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2013 PING G25 Driver and Fairway Woods Spotted!


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:32 AM


PING G25 Driver and Fairway Woods Spotted!


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Photos by Greg Moore


We spotted Hunter Mahan and Bubba Watson using Ping's new G25 driver and fairway woods on the range at the World Challenge hosted by Tiger Woods at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif.


Mahan was hitting a G25 Driver (9.5 degrees) as well as a 15-degree G25 fairway wood.


Watson was playing a G25 Driver with his signature pink crown and graphics (8.5 degrees) and a 16.5-degree G25 fairway wood.


The driver has the same adjustability as Ping's Anser Driver (o.5 degrees higher or lower than stamped loft) and is scheduled to be available at retail in mid-February.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:56 PM

the driver sole looks a little different from what the rep showed me in october. it looks alot more rounded and swollen. when i first saw it, it reminded me a anser meets i20
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM

Damn...  Love it!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM

These look nice. Was planning to pick up an Anser driver in January but I guess I wait now.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:58 PM

Nice scoop!   Thanks for posting the pics!


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:58 PM

That G25 driver looks great!  The smooth sole makes me want to use that off the deck a lot lol.  Man, 2013 is gonna be a crazy year for drivers.  Lots of good stuff coming out.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

LOOKS GREAT!  hunter is playing the ALDILA PHENOM NL too!  great shaft!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:03 PM

Any word on available lofts in the driver and FW's?
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:03 PM

Looks sort of like the old Burner Superfast with a weight port.
The sole looks like gills on a shark or fish.  

Can't wait to check them out in person.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:04 PM

Nice looking club. The scalloped sole is a little unusual for ping but they definitely look very nice with the gloss on the bottom and the flat on top. Like a driver mullet.

These were "spotted" Don''t you mean freshly cleaned, put in appropriate lighting and photographed? More OEM approved "spy"pics

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:05 PM

just when i bought a 913...with all the new drivers coming out in 2013, its going to put a dent in my wallet
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:06 PM

Man, Ping is starting to churn out clubs like Adams and TM now.  And I like it!!!

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:10 PM

Very classy and a change of pace from the other drivers this year...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:18 PM

On aesthetics alone this looks like a real winner. Clean, classy...TMAG and Nike should be taking notes...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:22 PM

Great scoop. Just replaced my G20 with an Anser. May be a expensive 2013 coming up. Go PING.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:22 PM

Sharp lookin' fairway wood right there, I like the matte color on those.

Will Bubba ever go away from the bi-matrix shafts?
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:22 PM


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:28 PM

Time to unload my Bubba G20 and make room for the Bubba G25.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:31 PM

I'll keep this short and sweet. I will have one of each!!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:32 PM

Definitely can't wait to see these in person.  I love the direction that Ping is going with the G25 line.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

WOW. These look awesome, might have to check them out!! Can't wait to see the i25 as well.  Good Job PING keep up the good work!!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:38 PM

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:39 PM

I prefer the look of the anser!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:43 PM

Do Anser tips and G25 tips fit the exact same and interchange???

Please tell me Ping got this right.....


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:45 PM

View PostKYMAR, on 28 November 2012 - 03:04 PM, said:

Nice looking club. The scalloped sole is a little unusual for ping but they definitely look very nice with the gloss on the bottom and the flat on top. Like a driver mullet.

These were "spotted" Don''t you mean freshly cleaned, put in appropriate lighting and photographed? More OEM approved "spy"pics

Clubs were spotted and I asked Hunter's caddy (Woody) if I could shoot them handheld. No spec ail cleaning or lighting. The Ping Tour Rep did bring me Bubba's cuz he's not real wild about anyone touching his clubs


So not sure why you want to call them OEM approved "spy pics"

I have a good relationship with the players and caddies so they let me shoot. I don't consider them "spy pics" cuz I don't have to sneak around to get them

But they are the first views with hand held photos anywhere!

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:48 PM

View PostFatz, on 28 November 2012 - 03:43 PM, said:

Do Anser tips and G25 tips fit the exact same and interchange???

Please tell me Ping got this right.....

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:51 PM

Any buzz on whether the G25 fairway has a juiced COR to match some of the other OEM offerings?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:54 PM

View PostHateTheHighDraw, on 28 November 2012 - 03:51 PM, said:

Any buzz on whether the G25 fairway has a juiced COR to match some of the other OEM offerings?

Don't have any tech specs yet. Not sure on the fairway woods COR?


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:54 PM

Great now I have to buy a new driver and FW.

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