Mar 3rd, 2017
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European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15.
With a focus on a softer feel and lively response through multi-layer face technology, and a newly designed adjustable-length shaft, PING have introduced the Sigma 2 putter series.
PING has revealed details of its new 2018 Autumn/Winter performance apparel range, launching the brand’s most technologically advanced men’s and ladies’ collections to date.
As Scotland marks one year to go until the Solheim Cup, the prestigious event could be a catalyst for a growth in the female golfer visitor market, says VisitScotland.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the CMA’s decision that Ping Europe Ltd broke the law by banning the online sale of its golf clubs.
The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.
It was a triple winning weekend for PING with victories for Matt Wallace, Bubba Watson and Brady Schnell on the European, PGA and Web.com Tours.
PING has unveiled details of its 2018 Spring/Summer ladies apparel collection.
PING has unveiled details of its new, performance driven 2018 Spring/Summer men’s apparel range.
Tony Finau, a PGA Tour winner and one of the longest hitters on tour, has signed a multi-year agreement to represent PING, company President John K. Solheim has announced.
Continuing an affiliation that goes back to his teen years with PING, Lee Westwood has signed another multi-year agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim has announced.
In the G700 iron, PING engineers put a high priority on creating an iron that offers power and forgiveness by leveraging the advantages of a hollow-body design and a thin, maraging steel face, creating PING’s longest, highest-flying iron to date.
The next generation of PING’s 100%-milled putters are crafted and engineered to provide tour-calibre touch and performance through proven innovations like precision-milled, patented True Roll Technology (TR), plus a new custom-weighting system.
Setting new standards in combined MOI and forgiveness for a driver, PING has introduced the new G400 Max driver, along with the G700 irons, Glide 2.0 Stealth wedges and PING Vault 2.0 putters. The new products are available for pre-order beginning today.
PING have launched their Spring product lines, which include their new Glide 2.0 Stealth wedges.
PING has announced the signing of current staff player Andy Sullivan as an apparel ambassador on a multi-year agreement.
Special family ticket packages are now on sale for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
PING today expanded its popular Sigma G series of putters with two new highly forgiving mallets, the Craz-E and Tyne H.
Catriona Matthew has been appointed as European captain for the next Solheim Cup, which will take place on the world-famous PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on 13-15 September 2019.
Gainsborough-based PING Europe has now raised more than £200,000 for local charities after its 20th annual Charity Golf Day brought in a record-breaking amount for worthwhile causes in the area.
PING has revealed details of its 2017 Autumn/Winter apparel ranges, launching the brand’s most technologically advanced men’s and ladies performance collections to date.
Sky's Ewen Murray calls him "One of the most intelligent young coaches in Europe". We call him Jason and The GolfPunk Jason Floyd Series continues with this crazy simple tip on how to get crisper chips every time.
Ticket sales launched today for The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, 11th to 15th September.
Ping Europe Limited has been fined £1.45 million for preventing UK retailers from selling its golf clubs online.
The fat lady might not be singing yet, but she is certainly warming up. At the time of writing, this is where the Solheim Cup stands.
History would have to be rewritten for the European team to win the Solheim Cup after Friday afternoon's Red Wash. The omens were not good. It had never been done before.
Singles matches end 6-6 but weekend routs prove critical as USA run out 16.5 - 11.5 winners
According to USA Captain Julie Inkster, USA "suck at foursomes and four balls" so they have to rely on the singles for victory. Well, not this year...
So, when you're looking for your first LPGA Tour victory, why not make it the PGA? A major. And in doing so, you leap up to 11th on the money list (over $800,000.00 in earnings) and are a shoe-in for the Solheim Cup, at which you debut with two wins in your opening two matches... Blimey....
Team Europe have got their work cut out if they want to avoid some pretty embarrassing labels in the anals of Solheim Cup history. I'll leave it to you to figure out what they might be bit will probably involve the words 'worst' and 'woaaah, Nelly!!!'
Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inkster have announced their final teams for the Solheim Cup which kicks off in Iowa in just two week's time.
Paula Creamer has been named as Jessica Korda’s replacement for the USA Solheim Cup team.
Here's why the European's could win this year's Solheim Cup, even though it is being played on foreign soil.
It’s the Solheim Cup this week and I love it, especially from a betting point of view. It might not be top of your agenda for bets this week but a couple of bets can go a long way here.
It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....
Close the curtains, put the cat out and place the beverages in a cold place. It's go time at Des Moines...
If ever there was a match that summed up the Solheim Cup then it was the battle between Charley Hull and Melissa Reid against the USA pairing of Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr, in a thrilling first session at the Solheim Cup.
Suzann Pettersen out, Catriona Matthew in at the Solheim Cup. USA captain, Juli Inkster is also keeping an eye on Lexi Thompson who is currently battling a virus.
Solheim dreams on the line at the Ricoh Women's British Open. Who will make the final team?
Better, badder, longer. But not bigger. How Ping's engineers have ripped up the rule book with the new G400 driver
It's not driving iron. It's not a hybrid. It's the new G400 Crossover. And it's a very impressive bit of kit.
No doubt about it, the Ping G400 is their best ever fairway wood. It might even be THE best ever fairway wood...
Why your golf will improve with a set of Ping's all new G400 irons....
This is a great, simple tip to get your chips behaving like they should every time. It's all about club face/sternum alignment. And chest to target. Practice this and watch the shots fall off your round.
PING’s new book, And The Putter Went…PING, is a comprehensive look inside the family owned company that revolutionized the way golf equipment was designed and manufactured, and will be available to buy in late May.
Ping's parent company Karsten Manufacturing Corp. has recently purchased at least five patents from Nike, which relate to golf club technology.
The 2019 Solheim Cup will take place from the 13th to 15th September 2019 as the prestigious biennial contest between Europe and USA heads to the world–famous PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Perthshire.
Golf's two main governing bodies have announced they are planning to introduce a new single World Handicap System for club golfers.
PING has launched two amazing looking PLD2 putters called the Camo Ketsch Realtree Xtra and Camo Ketsch Muddy Girl, both of which have been inspired by paintball guns.
A Lancashire golf club that closed down last year has now become a dumping ground in which waste is higher than the roof of the former clubhouse, and not a footgolf course as intended.
Ping's new i200 irons might just be their best design ever. Forgiving, attractive, and soft. What more do you want from a golf club?
Engineered specifically for women by combining performance–enhancing innovation with considered aesthetics, PING has unveiled details of its new G Le (Ladies edition) family for women.
It's always an exciting time when PING announce new putter launches. And 2017 is no exception. There are some corkers here. They look great and there's enough tech spec to down Beef on National Arbys Day
Glide your way out of trouble with Ping's new Glide 2.0 wedges. They sure play a mean spin ball...
John Karsten Solheim, the oldest son of John A. Solheim and the grandson of PING Founder Karsten Solheim, has been named president of PING.
PING has announced the signing of 2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship winner Tyrrell Hatton to a multi-year agreement, days after he came second at the DP Championship.
Ping bring back a true putter icon, as John Solheim hand grinds a limited amount of Ping Anser putters for its 50th anniversary.
In order to retain its status as golf’s most-trusted GPS brand, each year SkyCaddie embarks on a mission, which is unique among GPS rangefinder brands.
The humble golf waterproof has changed so much over the years. The Ping Zero Gravity is one of the lightest yet.
So designing golf clubs is a job for rocket scientists and engineers, rather than good golfers. However there is a exception to the rule. Marty Jertson, Ping's Director of Product Development is also really good at golf. Like silly good.
Aaron Baddeley has signed to play Ping golf clubs for 2017.
How do Ping make their Vault putters, arguably the best putter they have ever made...
Ping has announced the signing of Irish professional and standout amateur Jack Hume on a multi-year deal.
Justin Rose is the latest golfer to be named in the Fancy Bears Russian hacking leaks.
Now you can buy Bubba's pink Ping G driver, and its for charity!
Ping latest vault putters are so good you should break the bank to get one.
The new Ping iBlade is their best looking iron ever. They say it's the best performing too, at least for the better player.
Don't let the chipping yips get you down, Jeff Ritter has the answer to your prayers.
Ping have improved their clothing line massively. Check out their latest tech heavy but super smart collection.
Replacing a three wood is difficult. You need it as a club from the tee and off the deck, two contrasting shots that require different features, so a three wood always has to have some compromise in its design. I’m still using a Ping I25 three wood, it’s about four years old, and I know I hit other three woods further. But I know its reliable, and I can always hit it consistently off the fairway. So how are Ping going to try and get me and everyone else to change? By making three new fairway woods.
Even big cheeses at golf companies get to go on holiday sometimes. But if you’re a Solheim, and golf and engineering are in your blood, you never truly stop thinking about golf equipment. When you happen across a dragonfly on a tropical island, you or I would think “Hmmm, pretty". John Solheim, grandson of the great Karsten Solheim, thought ‘innovation'.
Ping irons tend to be chunky. It’s not a criticism, just a statement of fact. They’re engineered, and if forgiveness come from them being chunky then so be it. With the new G irons though, these look much slicker. In fact, they look positively attractive. A wolf in sheep clothing, or in this case a G in I clothing.
It’s not an iron. It’s definitely not a wood. It’s not a hybrid, and it’s 100% not a driving iron. It’s the new Ping G Crossover, and they feel it’s a club totally in it’s own category. What we know is it’s easy to hit. Well it is, unless you edit a popular golf website (don’t know what you mean-Ed).
In a surprise early unveiling, Julie Inkster has been announced as the US Solheim Cup Captain for 2017.
PING has launched a new app that includes the Golf Workout, an Apple Watch feature engineered to capture and track fitness data, swing tempo and on-course statistics.
Trick shots and weird clubs with world record holder Marsten Maas, plus tips on how to improve your balance!
Denmark, England, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Wales... your Solheim-Cup-venue-getting dudes took a hell of a beating!!! Yes indeed, Scotland wins the Solheim Cup 2019.
Europe have an 8-4 lead after superb morning foursomes
Day 2 in pictures, video and even words!!
Damn you mother nature. First we had lightning then the light ran out. Just when it was all kicking off!!
Includes Brittany Lang's games room shame, Catriona Matthew's veteran jobes and the outer universe experience that is Charley Hull.
The Solheim Cup is, without doubt, the biggest event on the Women’s Golf Calendar. However the debate about whether Women’s golf is doing enough to inspire young girls to get some clubs and head to the range remains shadowed by a large grey cloud that looms heavily over the game. But there are a standout few, who are flying the flag for women’s golf high above that thick grey cloud
Wowzers!! This capped an incredible day at the Solheim for Melissa Reid and Spaniard Carlota Ciganda in Germany
So we visited the world famous Ping Putter vault. In what has become a modern golfing legend, every tournament winner on the major tours around the world who wins using a Ping Putter gets two gold plated putters made in their honour.
So designing golf clubs is a job for rocket scientists and engineers, rather than good golfers. However there is a exception to the rule. Marty Jertson, Ping's Senior Design Engineer is also really good at golf. Like silly good.
We loved the Ping CRAZ-E putter. The man on the motorcycle always helped us hole more putts whenever we tried one.
Ping have launched an awesome new i iron, replacing the outgoing i25 model. Read all about it first here.
Karsten Solheim first designed the Anser in 1966 and it has influenced nearly every putter designed since.
Ping Collection have really upped their game this season.
Ping Collection have upped their game for 2015.
For the majority of most professional golfers on tour, the big occasion has the potential to send the weaker characters into meltdown.
'Backstopping'. It's golf's latest term for us to get to grips with and it's causing mayhem with golf's morality and presents an awkward scenario for the rule book...
Here are the star groupings for round one of The Memorial Tournament played at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. And Justin Rose will be teeing it with Tiger Woods....
He might not be leading a tournament he's won eight times in the past, and he might be accusing himself of playing "gross", but he has made the cut and he's moving in the right direction. Plus he's one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson... The Tiger is back. Sort of...
The greenkeeping team at Wentworth Golf Club in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 with the BIGGA Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor.
Jamie Donaldson celebrated retaining his European Tour card in style by going for a dip in a swimming pool fully clothed.
As well as being deterred by the high cost of club entry and expensive drinks, it seems that people are continuing to turn away from nightclubs and looking for more unusual and unique experiences when they go out for the night. Including golf....
Keep yourselves nice from October with the new adidas TOUR360 golf shoes. BOOST technology with increased stability. Plus they look the business...