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Hunter Mahan's new Ping Scottsdale TR ZB 5 putter


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:49 PM

In the bag at TW World Challenge.  The insert really looks good!

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM

Looks pretty nice. Wonder how that insert feels?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:05 PM

Wow, does look nice! Hard to believe a year ago he was rolling a Nome and ends up with this. Whatever works!
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:07 PM

Ping going with the groove technology now...

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:39 PM

Hard to tell just by looking, but the insert looks like an improvement over the one in the last Scottsdale line.  That was probably the worst feeling insert I've ever tried.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:42 PM

What happened to the Nome?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:49 PM

View PostSean25rp, on 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM, said:

Looks pretty nice. Wonder how that insert feels?


I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM

View PostSean25rp, on 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM, said:

Looks pretty nice. Wonder how that insert feels?


I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:54 PM

Nice catch Greg!

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:58 PM

I would own that putter... I think it is one of the best looking ping putters made!!!


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

View Postpga43, on 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

View PostSean25rp, on 28 November 2012 - 02:57 PM, said:

Looks pretty nice. Wonder how that insert feels?


I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:32 PM

I think these will be popular, although I don't care for that particular style.

Thanks for the pics!

Edited by nova6868, 28 November 2012 - 05:32 PM.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

View Postpga43, on 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great

Not a jab at you, but would anyone expect him to say otherwise?

Almost no perimeter weighting on that... looks like Ping's version of a bullseye.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:49 PM

what shoes are Hunter wearing?
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:02 PM

It looks like the same grooves that are already featured on their Serene line of putters.  The groove depth varies from center to perimeter.  It feels good, and rolls well.  I remember asking the rep why this came out first in a Ladies' club and when would it be out in their regular lineup.  Now we know.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:05 PM

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what shoes are Hunter wearing?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:07 PM

View PostBlkNGld, on 28 November 2012 - 07:37 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great

Not a jab at you, but would anyone expect him to say otherwise?

Almost no perimeter weighting on that... looks like Ping's version of a bullseye.

It's a ZB S, a model they have already had out in previous series.  Hunter at one time used a D66 IWI which has a similar toe flow.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:08 PM

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View Posttommyrobson, on 28 November 2012 - 07:49 PM, said:

what shoes are Hunter wearing?

the new footjoy's


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:18 PM

Are they going to release these? When?
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:20 PM

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:27 PM

View PostBlkNGld, on 28 November 2012 - 07:37 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great

Not a jab at you, but would anyone expect him to say otherwise?

Almost no perimeter weighting on that... looks like Ping's version of a bullseye.

With all the putter models that Ping makes, would you expect him to use it if it didn't work and he didn't like it?


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

View PostZBigStick, on 28 November 2012 - 08:08 PM, said:

View Postfore_life, on 28 November 2012 - 08:05 PM, said:

View Posttommyrobson, on 28 November 2012 - 07:49 PM, said:

what shoes are Hunter wearing?

the new footjoy's


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View PostZBigStick, on 28 November 2012 - 08:08 PM, said:

View Postfore_life, on 28 November 2012 - 08:05 PM, said:

View Posttommyrobson, on 28 November 2012 - 07:49 PM, said:

what shoes are Hunter wearing?

the new footjoy's


FJ Contour Casuals






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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:46 PM

Putter looks great.  I was thinking the same thing about his shoes as soon as I looked at the pic.  Those are some nice looking golf shoes.  Can't wait to see them in person.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:20 PM

View PostBlkNGld, on 28 November 2012 - 07:37 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 28 November 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

I asked him how he like the putter as he walked to the 10th tee. He said he loved the putter and the insert felt great

Not a jab at you, but would anyone expect him to say otherwise?

Almost no perimeter weighting on that... looks like Ping's version of a bullseye.

My first thought too, the hosel and shaft bend look like the old bullseye.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:13 PM

View PostKYMAR, on 28 November 2012 - 03:05 PM, said:

Wow, does look nice! Hard to believe a year ago he was rolling a Nome and ends up with this. Whatever works!

View PostLefty94, on 28 November 2012 - 03:42 PM, said:

What happened to the Nome?
It was really weird.

Both Hunter and Westwood sported the Nome en route to victories this past year...

...then the Nome was gone from both their bags well before year's end.  Weird I say.  Something about the Nome made the honeymoon end sooner than normal, and I wonder what it is.

Edited by Vindog, 29 November 2012 - 10:16 AM.

run of the mill driver with stock shaft
a couple of outdated hybrids
shovel-ier shovels
wedges from same shovel company
some putter with a dead insert and
a hideous grip

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

Probably cause you can't scoop up the ball with the back of Nome :)

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:28 PM

View PostPaulieS, on 28 November 2012 - 10:24 PM, said:

Probably cause you can't scoop up the ball with the back of Nome :)

Whoa.  Never thought of that.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:30 PM

Almost looks like my Scotty studio 1.5 circa 2001...looks killer!!! Lovin the matte black finish unlike my Scotty which has gloss black. Might have to test it out I've been gaming the same putter for over 7 years....
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:41 PM

Nice looking putter!
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:04 AM

any word of release date?


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