Ping calls it dragonfly technology, and it occupies the space behind the companys turbulators, which were introduced with the g30 driver. Continue to read about the advancements the ping is making in the golf club market. Crown turbulators and an adjustable hosel optimize clubhead speed and launch. This driver has been slightly redesigned to make the centerback portion of the crown a little lower to the ground to help lower the center of gravity and produce lower spin. An extremely lowback cg position optimizes launch and heightens moi. We would normally use our anonymous big hitter for a test of this nature, but seeing as we were in florida we had to draft in his american cousin, randy. Hi guys, ive got ping i3 irons 3pw and an old ping anser driver. Compared to the most recent offering the g30 the average player may not find a significant upgrade, however.
Sep 29, 2011 i own a g20 4 wood, and the ping g20 driver seems like a larger version. One of the biggest differences between the g and the g30 is in appearance. The ping g25 driver still gives you all the forgiveness you are used to from their g drivers. Buy ping clone golf clubs and ping clone club heads at discount prices. I own a g20 4 wood, and the ping g20 driver seems like a larger version. Ping generally dont launch a new driver unless its better then their old one.
Mar 23, 2016 the ping g sf tec driver has all the advancements and distance of the new g driver with lots of help for the slicer. Jul 21, 2014 once again ping has had to wrestle with the issue of improving one of the best selling drivers in the market. Split the fairway like never before with the g30 driver. Ultrathin crowns reposition the center of gravity low and back in the club head for increased forgiveness. Ping routinely releases products on the gameimprovement side as well as producing club options for better players. Ping g driver test took place on the range at reunion resort in orlando.
Karsten solheim, founder of ping and a former engineer at general electric, set the stage for the manufacturing of high quality. After testing the past 2 major lineups from ping, the g30 and g series, i was very excited to put the 2017 ping g400 series in my hands. The g25 comes with a very good tfc189 shaft that is the same weight as the previous tfc169 at 58 grams in the stiff flex we tried. If you need a new driver, then its definitely worth upgrading to the g30 series. The g400 lineup consists of 3 driver options standard, sft and lst, fairway metals, hybrids, crossovers and irons. Todays comparison is between the ping g30 driver and the ping g25 driver.
I swing my driver around 95 and get about 250260 from it. Mar 02, 2016 the ping g30 is a great driver, long and forgiving. We at golf exchange decided to do our own independent testing on the g30 driver, and are pleased to reveal our results. G20 irons but they are super forgiving and stupid easy to play. G30 also introduced a lowerspinning lstec and slicebusting sftec models, allowing a single driver model to be tailored to different types of golfers. Ping g25 ill also put a plug in for the karsten irons. G30 broke pings mould its an engineering company, and anyone who knows anything about the solheim family who own ping knows they would never have come up with the term turbulators themselves.
The two driver heads are the standard g30, and the g30 sft straight flight technology. The launch of the new g driver sparked some curiosity to see how it would improve upon the g30. Billy horschel just used one to win the tour championship and the fedex cup. A very low and deep back in the head cg position is undeniably the best place to position the cg for distance, forgiveness, and accuracy. If you are swinging your 7 iron 9095 that is pretty sick. Sep 15, 2014 the ping g30 fairway wood builds on the performance of the g25 with more adjustability and more speed thanks to the turbulators. Designed for performance, the aerodynamic head features a higher strengthweight ratio and a thinner, hotter t9s face for maximum distance. Ping g30 tour driver the g30 tour driver is equipped with pings tour 65 shaft that features a lower trajectory, even more added control, along with a premium tour silver pvd finish look and feel and will have you swinging stronger and straighter than ever lowest prices on ping golf clubs at golf discount.
These are the most stable drivers ping has ever offered. I left golfsmith feeling very unimpressed with almost every new model out this year except for the 9d3 already knew i liked that one anyway and. Once again ping has had to wrestle with the issue of improving one of the best selling drivers in the market. Taylormade 2017 m2 v ping g driver test national club golfer. I hit a drive 286 last night on a bumpy uphill fairway. The ping g30 driver is the 7 th generation of a line that started with the ping g2 driver six years ago. Higher moment of inertia that leads to more distance and straighter.
G25 driver tested against g5, g10, g15 and g20 golfcentraldaily at 4. For those using a g30 driver, the good news was that the. Now this is a comparison that is easy to see the difference. The g10 first released in 2007, is not ageing well at all. Ping golf drivers generate incredible ball velocity and feature a lowspin design which minimizes curvature. The trajectory of the g25 driver was similar to the g20 and the flight was maybe a little stronger. I saw the g25 and thought either it or the 9d3 might kick the r11s out of the bag this year. Used lh ping g400 max 105 driver alta cb 55 seniors sr flex graphite g 400. Highmoi model generates low, stable spin with the shotshaping control provided by the g410 driver familys movableweight technology. Apr 24, 2015 todays comparison is between the ping g30 driver and the ping g25 driver. The g30 drivers centre of gravity is the lowest and furthest back of any ping driver, ever. Launch monitor numbers for the ping g30 the g30 launched with 2300 rpm and went nearly 300 yards.
Aug 03, 2017 the g30 did quite well in mgs most wanted driver test s few years ago. The ping g30 driver is the 7th incarnation of the range that started with the market leading ping g2 driver six years ago the standout feature of the g30 driver visually and technically is the turbulators that sit on the crown of the club. The center of gravity cg of the g30 driver is lower and farther from the face compared to the g25 driver to increase the moment of inertia for even more forgiveness. Ive owned the g5, g10, g20, rapture, and rapture v2 drivers and the g20 is my least favorite.
Result for our test we used the low spin version of each driver, a 9. The xforce p42 iron are ping g clones, deep undercut cavity provides higher peak trajectory and more distance, still providing the added control you need to attack the flag. I havent had a ping driver in the bag for a long time but i did like the sound and feel of the g20. Ping recently released the highly anticipated g30 product lineimplementing innovative, forwardthinking technologies that seem to contradict many of their competitors. The ping i25 driver is an adjustable driver that focuses on reducing spin, accurate alignment, and shaft options, to help you gain more distance and accuracy. I left golfsmith feeling very unimpressed with almost every new model out this.
I did however just buy the ping g30 driver last week. Jun 15, 2016 launch monitor numbers for the ping g30 the g30 launched with 2300 rpm and went nearly 300 yards. The ping g30 is a great driver, long and forgiving. Got fitted and with the shaft i went with fujikura blur 005 s i was within a few yards on all 3 clubs.
Wrench is not included the g30 ls tec lowspin technology driver offers a unique combination of low, stable spin with a high moi for added distance with accuracy and control. This is accomplished by using ping s turbulator technology that promotes more efficient air flow around the clubhead during the swing, ultimately resulting in faster ball speeds. G400 max vs g30 vs g20 vs g10 designer marty jertson told us. They feel very sweet when struck and they launch the ball very high and long. The standout feature of the g30 driver visually and technically is the turbulators that sit on the crown of the club. No, the look is not my favorite, and if i hadnt purchased two used superfast 2. The ping g30 driver is the 7th incarnation of the range that started with the market leading ping g2 driver six years ago. The ping g sf tec driver has all the advancements and distance of the new g driver with lots of help for the slicer. I purchased a ping g20 senior flex 12 deg from callaway preowned in like new condition. Movableweight technology offers a simple way to customize your driver for a desired ball flight so you can hit a lot more fairways. The new xforce p42 titanium driver with cup face is the latest ping g clone driver. Im thinking about getting a ping hybrid to help me out out the rough after whats typically a poor tee shot with the anser. As with a good bit of whats in this story, the inspiration for vortec came from an unusual place.
Used rh ping g410 sft 16 3 fairway wood alta cb 65 graphite regular r flex. The g30 driver s centre of gravity is the lowest and furthest back of any ping driver, ever. Shop our selection of ping drivers and find the perfect one to help you smash balls off the tee and down the fairway synonymous with innovation, quality and service in the world of golf, ping engineers classic golf drivers with visible, new technology that actually works ping golf drivers generate incredible ball velocity and feature a lowspin design which minimizes curvature. The most noticeable feature of the g30 driver, both visually and. Should i change to a ping g driver from another ping driver.
The face angle is slightly closed to square, while i. If you currently own a ping g10, and are thinking about upgrading to the g30, go ahead. This is accomplished by using pings turbulator technology that promotes more efficient air flow around the clubhead during the swing, ultimately resulting in faster ball speeds. As a recipient of ping regional fitter of the year honors, 2nd swing golf has the tools and expertise to find you the perfect ping driver for your game.
While the g30 is a tremendous, game improvement driver it is not always the easiest club to gaze. I like ping products and try all its stuff eventually. When i went for a driver fitting last year my fitter wasnt able to find a realistic headshaft combo that was worth paying money for including the g. Introduction while the standard g30 driver was the one frequently dubbed the best driver in golf, the ping g sf tec driver was the one that, in my fitting experience, lit up the most faces. The g30 lineup consists of two adjustable driver heads, adjustable fairway woods, nonadjustable hybrids, and irons. Crown turbulators reduce aerodynamic drag to help increase clubhead speed and ball velocity for gaining distance, and lofts are adjustable plus or minus 1 degree. The fw goes straight and i would suspect the g20 driver to be a straight shooter. Jan 11, 2016 the most noticeable visual distinction between the g30 and the g driver is most certainly the latters addition of what ping calls vortec technology. Like the popular g30, pings new series consists of three models the g, g ls tec and g sf tec.1328 1503 308 491 1434 1100 341 1472 906 61 855 1152 903 154 1025 1454 508 765 437 1128 1389 84 571 319 80 1456 611 787 220 1082 1018 1138 306 778 1358 447 205 550 1343 1056 153 268