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#1 bsquared25

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:17 PM

idk if any of yall have seen this yet but pings got a black g20. this thing looks friggin sick and there are a few pics of hunter mahan playin with it with that white speeder shaft. does anyone have any more info about this driver?? i need to get my hands on one!



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#2 rl4673

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:19 PM

:idhitit:

Wow!

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:20 PM

I want one please.
   Very nice....

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:23 PM

hunter was gaming a black g20 last season to test the finish for the i20 release
it was confirmed last year that it was a tour custom only, but you never know..
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:25 PM

There has been a couple threads on this. Consensus is that it will never come to retail market. Been made for several tour players.


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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:05 PM

Sick!

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:09 PM

very nice
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:11 PM

Looks great.

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:13 PM

Shaft is a Motore Soeeder VC 6.2 or 7.2 tour spec. Higher kick point and tighter than the normal VC .2 series which is a dark purple/black shaft.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 06:56 AM

Can't believe a manufacturer would come out with a driver that the masses can't get. The public feeds off what the pros play. Make it a special order premium price product. I wouldn't buy it, but you know many would.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:21 AM

Looks super slick, too bad they won't utilize that finish on the G series, maybe someday!

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:29 AM

View Postbullie76, on 24 February 2012 - 06:56 AM, said:

Can't believe a manufacturer would come out with a driver that the masses can't get.

I sure hope this is sarcasm.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

What's the downside for Ping by letting me order a black g20?
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:23 PM

I agree I would buy one, it's a great driver and looks great in black. It may not be the correct reason but a lot of people would buy one just beacause of the color.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:16 PM

I love the i20's matte black look and how it just pops off the face. does the g20 feel the same?


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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:30 PM

View Postbullie76, on 24 February 2012 - 06:56 AM, said:

Can't believe a manufacturer would come out with a driver that the masses can't get. The public feeds off what the pros play. Make it a special order premium price product. I wouldn't buy it, but you know many would.

Yeah, because it's never happened before. LULZ. In all seriousness though, this happens all the time with special prototypes.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:33 PM

Wow love at first sight!!! Posted Image

To bad Ping didn't have the foresight to release the G20 in this finish from the get go, or even as a special edition. They would have sold a bundle more IMHO.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:45 PM

I love that PING will let you custom order clubs so easily.  I can't see why this wouldn't become available.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:52 PM

Repost.  Best option to get something similar is the i20.
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 01:40 AM

:help: PING- are you listening? PLEASE make this available to all of us!



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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:17 AM

Love the look, has anybody liked the i20 driver?
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:29 AM

View PostNaylor09, on 24 February 2012 - 03:16 PM, said:

I love the i20's matte black look and how it just pops off the face. does the g20 feel the same?

IMO they feel the same
G20 is more closed, I20 more neutral
G20 has more forgiveness
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:32 AM

I have to imagine that OEMs are discussing the concept of colorizing drivers as an option....of the idea of manufacturing a driver with multiple color options off the shelf.  It seems like it makes too much sense for them not too. I'm sure there are some players who'd like an R11s or RBZ, but don't want a white club.  And the AMP - couldn't it sell to someone in an all black who likes the club, but isn't into glow-in-the-dark?  And look at the desire for a G20 in black?  

Just seems like customization is the way of the future - after adjustsability.
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 10:26 PM

What don't people just send them to painters to get custom paint jobs on the head or custom color?

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 10:57 PM

View Postrockinar, on 25 February 2012 - 10:26 PM, said:

What don't people just send them to painters to get custom paint jobs on the head or custom color?
Cause it's expensive and takes too long

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 10:58 PM

Aside from the Ion Plating (PVD) sole plate - it's only around 35 bucks and takes about a week.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 01:39 AM

beautiful.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 08:50 AM

View PosttheLeftyBeast, on 25 February 2012 - 10:57 PM, said:

View Postrockinar, on 25 February 2012 - 10:26 PM, said:

What don't people just send them to painters to get custom paint jobs on the head or custom color?
Cause it's expensive and takes too long



I've been crazy enough to experiment a few times about a year ago and I've got the process DOWN.  

It's not all that difficult honestly, it just takes a good bit of concentration in masking off the area you're NOT painting and taking your time.  

If I don't love my i20, I'll probably go with the G20 and do something like this...

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 09:55 AM

I talked to a friend of mine who is a Product Planning Manager for Ping when I order my G20 and all he said was for me to show him my "Tour Card" and I can get a black one.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 10:01 AM

And don't forget ......Bubba used a pink one!


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