While tour pros may be scouring the Internet for the clubs, there needs to be a little caveat emptor. If that's true, then somebody pieced together a set. Most golf club manufacturers today use some form of serial numbers to identify their clubs, but the unique design of Ping clubs makes it less likely that they can be reproduced or recombined. You can check our post for a good example. Or they could just call Lee Westwood. This change reduced the amount of surface area between the groove but did not change the distance between the inside edges of the grooves.Next
Good luck with whatever decision you do make. I got new shaft bands for them but they didn't set well so most have come off. The serial number on each club encodes a complete description of that club, including what the dot color or lie angle of the club is, what the shaft is made of and what qualities it has, how long the club is, what kind of surface the sole of the club has and any custom work that has been done on the club. It was like hitting one of those velcro-strapped whiffle balls — on impact with the green, everything comes to an an abrupt halt. This would be the same for Mizuno drivers and fairway woods. On the newer drivers and fairway woods the serial numbers are on the sole of the club back toward the hosel.Next
Distinguished by the raise dot or drill mark within eye in cavity. While watching the British Open, I heard it announced that Tom Watson was using a beryllium club and that they are no longer produced because of the toxicity caused by grinding on the club head. On many of the newer Taylormade drivers and fairway woods, the real serial number will be very light colored gray writing. Potential purchasers should get the serial number of the club and call Ping to make sure the clubs are the ones grandfathered prior to finalizing any deal. Made from the fall of 1985 to the spring of 1990. Chances are, you'll break some of them it you try.Next
Serial Numbers Ping uses its serial numbers for two primary purposes: replacing broken or lost clubs and identifying thefts or forgeries. Or, were they bent by a 'basement clubmaker'? I've just seen too many sets butchered, over the years, to trust the tools I must have an intimate knowledge of to anyone other than the professionals at Ping. Should i sell these to pay for my wishons. Forged irons have bag chatter because the metal is soft. Milling marks are much more pronounced on the counterfeit. Counterfeit TaylorMade SpeedBlade Iron Shaft with holographic sticker under the shaft band.
Notice the ferrule is much shorter on the counterfeit club. A tournament official became nervous when several balls landed perilously close to players on his end of a dual range. The cross section of the grooves has a slight taper, giving a box or u-shaped appearance. He has a Literature degree from Eckerd College in St. I played them once, and had originally bought them here from Perfect Pings. Stiff as a piece of galvanized pipe.Next
So, each time you miss a shot. Rather than do that, pass on these until you find a set. That course is freaking impossible when the wind blows and it was blowing hard that day. I called Ping to confirm their authenticity. For all standard ground shipments, please allow 4-7 business days after your order has been processed. Are sellers dreaming or is there a real opportunity out there? Do you have questions or comments? I have a set of copper Ping Eye 2, with the orange dot. Such was the case at the Farmers Insurance Open as the company's R9 SuperTri driver was the No.
Most stickers on authentic clubs are placed on the underside of the shaft up by the grip or down next to the ferrule. The main reason for this is counterfeit club makers can easily take an actual serial number and stamp it onto their clubs. Some people ive talked to think the course is playable for a range of golfers because the fairways are so big, but it really isnt. Getting specs on Ping golf clubs with the serial number is something that you can do on their website. Notice how the counterfeit sits extremely closed when sitting on the ground.Next
If you are in the market for some used clubs, you can check out our for our selection of authentic equipment. Ping continued to make Eye 2s after 1990. Please observe the following requirements when making your request. Mine see my signature are the +'s. Currency Serial Numbers; Fancy Serial Number. Although recently it seems that Callaway has stopped putting serial numbers on their fairway woods and hybrids, so if you have a recent model it may no longer have a serial.Next