The Verdict: The latest upgrade to Ping's Glide line is more than its darker finish—though it does provide increased durability for its grooves and four sole grinds. What catches your eye—and helps grab the ball on those short pitches and chips—is the half-groove cut tight to the leading edge in the higher lofts. The extra groove edges and volume yield better ball contact. Also important is the use of 8620 carbon steel for a softer feel, and a finish that repels moisture for more check on those dewy mornings.
Loft: 17 options (46-60 degrees), 4 sole grinds
Street Price: $140