Ping pays Hovland a hefty sum to rep their clubs on tour. In PIng’s perfect world, he’d play with their latest and greatest to help drive sales and churn through inventory. But our world isn’t perfect and much of what Hovland plays with isn’t current model or even stamped with Ping.
Driver – older Ping model
3-wood – competitor brand (TaylorMade)
3-iron utility – competitor brand (Titleist)
Irons – older Ping model
Wedges – CURRENT PING MODEL!!!
Putter – Ping, but custom
Ball – Ping isn’t in the business of making pearlies
DRIVER: Ping G425 LST- ON SALE (9 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder 661 TX shaft
IRONS: Ping i210 (4-PW), with KBS Tour V 120X shafts
WEDGES: Ping Glide 4.0 – ON SALE (50 degrees adjusted to 49, 56 degrees adjusted to 54.5), Ping Glide 2.0 (60 degrees), with KBS Tour V 130 X shafts
PUTTER: Ping PLD DS 72 custom
BALL: Titleist Pro V1
GRIPS: Golf Pride MCC