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What does ping yellow dot mean?

What does ping yellow dot mean?

However, sometime between mid-2015 and 2017, after doing further research Ping has discovered that more golfers fit into a bit more of an upright lie angle and now blue dot or yellow dot iron sets have become the new Ping standard dot color, and are typically what more golf retailers keep in stock as opposed to only …

What do the dots on Ping Eye 2 mean?

Ping color dots indicate the different angles of the club head. The dots do not indicate a particular style of club, as any line of irons is available in every color, but instead represent the angle of the club heads to the standard shaft angle.

Are Ping Eye 2’s still good?

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Why is the Ping Eye 2 wedge banned?

The uproar resulted in the PGA Tour issuing a statement that included, “Because the use of pre-1990 Ping Eye 2 irons is permitted for play, public comments or criticisms characterizing their use as a violation of the Rules of Golf as promulgated by the USGA are inappropriate at best.”

Does 1 degree upright make a difference?

An upright lie angle means that the angle between the shaft and the ground is larger than it should be, making the club shaft more upright compared to the ground. That doesn’t mean that an upright lie angle at impact is necessarily bad.

What do ping dot colors mean?

Clubs with a black dot have the standard lie angle for that particular iron. They then deviate, with gold being the flattest club (4 degrees from standard) and maroon being the most upright (5 degrees from standard). Taller golfers or with shorter arms will need a more upright club from the standard lie angle.

Does 1 degree flat mean?

Lie Angle Defined If the lie angles of your clubs are 1 degree greater than the manufacturer’s standard, your clubs are 1 degree flat. If your lie angles are lower by 1 degree, the clubs are 1 degree upright.

Are Ping Eye 2 irons forgiving?

They are great forgiving clubs with great feel and look. (nothing worse than looking at a club you cant bear to look at).

Are today’s golf clubs better than 10 years ago?

There is no evidence that golf clubs deteriorate over time. Well maintained clubs will last a lifetime. 10+ year old clubs should be checked for better options but clubs less than 5 years old do not need replacing except for wear and tear issues to which wedges and forged irons are most vulnerable.

How do I know if I have Ping Eye 2 square grooves?


  1. Look at the grooves through a magnifying glass. The cross section of the grooves has a slight taper, giving a box or u-shaped appearance.
  2. Confirm the manufacturer name and model. All Ping clubs manufactured up to 2010 have been manufactured with square grooves.
  3. Check the patent for legality.

What Ping wedges are illegal?

Under United States Golf Association (USGA) rules implemented on January 1, square or U-grooves have been outlawed but a 20-year-old Ping wedge was deemed legal because of a lawsuit won by its manufacturer over the USGA in 1990.