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Ping 2021

Hot List Gold 2022

Our Review:

WHAT IT DOES: Using a two-layer face insert, Ping brings a soft, responsive feel to a variety of multimaterial designs and shapes within this line to increase stability and improve long and short putts.

WHY WE LIKE IT: Ping knows a mallet-user comes to this side of the putter spectrum for forgiveness, but it appreciates the need for feel, too. Each model in the series is built using top-level materials, like aerospace-grade aluminum. Combining them, especially with the use of dense tungsten, enhances how those off-center hits perform. The Harwood model leads the way in stability with 93 grams of tungsten in all four corners of the head. The dual-durometer face insert is soft in front for touch on short putts and firm in back for extra oomph on longer rolls. Shallow grooves provide a consistent feel.

Price: $280-$400
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Player Comments

"Nice and simple alignment aid. Face is soft and responsive."


“I like how pure the roll is. It gets rolling immediately so that you’re focusing on alignment instead of getting it to the hole.”


I love the simplicity of the white line, good target for the ball. Such a balanced club. My takeaway and through the ball I feel the face is going to be perfectly square. Soft, but controlled roll.

Club Specs

7 models; Head Weight: 360-385 grams; Length: 32-38, 41.5 inches

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