- How TaylorMade’s marketing slayed Callaway and saved golfers moneyPosted 4 hours ago
- Review: Tour Edge Exotics E8 and E8 Beta DriversPosted 5 hours ago
Why Ping is sending Ketsch putter owners $30
If you bought a Ping Ketsch putter, good news: Ping wants to send you “a gift of $30.” The bad news? The putter grooves were deeper than expected. The full statement of Ping Chairman & CEO John...
- Posted 64 days ago
2014 Gear Trials: Best Fairway Woods
What are the best fairway woods in golf? That question is more difficult to answer than other club categories, such as drivers and irons, because of all the different ways golfers use their fairway woods. Some players...
- Posted 110 days ago
Review: Ping G30 Driver
Pros: More forgiving and lower spinning than Ping’s G25 driver. The turbulators (ridges on the front of the crown) actually work, creating an average of about 1 mph more clubhead speed in our testing. Cons: The new adapter...
- Posted 112 days ago
Ping G30 Drivers, Fairway Woods, Hybrids and Irons
G30 Drivers No matter where a golf equipment manufacturer places the center of gravity in its latest driver, one thing is true; modern driver heads aren’t very aerodynamic objects. Ping’s new G30 driver doesn’t change that, but...
- Posted 112 days ago
Latest patent filings: An adjustable golf ball and more
It’s been a little more than a month since we last had a look at the major OEM’s patent filings. Last time we looked at designs from TaylorMade, Ping, Titleist, and Nike. In this installment, we have some...
- Posted 140 days ago
Member Pure745′s Shootout: 2014 Driver Testing
GolfWRX Member Pure745 has become one of the most trusted names in our forum when it comes to club testing. Each year, he purchases the latest driver heads and shafts and compiles a “shootout” of the numbers...
- Posted 174 days ago
Ping gives club fitters new tool with nFlight Motion
Continuing to build on its reputation as one of the best in the club fitting and customization industry, Ping officially introduced it nFlight Motion that recommends driver-fitting specifications for golfers in just three swings. The device is...
- Posted 174 days ago
Review: Ping i25 Irons
Pros: Ping packed tons of technology in the i25s while maintaining clean looks. Their progressive design offers higher-launching, more forgiving long irons and short irons that are smaller and more versatile. Cons: Better players might prefer a more compact...
- Posted 176 days ago
Latest patents from TMag, Callaway, Ping and Titleist
It’s been a month since we last looked at what the major OEMs have been up to in the world of patent filings. So it seems like a good time to see what the best and brightest...
- Posted 183 days ago
Ping 2014 Karsten Hybrid-Iron Set
It goes without saying that golfers enjoy the game more when they’re playing their best. When they’re not playing their best… well, they’re probably not having as much fun. Ping’s new Karsten hybrid-iron set is designed to...
- Posted 219 days ago
A Look at Major OEMs’ January Golf Club Patents
Many of the patents major OEMs apply for with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office take several months to a year to get published, or made public. In other words, companies begin working on a technology and apply...
- Posted 263 days ago
Winners from the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
Another PGA Merchandise has come and gone, which means it’s time for us to tally our votes for our favorites from the yearly golf equipment extravaganza in Orlando. In past years, we would take this time to...
- Posted 269 days ago
Show Stoppers: Day 1 of the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
The GolfWRX team is live from this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The “Show Stoppers” segment will highlight our favorite clubs, gear, and training aids at the show. At the PGA Merchandise Show, golf companies...
- Posted 274 days ago
Irons: Hot New Picks for 2014
What new irons are getting the most buzz early in 2014, and which ones are testing the best at fitters around the world? You don’t have to poke around too long in our forums to find out...
- Posted 281 days ago
Tweets of the week: Tiger picks his shoes, Must-see grilling acc and more
Welcome, golf fans, to another edition of Tweets of the week. With the new year upon us and our first 2014 (albeit limited field) tournament behind us, the traditional part of the 2013-2014 wrap-around PGA Tour schedule...
- Posted 287 days ago
Ping i25 irons
Golfers who use Ping irons can usually describe their equipment needs with a single letter. “G” Series golfers, such as those who use Ping’s G25 irons, don’t mind larger-sized irons with more forgiveness that help them hit...
- Posted 293 days ago
Ping 2014 Rapture Fairway Wood
The design of Ping’s newest fairway wood started with a simple question among the design team: “How can we make the hottest fairway wood out there?” The result, Ping’s Rapture fairway wood, is a 219-cubic-centimeter titanium fairway...
- Posted 294 days ago
Ping i25 Driver, Fairway Woods and Hybrids
i25 Driver Ping’s new i25 driver has a center of gravity that is more forward than the company’s G25 driver to help golfers reduce spin on their tee shots. But discussion about the i25’s engineering feats will...
- Posted 294 days ago
GolfWRX visits Ping Golf Headquarters
Ping kindly invited GolfWRX to their facilities in November for a factory tour and a sneak peek at how they’re going to outdo themselves once again in a couple of their product lines. I can’t express enough...
- Posted 297 days ago
WRX to the Rescue! The 2013 Holiday Gift Guide
This year’s Holiday Gift Guide was created for one simple reason: to make sure the golfers on your gift list get the coolest golf stuff possible. Our equipment editors put their heads together and created a list...
- Posted 324 days ago
Ping releases Rapture driving iron
Talk about good timing for a club release. Ping’s new prototype “Rapture” driving iron will be available to golfers this week at the British Open and the PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship. The move makes sense, as...
- Posted 334 days ago
Review: Ping S55 irons
Pros: A little more forgiving than the S56 irons, with a slightly softer feel. They also fly a bit farther than the previous model. A lot of technology in a small package. Cons: Purists will be disappointed that these...
- Posted 348 days ago
Analyzing the logos of the six most recognizable golf brands
If a picture can be worth a thousand words, a logo can be worth a fair bit more. Like millions. Or billions. The total golf economy of 2011 was responsible for nearly $70 billion in spending. As...
- Posted 376 days ago
Mickelson uses a TaylorMade SLDR driver at the Presidents Cup
Phil Mickelson added a TaylorMade SLDR driver to his bag for Day 2 of the Presidents Cup, where he and U.S. Team partner Keegan Bradley defeated the International Team’s Jason Day and Graham DeLaet in foresomes 4...
- Posted 383 days ago
New Equipment Overload at the BMW Championship!
We spotted an overwhelming amount of new equipment this week at the BMW Championship, so much that we thought it was necessary to organize them in a single story for your viewing pleasure. Check out the latest...
- Posted 406 days ago
2013 Best Hybrids
There’s a lot fewer long irons played on the PGA Tour these days than in years past. That’s because the pros have realized that some of the long irons they used to play aren’t as consistent as...
- Posted 411 days ago
Mahan didn’t win, but he still got a gold Ping putter
Hunter Mahan’s unselfish decision to withdraw from the RBC Canadian Open in July didn’t add to his tally of five PGA Tour victories, but it earned him and his daughter a spot in Ping history. Ping welcomed...
- Posted 428 days ago
Ping S55 irons spotted
The initial prototypes of Ping’s new S55 irons were made about one-eighth of an inch larger than their predecessors. That small of a change would likely go unnoticed in any other Ping iron line: the G-Series, I-Series...
- Posted 430 days ago
Best Drivers 2013: Editors’ Choice
his year’s crop of drivers seem to have more buzz than we’re used to. Even though golf’s ruling bodies capped the COR (coefficient of restitution) limit on drivers to 0.83 and clubhead size to 460cc more than...
- Posted 445 days ago