19 Aug '13, 11am

Ping S55 Irons

Ping S55 Irons

JERSEY CITY, N.Y. – Ping Golf has brought its new S55 irons to Liberty National Golf Club, site of this week's Barclays Championship, where the clubs will be made available Monday for staff players to use for the first time. Like the S56 irons that they replace in Ping's line, the new S55 irons are designed for accomplished players who prefer a small, blade-style head. The S55 irons will be available to consumers starting Nov. 1. Matt Rollins, Ping's senior PGA Tour manager, said, "Size-wise, the new clubs are very, very similar [to the S56]. They're almost identical in size actually." Made from 17-4 stainless steel like their predecessor, the new S55s have a thinner face designed to increase ball speed, along with a tungsten weight in the toe of each club to pull the sweet spot more to the center of the hitting area and to increase forgiveness. Though Rollins said that th...

Full article: http://golfweek.com/news/2013/aug/19/ping-s55-irons/

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