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Ping launches limited-edition Ketch putters in camo

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In January, Ping officially announced a custom-putter program called PLD1 (Ping Putting Lab Design) that allows any golfer to create a one-off, fully customized beauty like the pros. Today, the company is showing off a new level of customization with a limited-edition putter launch.

Ping has released two versions of what it’s calling its PLD2 putters — the Camo Ketsch Realtree Xtra and the Camo Ketsch Muddy Girl — that are “part of the lab’s effort to advance new putter design, technology and engineering concepts,” according to the company.

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In this case, the camo graphics are the advancement Ping cooked up in its lab. They were added to the putters with a proprietary anodized sealing process called “Permodize,” which permeates the aluminum putter heads to create “vibrant and rich detail while creating an extremely hard, durable shell,” according to Ping’s Chairman and CEO John A. Solheim.

Solheim says the Ketch putter model was chosen specifically for the camo design because of its complex geometry, which “challenged [Ping] to execute the process to its fullest extent.” And according to Solheim, more of this can be expected from his company in the future.

“This type of technology has functional and decorative applications that we look forward to utilizing in the future,” he said.

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Beginning today, golfers can order the PLD2 Camo Ketsch Realtree Xtra and Camo Ketsch Muddy Girl putters ($325 each) through Ping authorized golf shops.

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  1. Dave R

    Apr 7, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    They would not sell this piece of s$$$ would they ? Good god ping please next will be bioacoustics type with exploding hole in face. Stop it already No more please.

  2. John

    Apr 5, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    At least you won’t be able to see how awful that putter’s shape is

  3. mitch

    Apr 4, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    i still have not seen any putters on this page…

  4. tlmck1234

    Apr 4, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Get the green camo and one of the old Winn Hero grips and your all set to play with Larry the Cable Guy.

  5. Michael Saxe

    Apr 3, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    These are terrible.

  6. NoDoubt Stout

    Apr 3, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    Call me crazy but I appreciate custom runs like this for companies outside of golf, and if i had the extra cash i’d purchase one, just to be different and to annoy the S*** out of traditionalists

  7. Mark

    Apr 3, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    Karsten will be spinning in his grave. I had the pleasure of meeting the great man twice and he would have been shocked at this piece of tatt.

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Driver: TaylorMade M4 (10.5 degrees @11.5)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Yellow 70 6.5

3-wood: TaylorMade M2 2016 (3HL, 16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Yellow 80 6.5

5-wood: TaylorMade M2 2016 (5HL, 21 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Yellow 80 6.5

Hybrid: TaylorMade SLDR (5H, 24 degrees @23)
Shaft: True Temper Project X HC1 95 6.5

Hybrid: TaylorMade M2 (28 degrees)
Shaft: True Temper Project X HC1 95 6.5

Irons: Srixon U85 (5) Srixon Z785 (6-P)
Shafts: Royal Precision Rifle FCM 6.5

Iron Specs: Length/Loft/Lie

*lengths are cut with no grip

  • 5 (U85): 37 5/8, 27.5, 60.5
  • 6: 37 1/8, 32, 61
  • 7: 36 5/8, 36, 61.5
  • 8: 36 1/8, 40.5, 62
  • 9: 35 5/8, 45, 62.5
  • PW: 35 1/8, 50, 62.75

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8 “Raw” (54-08M, 60-08M)
Shafts: Royal Precision Rifle FCM 6.5

Putter: Scotty Cameron SB+

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Grips: Golf Pride MCC Custom

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Henrik Stenson WITB (October 2020)

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Driver: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (8.5 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Yellow Prototype 6.5 62

3-wood: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (13.5 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Hulk 70G 6.5

5-wood: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Black 80G 6.5

Irons: Callaway Legacy Black (3-PW)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120 X

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Wedges: Callaway Jaws MD5 (52-10S, 58-08C)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour120 X

Putter: Odyssey White Hot #7
Grip: Garsen Max

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Wrap Cord

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GolfWRX Classifieds (10/29/20): PXG BlackJack, Toulon Garage, TP Mills custom

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At GolfWRX, we love golf equipment plain and simple.

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment for the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball, it even allows us to share another thing – the equipment itself.

One of the best ways to enjoy equipment is to experiment and whether you are looking to buy-sell-or trade (as the name suggests) you can find almost anything in the GolfWRX BST Forum. From one-off custom Scotty Cameron Circle T putters, to iron sets, wedges, and barely hit drivers, you can find it all in our constantly updated marketplace.

These are some of the latest cool finds from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

Member CC_Stryder – Toulon Rochester

Looking for a putter that gets its names from a city in New York state with a flow neck? Well…the name might not be exactly what you are looking for, but if a flow neck is what you are after, then look no further.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Toulon Putter

Member StillCantPutt – PXG BlackJack Putter

The newest putter from PXG at less than new price. Don’t let the seller’s name discourage you either, this thing should help you sink more putts.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: PXG putter 

Member KC_Badger – TP Mills Custom

There is something about TP Mills putters that just screams classic, timeless, masterpiece. This example is no exception with its flow next and unique finish.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: TP Mills Putter 

Remember that you can always browse the GolfWRX Classifieds any time here in our forums: GolfWRX Classifieds

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