Ping

A Brief history of Ping Golf

The history of Ping Golf is a success story that starts at the most humble of beginnings and sees the company becoming one of the most dominant premium brands in the game. The journey towards greatness began when Karsten Solheim, an engineer working at General Electric, became frustrated with the poor quality of putters available in the late 1950’s. Rather than simply blame his tools for a poor performance he set about designing and creating a superior product in his garage. When tested, the ball contacting the clubhead made a satisfying “Ping” sound and so the “Ping 1A” was born. Not long thereafter, in 1962, John Barnum won the Cajun Classic Open Invitational with a Ping club in hand recording the brand’s first PGA Tour victory.

These days Ping golf clubs can be seen on any golf course you care to mention and the list of high level victories continues to grow. JamGolf are incredibly proud to be able to bring a full range of Ping golf clubs, bags, clothing and accessories to our customers. Our knowledge of the brand and its products allows us to advise you on the best option for your game whether you’re looking for a Ping driver, an umbrella or a new golf shirt. Ping offer an incredible online fitting tool to help you get an idea of how your clubs should be set up so why not give it a try- Click Here for the Ping nFlight System

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