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Ping launches G Le2 women’s club range

3.19pm 1st July 2019 - New Products

Ping has unveiled its latest women’s golf club range, the G Le2, which features advancements in technology, lighter overall club weight, expanded fitting options, and premium materials.

The complete line of clubs is available at authorised Ping golf shops from July 18 and for pre-order around the world beginning today (July 1).

“The G Le2 represents our continued commitment to providing women golfers of every skill level with premium, high-performance equipment optimised to their swing speeds,” said Stacey Pauwels, Ping’s Executive Vice President and the granddaughter of Ping founders Karsten and Louise Solheim.

“To achieve one of our performance goals of improving the feel of the club throughout the entire swing, we focused on making the clubs lighter overall. We integrated our extensive knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes with our proven design technologies to deliver measurable improvements throughout the set.

“At the same time, we wanted to present the new clubs in a visually appealing and confidence-inspiring way. We’re extremely excited about the results and look forward to bringing the G Le2 family to women golfers around the world.”

Along with ensuring measurable performance improvements throughout the G Le2 family, Ping’s engineering team placed added importance on expanding the fitting options to help women find the ideal set to match their games.

“Having equipment that is custom fitted to their games allows women to see improvement from every club in their bag,” added Pauwels. “The G Le2 family really emphasises that need through loft, lie and length adjustability, along with the shaft weight, flex and grip offerings. Once we know those specifications, finding the best combination of fairway woods, hybrids, irons and wedges during a fitting is the next step in the process.

“Because we custom build every club, we want women to know we’ll make them a set that best fits their game. The key is determining the ideal set make up that provides proper distance gaps between each club. That may be a full set, or maybe a smaller set of a few metal woods, hybrids, irons, a wedge and a putter. Once we have all their fitting information, we can custom build the clubs to their precise specifications for maximum performance.”

The G Le2 driver (£389), fairway woods (3, 5, 7 and 9, £240), and hybrids (4, 5, 6 and 7, £179) are all lighter than the clubs they replace, but with higher MOI for more forgiveness, as well as more heel weighting to help encourage a draw. The irons (6-9, PW, UW and SW, £126 each) too are lighter and more forgiving, and feature Cor-Eye technology for faster ball speeds, and higher launch. The set is rounded out with three adjustable-shafted putters (Anser, Shea £200, Echo £260).

Ping’s proprietary ULT240 Lite and Ultra Lite premium graphite shafts are standard throughout the G Le2 range and help bring down overall club weight, while helping generate more clubhead speed and a higher launch. The super-soft Golf Pride Tour Velvet Garnet 360 grip is available in three sizes (Blue -1/16″, Red -1/32″, Aqua -1/64″).


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