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Ping G

Our Review:

How do you make the ball fly faster off an iron? One way is to make the face thinner. To do that you need a material strong enough to hold up at impact. For Ping's G iron that meant using a new heat-treatment process to create what it calls "hyper" 17-4 stainless steel, which the company says is 40-percent stronger than traditional stainless steel. The irons also feature a circular structure in the back cavity to improve performance on mis-hits across more of the face. The result is four times the amount of face deflection compared to the G30 irons.
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Specs: 6-iron: 27 degrees; PW: 45
Price: $800
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Ratings
  • 4.5 1
    performance

    45%*

  • 4.5 1
    innovation

    30%*

  • 4 1
    Look / Sound / Feel

    20%*

  • 4.5 1
    demand

    5%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
  • low
    The sound is killer crisp. You know with your ears if you hit it well.
  • mid
    A green-in-regulation monster. Mis-hits will still have enough to get you home.
  • mid
    Takes a lot of the guesswork out. Doesn't deviate much in direction or distance from shot to shot.
  • high
    It's super long on mis-hits and flushed shots. Flies easily and works for you.