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Great looking clubs gentlemen!! @JonMUSC08 i love seeing another Lefty in the testing, swing is looking solid!!

@perseveringgolfer I enjoyed your write up on the new "normal", it will be interesting to see how long they take to arrive. Have you had your first post lock down round yet?

I don't know what it is but Ping are making some really good looking clubs right across the range, I haven't seen one in the last couple of years that I didn't like and want to hit.

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Great looking clubs gentlemen!! [mention=72959]JonMUSC08[/mention] i love seeing another Lefty in the testing, swing is looking solid!!
[mention=76917]perseveringgolfer[/mention] I enjoyed your write up on the new "normal", it will be interesting to see how long they take to arrive. Have you had your first post lock down round yet?
I don't know what it is but Ping are making some really good looking clubs right across the range, I haven't seen one in the last couple of years that I didn't like and want to hit.

Completely agree, they really look great. If they play as well they look will be winners.


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Nice work my man! Question, what's the bounce on your Vokey?

The Titleist 56 SW IS 56 deg and 10deg bounce. ‘S’ grind.


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Great initial write-ups and photographs everyone! I'm happy to see you all getting these clubs in and am looking forward to hearing how they perform on the range and the course. These are great looking clubs and after seeing the black grips with the grey accent around the Arccos sensors, they just get better looking. 

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17 minutes ago, JonMUSC08 said:


The Titleist 56 SW IS 56 deg and 10deg bounce. ‘S’ grind.


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So 3 degrees of bounce more on the set wedge... interesting 

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So 3 degrees of bounce more on the set wedge... interesting 

The sole of the G710 is abt 1.5x larger than the Vokey.
This helps sweep through instead of dig in. I very rarely intentionally TRY to aggressively dig down and spin the ball. Helps me a good bit since I occasionally duff some chips.
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The sole of the G710 is abt 1.5x larger than the Vokey.
This helps sweep through instead of dig in. I very rarely intentionally TRY to aggressively dig down and spin the ball. Helps me a good bit since I occasionally duff some chips.
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SW on steroids!
Interesting how they’ll work for you, after you get used to the change of course.


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4 hours ago, Lacassem said:

Sneak peak? How many yays lol? Quick picture but will do a nice write up tomorrow like I said! Can not wait 730 cannot get here fast enough

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Well those look slick!!

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So, might get out for an iron only round this weekend or at least put together a range session. Just ordered new grips to have them put on at the local Golf Galaxy on my woods and putter so that way they are ready for the Arccos sensors.

If i hit the range is there anything you guys want to know or see?

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So, might get out for an iron only round this weekend or at least put together a range session. Just ordered new grips to have them put on at the local Golf Galaxy on my woods and putter so that way they are ready for the Arccos sensors.
If i hit the range is there anything you guys want to know or see?

Honest 1st impressions are always of interest to me, have fun!


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Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

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that's a nice wide sole on that SW @JonMUSC08

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Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

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Nice! They looked real nice in your bag today. The black really does hell hide the size of these, felt good on the swing I took with one of them. I was also impressed by the sound. Not at all what I was expecting.

 

Glad to get out there today and knock some rust off!

 

 

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57 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

Hey all, here are my initial impression on these clubs hope you enjoy!

Pre-Arrival/Arrival:

After my virtual fitting with PING, the communication was honestly top notch. Bill, who is a Head-Master Fitter from PING, was always informative and kept me in the loop. Customer service needless to say, was A++. The clubs were received on 5/20 within 10 days after the fitting. During these times to me it was really unprecedented and was expecting a longer lead time.

The clubs came in and again I was really just blown away from the care that was taken in packaging. All the clubs had covers and whoever packaged them and engineered the boxes…well done because there was 0 room to spare. PING really blew me away initially with there professionalism and quick turnaround that’s all I can really say, can’t speak highly enough of that.

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But we aren’t here to talk about PING are we (the people anyway just the clubs)? So on to the sticks

Set:

Anyone that did not see my fitting, I went with 4-UW with Project X 6.5 X-stiff shafts with Golf Pride grips with Arccos.

First Impression:

So, first impression was WOW. The black really stands out. The grey on the face really offsets and compliments the black well. The finish on these clubs are silk (and I do not really like black clubs). When they say Hydro-pearl they mean it. The paint looks so smooth (more on that later) compared to your typical silver finish.

I do not currently have a set to compare them to because I sold mine and am waiting on the other set, so will have more on this later. Initial thought though was that they were smaller at address than I anticipated. I was expecting a larger overall look but between the black club and grey face, it’s “slimming” (is that why they call it a little black dress?). Compared to my CBX2 wedges you can see a massive difference. Another thing I noticed was right at the hosel and heel there is a nice groove taken out, assuming to remove some of the weight and place closer to the toe for all that forgiveness. It complements the profile of this club nicely.

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The Arccos in the grip was different for me. The grip felt bigger on the palm of my left hand, which they are slightly but was noticeable. Not a bad thing but just a note if you never used Arccos. I think I would prefer the inserts VS it in the actual grip like these. Lastly the Arccos was very easy to setup, took me longer to get the cover of the unit itself than it did to pair.

On to some modeling before we get into the first use of these bad larrys:

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Fortunately, I was able to get right out for my 1st round of the year the day after I received the clubs, got to love that because the itch was real waiting for these bad boys. SO lets get right into it!

First Crack at these Beauties!

My biggest questions going into my first round with the clubs were:

What am I looking at for distances?

How are these going to do in the morning dew grass?

How is the finish overall after just one round? My question for this was because my previous black wedge showed signs of wear right after its first use.

My first shot with the clubs was a 4 iron. Not a great tee shot and had myself in some trouble in thick rough. The 4 iron sliced through the rough with ease, if there was any grab I didn’t notice it!

I was pleasantly surprised with sound. The only time I have ever heard or seen PING was @b.boston driver and was not a fan of the sound, and from what I have read its not for everyone. To me for these G710’s the sound was a good “crack”. It almost was like the sound of a pure wood bat. I loved it.

I had my fare share of good and bad shots today. The sales position for forgiveness is accurate, and that is putting it lightly. I usually have a light fade and bad shots are…bad fades (can you hear me yelling four while reading this?). These mishits and bad shots I found put myself in far less worse situations than I would normally find myself in.

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The distance on these clubs after my first round is also REAL! Granted loft is slightly different but to put it into perspective the 4 iron for me was anywhere from 220-230 today, as I like to say...:

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The ball flight was almost majestic. It was a little different for me just because I am used to a stronger fade but there were several times the ball seemed to just be straight at the flag. One example was on the shot trace PW @b.boston was able to get a great video.

Shot Trace PW

Shot Trace 4 Iron

 

Throughout the round I was keeping an eye on water and how much I was going to need to clean these. The below picture is right after a swing in the dew…there was barely any moisture on the club, very impressive. As many of you are used to I am sure in the morning dew the club has the grass stick as well as substantial water build up. These virtually had 0 moisture on them. Curious how this will hold up after many rounds (and I love morning rounds so they will get wet).

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Another thing I will be keeping an eye on is the dirt build up. These were very easy to clean I am assuming it’s the finish because I barely needed my brush just a towel and they were good. The only thing I noticed post round was the buildup in the numbers on the sole, the brush wasn’t quite cutting it so will have to do some investigating on maintaining that. (Picture below on the 4 iron)

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Lastly the finish after 1 round showed no blemishes and actually fared better than my wedges which are also brand new. The sole of the wedges were showing swing path swirl marks, the G710’s wiped down perfectly with virtually 0 blemishes.

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To wrap this bad boy up I am highly impressed so far especially coming in skeptical on the black finish and what I thought they would sound like.. Things I will be looking at is :

-Continuing to gauge distance gains and what my true numbers are with these. I struggled with that today.

-Also creating some dispersion tracking and see if this forgiveness passes the smell test (smelled pretty good today I will say that)

-Will be keeping a keen eye on the finish and if it holds up as well as it did today!

But until then enjoy the modeling:

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Great write-up and I love the photos and videos. Those pictures are so slick the water just rolled right off. You picked up the sound of the clubs nicely and all I can say is they sound powerful. How well were you able to feel any mis-hits and tell where the ball contacted the face? Keep up the good work!

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7 minutes ago, sirchunksalot said:

Great write-up and I love the photos and videos. Those pictures are so slick the water just rolled right off. You picked up the sound of the clubs nicely and all I can say is they sound powerful. How well were you able to feel any mis-hits and tell where the ball contacted the face? Keep up the good work!

The sound is different for sure and it’s VERY distinct, I’m really impressed by it.

So pure shots (had a few that PW was one of them on the s*** tracer) was blatant. Great compression and was a purée sound. Misfits didn’t “feel” like mishits but you can tell. On the face itself they show up really well on the grey and were easily spotted which was very helpful. Couple heel shots today not to much off the toe.

and shoutout to @B.Boston For getting that 🎤 work

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3 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

The sound is different for sure and it’s VERY distinct, I’m really impressed by it.

So pure shots (had a few that PW was one of them on the s*** tracer) was blatant. Great compression and was a purée sound. Misfits didn’t “feel” like mishits but you can tell. On the face itself they show up really well on the grey and were easily spotted which was very helpful. Couple heel shots today not to much off the toe.

and shoutout to @B.Boston For getting that 🎤 work

No problem man, I’m happy to be your audio/video guy for this test haha.  I might need to invest in a GoPro though... the iPhone battery cant handle Arccos duty and video duty that well. 🤷‍♂️

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6 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

The sound is different for sure and it’s VERY distinct, I’m really impressed by it.

So pure shots (had a few that PW was one of them on the s*** tracer) was blatant. Great compression and was a purée sound. Misfits didn’t “feel” like mishits but you can tell. On the face itself they show up really well on the grey and were easily spotted which was very helpful. Couple heel shots today not to much off the toe.

and shoutout to @B.Boston For getting that 🎤 work

Thank you! 

1 minute ago, B.Boston said:

No problem man, I’m happy to be your audio/video guy for this test haha.  I might need to invest in a GoPro though... the iPhone battery cant handle Arccos duty and video duty that well. 🤷‍♂️

You did a great job with it, I've tried videoing myself and don't think I've ever picked up sound as good as that. 

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Fantastic start guys.  I love it when our testers make us MODs look smart 😜

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7 hours ago, Lacassem said:

Hey all, here are my initial impression on these clubs hope you enjoy!

Pre-Arrival/Arrival:

After my virtual fitting with PING, the communication was honestly top notch. Bill, who is a Head-Master Fitter from PING, was always informative and kept me in the loop. Customer service needless to say, was A++. The clubs were received on 5/20 within 10 days after the fitting. During these times to me it was really unprecedented and was expecting a longer lead time.

The clubs came in and again I was really just blown away from the care that was taken in packaging. All the clubs had covers and whoever packaged them and engineered the boxes…well done because there was 0 room to spare. PING really blew me away initially with there professionalism and quick turnaround that’s all I can really say, can’t speak highly enough of that.

box.jpg.7047d3c8457c77ffe638e8cda242a120.jpg

But we aren’t here to talk about PING are we (the people anyway just the clubs)? So on to the sticks

Set:

Anyone that did not see my fitting, I went with 4-UW with Project X 6.5 X-stiff shafts with Golf Pride grips with Arccos.

First Impression:

So, first impression was WOW. The black really stands out. The grey on the face really offsets and compliments the black well. The finish on these clubs are silk (and I do not really like black clubs). When they say Hydro-pearl they mean it. The paint looks so smooth (more on that later) compared to your typical silver finish.

I do not currently have a set to compare them to because I sold mine and am waiting on the other set, so will have more on this later. Initial thought though was that they were smaller at address than I anticipated. I was expecting a larger overall look but between the black club and grey face, it’s “slimming” (is that why they call it a little black dress?). Compared to my CBX2 wedges you can see a massive difference. Another thing I noticed was right at the hosel and heel there is a nice groove taken out, assuming to remove some of the weight and place closer to the toe for all that forgiveness. It complements the profile of this club nicely.

2019456248_Wedgevs4Iron.jpg.d001bd6022c3c37cf8598016de9e6ae9.jpg

The Arccos in the grip was different for me. The grip felt bigger on the palm of my left hand, which they are slightly but was noticeable. Not a bad thing but just a note if you never used Arccos. I think I would prefer the inserts VS it in the actual grip like these. Lastly the Arccos was very easy to setup, took me longer to get the cover of the unit itself than it did to pair.

On to some modeling before we get into the first use of these bad larrys:

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Fortunately, I was able to get right out for my 1st round of the year the day after I received the clubs, got to love that because the itch was real waiting for these bad boys. SO lets get right into it!

First Crack at these Beauties!

My biggest questions going into my first round with the clubs were:

What am I looking at for distances?

How are these going to do in the morning dew grass?

How is the finish overall after just one round? My question for this was because my previous black wedge showed signs of wear right after its first use.

My first shot with the clubs was a 4 iron. Not a great tee shot and had myself in some trouble in thick rough. The 4 iron sliced through the rough with ease, if there was any grab I didn’t notice it!

I was pleasantly surprised with sound. The only time I have ever heard or seen PING was @b.boston driver and was not a fan of the sound, and from what I have read its not for everyone. To me for these G710’s the sound was a good “crack”. It almost was like the sound of a pure wood bat. I loved it.

I had my fare share of good and bad shots today. The sales position for forgiveness is accurate, and that is putting it lightly. I usually have a light fade and bad shots are…bad fades (can you hear me yelling four while reading this?). These mishits and bad shots I found put myself in far less worse situations than I would normally find myself in.

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The distance on these clubs after my first round is also REAL! Granted loft is slightly different but to put it into perspective the 4 iron for me was anywhere from 220-230 today, as I like to say...:

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The ball flight was almost majestic. It was a little different for me just because I am used to a stronger fade but there were several times the ball seemed to just be straight at the flag. One example was on the shot trace PW @b.boston was able to get a great video.

Shot Trace PW

Shot Trace 4 Iron

 

Throughout the round I was keeping an eye on water and how much I was going to need to clean these. The below picture is right after a swing in the dew…there was barely any moisture on the club, very impressive. As many of you are used to I am sure in the morning dew the club has the grass stick as well as substantial water build up. These virtually had 0 moisture on them. Curious how this will hold up after many rounds (and I love morning rounds so they will get wet).

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Another thing I will be keeping an eye on is the dirt build up. These were very easy to clean I am assuming it’s the finish because I barely needed my brush just a towel and they were good. The only thing I noticed post round was the buildup in the numbers on the sole, the brush wasn’t quite cutting it so will have to do some investigating on maintaining that. (Picture below on the 4 iron)

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Lastly the finish after 1 round showed no blemishes and actually fared better than my wedges which are also brand new. The sole of the wedges were showing swing path swirl marks, the G710’s wiped down perfectly with virtually 0 blemishes.

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To wrap this bad boy up I am highly impressed so far especially coming in skeptical on the black finish and what I thought they would sound like.. Things I will be looking at is :

-Continuing to gauge distance gains and what my true numbers are with these. I struggled with that today.

-Also creating some dispersion tracking and see if this forgiveness passes the smell test (smelled pretty good today I will say that)

-Will be keeping a keen eye on the finish and if it holds up as well as it did today!

But until then enjoy the modeling:

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Excellent work @Lacassem, I enjoyed the write up and videos 👏👏

It will be interesting to see how your distances and dispersion numbers go and to see what the others think 😁😎

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :cobra-small: King F9 9° - LH - Atmos Blue TS 6 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3 Hybrid - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 4-PW - True Temper XP95 Reg
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° -True Temper XP95 Reg
Putter:    :rife-putters-1: Two Bar Hybrid
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1

Tracked By: :Arccos:

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