This addition to pings g series lineup of gameimprovement clubs is a forgiving, high launching driver to help you get better performance off the tee. This driver has been slightly redesigned to make the centerback portion of the crown a little lower to the ground to help lower the center of gravity and produce lower spin. Available in midfebruary the g25 irons will have a. The most noticeable feature of the g30 driver, both visually and. The i25 is basically everything youd expect from a ping driver.
I was impressed by how easy, straight and long the g20 driver was. Ping g25 20 hybrid w tfc ping ie1 4u w cfs ping glide 54 ws ping glide stealth 58 es. The g25 has a new look, added adjustability, and also features a larger face. Ping i25 the shorter than average shaft is probably half the battle for me anyway, but i loved the sound and feel of this driver. The result is staggered changes through the set the 4, 5 and 6irons are 2 degrees stronger than the g25, the 7iron is 1.
Houston country clubs par 3 14th hole was playing 197 yards across the ravine into the slightly uphill green. You can visit ping the website and go through the same nflight web fitting that i did where you can then take the specs to a certified retailer. The next generation ping womens driver maximizes forgiveness and distance through a higher moi, faster face and lighter overall club weight. Rick shiels senior pga golf coach at trafford golf centre test which driver is the longest and the straightest between the ping i25 vs ping g30. Ping packed tons of technology in the i25s while maintaining clean looks. The standard g30 was about 3 yards longer than my g25. But discussion about the i25s engineering feats will likely take a backseat to a more obvious change to the new club. Today, ping is synonymous with innovation, quality and service in the world of golf. The i25 adds some adjustbility, forgiveness and racing stripes. Ping is a familyowned company founded in 1959 in the garage of karsten solheim.
Nov 26, 2015 pings gseries has been among the most successful gear franchises in recent years. Ping g25 vs i25 playability toronto golf nuts greater. Pings gseries has been among the most successful gear franchises in recent years. Ping g25 driver im a total club junkie and was fitted recently on a launch monitor for a ping g25 9. The ping g30 driver is the 7 th generation of a line that started with the ping g2 driver six years ago. The performance and adjustability is up there with the anser driver, but without the price tag, so all in all the ping i25 is a worthy successor and should. Jul 03, 2014 the result is staggered changes through the set the 4, 5 and 6irons are 2 degrees stronger than the g25, the 7iron is 1. Mar 14, 2014 the i25 driver certainly looks a more classic shape than the g25 and the racing stripes on the crown give it a distinctive look and one which i am sure we will see on all ping drivers soon. Pc good, long and impressive even on my poorer shots its so forgiving. The family is headed by pings first adjustable g driver that has already been put in play by bubba watson and hunter mahan.
My dillema is that im still not that good of a player so i should obviously use the g25. Got the g onto the course and all i can say is point and shoot. Ping i25 vs g25 driver im looking for a new driver and was wondering how different these two are. Ive had the g25 driver for 2 years now, im a low handicap player, bought the oem 189d tour stiff shaft that came in it to many misses to the left over the years found myself using my g15 with ust proforce x stiff as my go to driver, the g25 ball flight with that 189d tour stiff shaft occasionally bombed it, but it was yielding a far to often miss to the. The g25 driver has added adjustability for the first time in any ping driver. Result for our test we used the low spin version of each driver, a 9. Ping have nailed this its a driver that will appeal to the better player without being hard to use not. The stock shaft is pings proprietary tfc 189d, which comes in 5 flexes, from softr to tourx.
Which driver from the ping g and i range of golf clubs might help your. Better players might prefer a more compact look at address. The ping g25 driver complements high forgiveness and distance characteristics with the ability to adjust loft and finetune shot trajectory. Forgiveness, distance and easeofuse were all key watchwords, and thats all evident in the latest incarnation g25. After keeping the ping g20 driver in the bag for the majority of the season last year, i was certainly excited to take a look at the new ping g25 driver. The ping i25 is in the iseries heritage with low spin, tungsten rear weighting and solid muted sound. Tungstenweighted to raise the moi, the ti 811 driver offers two industryfirst design attributes.
Jan 02, 2014 pings new i25 driver has a center of gravity that is more forward than the companys g25 driver to help golfers reduce spin on their tee shots. The adjustable i25 driver is focused on optimal spin, accurate alignment, and effective shaft fitting for maximizing distance and accuracy. Combining most of the forgiveness of the g25 with very low spin, the i25 could very well steal much of its big brothers spotlight as well as its spot. Ping g25 vs i25 toronto golf nuts greater toronto area.
Ncg 2014 driver test ping i25g25 national club golfer. Karstens frustration with his putting inspired him to design a putter, which made a pinging sound when striking a golf ball. Apr 24, 2015 the g25 driver has added adjustability for the first time in any ping driver. Im looking for a new driver and was wondering how different these two are. Apr 29, 2014 ping i25 and the ping s55 irons pictured above i25 iron on the left. Ping g25 20 hybrid w tfc ping ie1 4u w cfs ping glide 54 ws ping glide stealth 58 es ping anser milled 0. The authentic ping shaft adaptor sleeve allows for multiple shafts to be used in the ping i25, g25 and ping anser drivers and fairway woods along with the 2014 rapture fairway wood at a fraction of the cost of reshafting. Starting with the g25 and forward, they are still forgiving gi, but have mid sized soles, notsothick toplines and a little less offset. Jul 23, 20 ping g25 driver while the g25 is the updated version of the g20 and the sixth release in the gseries of drivers, it feels different enough from the prior model to make it feel like more of a new club than an iteration on last years release. Jw the g works better for me but i like this head more. Karsten solheim, founder of ping and a former engineer at general electric, set the stage for the manufacturing of high quality. This driver really causes tee shots to race down the fairway. Dig the matte gray racing stripe combo thing ping did on the crown too. Up to the g20, they were very wide soled, thick topline, max offset shovels sgi.
Ping certainly did it right when they created the g25s and this blogger couldnt be happier playing with a game improvement iron. Mar 14, 2014 but the g25 is very kind when you miss the middle. The i25 driver felt a little lighter to swing than its predecessor and had a louder sound that was quite high pitched, but not as noisy as the g25. While the g25 is the updated version of the g20 and the sixth release in the gseries of drivers, it feels different enough from the prior model. G400 driver tungstenweighted with a forged face, creating a faster, more forgiving driver.
May 06, 2014 the name ping is virtually synonymous with high quality woods and the new i25 fairway wood is no exception. Highmoi model generates low, stable spin with the shotshaping control provided by. Pings new i25 driver has a center of gravity that is more forward than the companys g25 driver to help golfers reduce spin on their tee shots. Continue to read about the advancements the ping is making in the golf club market. Today, ping is synonymous with innovation, quality and service in. G25 driver tested against g5, g10, g15 and g20 golfcentraldaily at 4. Dm i love the looks and it feels more lively and forgiving than its predecessor, the i20. Ultrathin crowns reposition the center of gravity low and back in the club head for increased forgiveness. The g25 comes with a very good tfc189 shaft that is the same weight as the previous tfc169 at 58 grams in the stiff flex we tried. Feb 19, 2014 all things being equal, nikes vrs covert 2. Green dot vs black dot would effect ball flight right vs left. For everyone from beginners to tour players, the combination of a large, forgiving head, trajectory tuning technology, and a speedgenerating shaft makes the adjustable g25 driver a sound choice for improving distance and accuracy off the teeyou can add or subtract onehalf degree of loft on the standard 10.
The larger footprint may be an issue for some as well. Find golf club tradein and resales values for over 4,000 models of used golf clubs at the pga value guide, from leading manufacturers such as callaway, taylormade, taylor made, titleist, ping, odyssey, nike, cleveland, mizuno, cobra, adams, wilson. Jul 30, 2014 the ping i25 driver is carrying a similar message. Went to a demo day, and it wasnt busy, so the ping guy basically went through a 30 minute driver fitting with me. Arguably the most forgiving driver youll see this year. The name ping is virtually synonymous with high quality woods and the new i25 fairway wood is no exception. Movableweight technology offers a simple way to customize your driver for a desired ball flight so you can hit a lot more fairways. Ping golf drivers generate incredible ball velocity and feature a lowspin design which minimizes curvature.
The gseries tends to be more forgiving while the iseries was more workable. The ping i25s are intended for players that reside in that gap between the gameimprovement g series and the low handicapper. The i25 driver certainly looks a more classic shape than the g25 and the racing stripes on the crown give it a distinctive look and one which i am sure we will see on all ping drivers soon. Jan 02, 20 the g25 s design also employs support bars behind the impact area to improve distance control. Ping g25 vs i25 playability the g version of virtually any ping model driver or fw wood is more friendly. The i20, pings previous offering in this line, was a nice lowerhitting, lower spinning driver. For those using a g30 driver, the good news was that the. Todays comparison is between the ping g30 driver and the ping g25 driver.
Ping i25 driver, fairway woods and hybrids golfwrx. I just did a fitting leaning in perception more towards the ie, but once hitting them i was hitting the g further, straighter and my misses werent as bad. The trajectory of the g25 driver was similar to the g20 and the flight was maybe a little stronger. If id had to describe the g25 in just a few words, id say that even if its an older generation driver, it still is everything youd expect from pings g series. Shop our selection of ping drivers and find the perfect one to help you smash balls off the tee and down the fairway synonymous with innovation, quality and service in the world of golf, ping engineers classic golf drivers with visible, new technology that actually works ping golf drivers generate incredible ball velocity and feature a lowspin design which minimizes curvature. Tour players and average golfers love the i25 irons, and so do we.
The crown racing stripes are going to be the talk about this driver. Golf monthly technical editor paul ohagan looks at the differences between the ping g25 and ping g30 drivers. Ping g30 iron blends karsten, i25 irons golf digest. What is the difference between the ping i25 and g25 models, my local golfsmith is having a sale and both models are a very affordable price for me, is there any distinct difference between the two models. But can a lowspin driver really be a fit for elite and hacker alike. The g25s design also employs support bars behind the impact area to improve distance control. For many others, the ping g25 should prove to be an outstanding blend of distance and forgiveness. The ping i25 driver is an adjustable driver that focuses on reducing spin, accurate alignment, and shaft options, to help you gain more distance and accuracy.229 8 1166 1202 1423 710 615 10 1427 1637 365 854 946 198 185 828 1072 521 958 128 1547 1468 777 1450 882 1121 1222 1613 1139 849 1419 1301 378 1081 1458 485 674