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Looking for a Ping Putter? - Which is the best model to go for?

Did you know that a Ping putter has won more US PGA Tour events than any other individual brand?

Right from the revolutionary Ping 1-A to today's models, many of the Ping designs have redefined the shape and style of the putters we use today.

The Ping range includes face-balanced putters, mallets, futuristic designs and even blade putters. However, it is for the Ping Anser that this manufacturer is best known.

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The Ping Putter Story

Ping was started by Norwegian born engineer Karsten Solheim who designed a revolutionary putter in 1959. Called the Ping 1A, it gave the golfing world the idea of perimeter weighting. By moving the weight of the clubhead to the outside of the design, Solheim enlarged the sweetspot on his putter making off-center hits finish closer to the intended target.

He wasn't short of good ideas either, over the next three and a half decades, Solheim designed legendary putter after legendary putter. Most of his putters were wildly successful. Pros loved them and amateurs bought them by the million.

Although it might seem that iron and wood manufacture is Ping's main focus now, this is not the case - Ping putters are still amongst the most used putter brands on professional circuits the world over. We at have come to the conclusion, that Ping's designs are truly masterpieces, and even if the odd putter in more recent years looks a bit funky, the roll and performance you get, even from the lower priced models is absolutely phenomenal.'s reviews of Anser style Putters:

We recommend (almost all) Ping putters highly!

Click on the links below to find out which Ping model is the best with independent, hands-on reviews, you'll also find where to buy them at the best prices!

Ping Anser Ping Anser 2 The Anser is the putter that has been copied a thousand times - now available from Ping at a variety of prices.

Ping B60 ping b60 The lesser known Ping classic. Favored by putting great Nick Faldo in his later career. Slightly firmer feel, but excellent touch on fast greens and available in numerous styles over the years

Ping Zing ping Zing Curvy and pretty putter shape popularized in the 1980s and 1990s, used by Curtis Strange for two US Open wins and Jose Maria Olazabal for two Masters titles

Ping 1A Ping 1A The first putter Ping ever made. A collectors' piece now. Not great to use, and very loud!

Ping Redwood Anser Ping Redwood Anser The design which has won more pro events than any other, made with top quality materials. This Ping is a winner!

Ping Zing 2 More up-to-date and better version of the legendary Ping Zing. Great roll and feel

Ping Anser G5i Ping Anser G5i A hideous beast to look at, but beautiful to use.

Ping Crazy E Ping Crazy E One of the easiest putters to line up we've ever tested, but feel is hollow

Ping Karsten Anser Ping Karsten Anser Unbeatable on price and right up there for feel and design.

Ping Scottsdale Pickemup Ping Scottsdale Pickemup This cross between the Batman sign & a Star Wars fighter has surprisingly good feel

Ping iN Wack-E Ping iN Wack-E A radical spin off from the successful (but hollow-sounding) G5i Craz-E

Ping IN Ping IN Technology has led the Ping designers to create a holy mess of a putter. If you love the weird and the whacky, you might (just) like this

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