted club heads and try to flight shots of necessary. I definitely don’t make my setup based on the wind though. And in this case the high ball flight is why I didn’t even give a 5W a second look after the shots I saw during the fitting. The combos I ended up with produce a flight that I think can be played anywhere. At least when I’m not swinging like a jerk
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I’m not a huge fan of hot melt, but I’m considering using some on my Crossover later on down the road. Admittedly it has been a mixed bag for me with the club so far, and I’m honestly still trying to figure it out. But the good shots I’ve hit have been impressive so I just need to put in more time with it. And thanks for the kind words!


I actually added a bit more so I could get the head just a bit heavier and it made all the difference. I have found the Crossover extremely forgiving for what it is but I wanted something to bridge the gap between my 4 iron and 3 wood. I'm really interested in the G410 fairways so I'm watching this thread closely!


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My review Post Is Up
Read It Here


Man that had to be a hell of an experience! Seems like they got you dialed in quickly, which isn’t surprising at all. With that HIO already it seems like you’re seeing some solid performance out of your setup!
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Loving the details so far in the fitting reviews. Were there any clubs or shafts that the fitters recommended that you nodded along with but in the back of your mind you were thinking "oh boy I really don't know about this..."?

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