Really Love the feel and distance these clubs give me. There was a 15 to 20 yard difference between my M2 and the G max with a nice high draw. Right now, just getting back into golfing after an 11 year break, joint injuries, my swing speed is definitely slower, my take back is definitely shorter and my distance is definitely not as long, around 235. Having ditched the number with the previous , it is back in the successor and, as happens in more cases than you think, there is apparently no reason for choosing 400 apart from the fact they liked it. All registered in England and Wales. What's on top of the club? A great driver and very easy to use. .
This is where the Max name takes on a new role as in the past it has been the suffix for Ping's super game improvement clubs like the. I wish th colors on the circles would have been different colors but the circle for the regular g400 is a little tighter. The Ping driver continued to show up well in all my research. I recognize you enjoyed the Epic. A variety of features combine to deliver the performance of the club. These clubs are as advertised. To further correct slice-spin additional weighting is added to the heel of the club.
In fact we got slightly more distance from the G400 Max. I am a mid-handicap player 14 and play with a Titleist ProV 1x. I'm never buying a full swing club again based solely on an indoor hitting bay and launch monitor alone. The large front-to-back shape and thin crown work with a tungsten weight deep in the sole to make these Ping's most forgiving heads ever, even though all but the G400 Max are a tiny bit smaller than any G-series driver in history. I had been using a Callaway V series for 4 years which had a lightweight shaft.
I liked my , but I love the sound of the G400. Design — 7 While better players love a smaller design the 445cc head may cause confidence issues with high handicap golfers who worry about missing the sweet spot. The Hydropearl brings the G400 into line visually with the rest of the Ping irons and will enable it to blend in with other clubs such as the if you wanted to mix and match. But when I tried the Ping G400 irons, it was a real revelation, especially once I took them out on the course. Golf Digest may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Technology — 10 This club is choke full of tech.
Looks like the Max had more carry and less side spin. But how does it stack up against all the drivers of the 2018 class? Ping did major on their aerodynamic Vortec slot on the back of the G400 head and whilst I heard less positive responses on its effect from other experts but they would say that for whatever reason it is now gone on the G400 Max. Moving on up to the 6-iron comparison and the G400 starts to show its true colours delivering an extra 1mph ball speed on average. Weighting Compared to the G400, the sweet spot is shifted further towards the heel. Reviews of these models will be coming out in the next few weeks. Played 3 days while on vacation this week and hit the ball 15-20 yards further but more importantly, I hit more fairways. Which driver would be best? Most of all Tony believes in performance over hype and PowerToThePlayer.
They are short par fours 275 yards all the way up to a 330 yarder that was downwind and summer fairways but actually on the greens not just pin high but putting on the green. Ping reckon the multi-material construction improves ball speed by 2mph over the previous G model. Pulled out an old Callaway Diablo as well and length wise and offline no difference. It's the sort of iron that you think should be mid to high handicapper game improvement, but actually the G400 could be played by players of most levels down to single figures and that is probably one of the best things you can say about it. I've used the G400 Max for a couple of rounds now and would say this is the dog. Retail availability begins February 8th.
Thanks Ping - great job on this product. Bit expensive but what the heck well worth the money, once again well done Ping. None of our testers recorded their very longest carry distances with the G400. A majority of the golfers launched the G400 Max a bit higher than the G400. Wouldn't that have been better dispersion? While this seems busy, the matte black finish makes it all secondary to your focus on the ball. To see more photos of the G400 Max Driver, check out the in the MyGolfSpy Forum.
This change in weighting helps to promote a draw, to the delight of those who slice right. I think most of it comes down to forgiveness and confidence. The G400 irons comes with the now standard silver Hydropearl Chrome finish that not only looks better, but is supposed to reduce friction by 40% through the turf and repel water to improve launch spin in wet and rough. There are six different shaft options available, designed to meet the needs of different players. Since grip size influences your wrist action, and therefore the direction of your shots, it is commonly used by fitters to affect ball flight. Additionally, the swing weight was around d1. Ping will absolutely make you a driver that is correctly swingweighted at the length you want.
From there, you see the Dragonfly technology which makes the crown ultra-thin. Knowing you can count on the manufacturer adds peace of mind to your buying decision. While I agree with the suggestion to get fit, I first have to hit them outdoors to see how they sound and feel, and see actual ball flight with my own eyes - especially a driver. With the G400 Max, the bottom groove still translated into a 250 yard drive. For a senior player that was in an equipment transition I really feel the Ping G400 was a great purchase.