No, the look is not my favorite, and if i hadnt purchased two used superfast 2. In summary, while most will experience some sort of improvement with g over the g30 driver, golfers with drivers that are two or three generations previous like the g20 and g25 will experience the. Youll also benefit if youre looking to lower your ball flight and spin rates. Karstens frustration with his putting inspired him to design a putter, which made a pinging sound when striking a golf ball. The ping g25 driver was developed for a wide array of players, suited to both the beginner and the pga tour player.
The g30s predecessor, pings g25 driver, was one of the most awarded drivers in our 2014 gear. Mar 12, 2019 the ping g410 plus driver had, far and away, the best outofthebox performance of any driver ive tested this year. The gains ping realized in evolving from g25 to g30 were again realized in the evolution from g30 to g driver. Youre looking for a driver that eliminates the left side of the golf course from righthanded players. Ping g20 with tfc 169 ping g25 with tfc 169 ping g30 with tour 65 titleist 9 d2 with rip phenom 70. Now 1 mph may not get you leaping up and down in joy, but each 1 mph usually equates to around 4 yards carry, or about half a club less into the green for your second shot. The ping g30 driver has undergone a number of changes, but how does it compare with the g25 driver. Each driver was set at 9 degrees with a d1 swing weight. Ping g25 ball speeds vs new drivers equipment my driver for the last 5 years has been a 9. Paul ohagan tests both models to find out the ping g30 launch is a particularly.
We would normally use our anonymous big hitter for a test of this nature, but seeing as we were in florida we had to draft in his american cousin, randy. Oct 18, 2018 with a combination control, distance, and forgiveness, the ping g25 created quite a stir and appealed to many golf enthusiasts for quite some time. The fw goes straight and i would suspect the g20 driver to be a straight shooter. For those using a g30 driver, the good news was that the. As we did with the drivers we put the new g30 fairway to the test against the g25. Like the popular g30, pings new series consists of three models the g, g ls tec and g sf tec that come with loft. Ping g400 v ping g v ping g30 driver comparison youtube. Watch golf monthly digital editor neil tappins ping g400 driver vs ping g driver vs ping g30 driver test to see if modern technology really.
According to ping, its tour players are using between 0. Ping g25 is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. I decided to buy a new driver currently using an old taylor made r7 superquad and have decided to choose one of the ping. For the fairway wood test we leveraged our slower swing speed testers in order to obtain our preliminary results. My personal experience was that the g25 was just as long as the g30, maybe even longer and had a better sound and feel but the g30 was definitely more forgiving on mishits. Jul 23, 2018 g30 also introduced a lowerspinning lstec and slicebusting sftec models, allowing a single driver model to be tailored to different types of golfers. Jul 21, 2014 with the g25 driver the average club head speed was 105.
The ping g30 driver was officially unveiled at the hyundai tournament of champions in 2016 with. Jul 10, 2017 watch golf monthly digital editor neil tappins ping g400 driver vs ping g driver vs ping g30 driver test to see if modern technology really made a difference to performance become a free. Sep 29, 2011 i own a g20 4 wood, and the ping g20 driver seems like a larger version. Its in the top 3 bestselling golf club drivers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as cobra golf king f9 or taylormade r15 460.
Are ping 2018 drivers better than ping 201415 drivers. Aug 03, 2017 the g30 did quite well in mgs most wanted driver test s few years ago. Jun 08, 2015 unfortunately im not too impressed with the ping g30. Aldila vs proto 60 stiff flex driver shaft fits ping g30 g. Jun 15, 2016 each driver was set at 9 degrees with a d1 swing weight. Started with tmcallaway drivers early on bb and burner just got tired of the new releases every 6 months routine. Call the academy on 01253832505 to book your fitting and find out for yourself. Launch monitor numbers for the ping g30 the g30 launched with 2300 rpm and went nearly 300 yards.
The sole weight on the g30 is also larger compared to the g25, resulting in a lower center of gravity. Fresh off topping four of the major hardware product categories in the uk with its successful g30 range, ping is once again r. With a combination control, distance, and forgiveness, the ping g25 created quite a stir and appealed to many golf enthusiasts for quite some time. Aug 25, 2014 pinghas taken a driver that was already among the best and made it faster, more forgiving, and more adjustable. If youre the rest of the golf equipment industry, thats not just impressive, its scary. The ability to adjust loftface angle in the g30 that wasnt in. 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. Ping g driver test took place on the range at reunion resort in orlando. Sep 11, 2014 testing the g25 driver against the g30, do turbulators make a difference. When i went for a driver fitting last year my fitter wasnt able to find a realistic headshaft combo that was worth paying money for including the g. There are certainly some confounding variables at work im extremely comfortable with ping drivers and the tensei orange shaft is one ive had success with but the fact remains that this club was crushing it from. With the g25 driver the average club head speed was 105.
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 driver. I hit my ping g a little farther than the g30 and the forgiveness felt about the same. Ping is a familyowned company founded in 1959 in the garage of karsten solheim. And the ability to custom fit the g30 is night and day better than the g25 and all previous ping drivers, simply because you can change shafts. Testing the g25 driver against the g30, do turbulators make a difference. The g30, like the g25 before it, is the best allaround driver ive tested and a driver i would blindly recommend to any player. Apr 24, 2015 the g30 driver was compared to the g25 driver in a wind tunnel with veryinteresting results. Between the moi bump and the potential boost in clubhead speed, ping is claiming that theyve been able to squeeze a little more distance and a little more forgiveness over what was already a pretty good driver. I hit between 250275 with my superquad and occasionally struggle with a slice. Today, ping is synonymous with innovation, quality and service in the world of golf. 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. The ping g25 driver still gives you all the forgiveness you are used to from their g drivers.
Aug 27, 2014 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 driver. Ping g30 ls tec driver vs ping g30 driver golf monthly. Adam scott rocked up to the recent players championship in florida with an eightyearold driver. This makes the g30 driver a little more forgiving and producing a launch slightly higher than the g25 driver. G25 driver tested against g5, g10, g15 and g20 golfcentraldaily at 4. The trajectory of the g25 driver was similar to the g20 and the flight was maybe a little stronger. The g25 driver had an average clubhead speed of 105. For me, the sound and feel was better for the ping g vs g30. The 460cc head on the ping g30 driver will help generate greater clubhead. Jan, 2015 the ping g30 ls tec driver clearly fits into the g category, with the same head shape and turbulators on the crown to improve aerodynamics and add distance. Result for our test we used the low spin version of each driver, a 9. Yep, the ping g30 driver has just come out which means the g25 driver is now an older model. Youre looking for a forgiving driver that has all of the latest technology.
Taylormade 2017 m2 v ping g driver test national club golfer. Using less loft in a driver is beneficial because, all other things are equal, less loft at impact creates more ball speed and therefore more distance. The head weight is also 3 grams lighter 203 grams vs. Jan 11, 2016 the gains ping realized in evolving from g25 to g30 were again realized in the evolution from g30 to g driver. Got fitted and with the shaft i went with fujikura blur 005 s i was within a few yards on all 3 clubs. Switched to the ping g10 and hit until the g20 came out, hit it until the g30 came out and just went with the g400 last month. The options of sf, ls, or standard can provide a much wider variety of custom fitting. Watch golf monthly digital editor neil tappins ping g400 driver vs ping g driver vs ping g30 driver test to see if modern technology really made a difference to performance become a free.1520 992 416 1220 838 1175 1020 27 1231 841 1213 1398 1495 1543 52 796 474 633 242 128 1044 19 40 759 11 182 211 283 827 1489 1383 154 1040 834 926 606 804 222 461 1191 1258 281 1045 199