Jun 25, 2020
PING TOUR NEWS: JUNE 24, 2020

PING signs Sahith Theegala, College Player of the Year

 

PHOENIX (June 24, 2020) – PING has agreed to terms on an endorsement contract with Sahith Theegala, winner of the 2020 Haskins Award as the best player in men's college golf, announced PING President John K. Solheim. Theegala also received the prestigious Ben Hogan Award, which considers all amateur competition over the past 12 months. Theegala, a 3-time NCAA All-American at Pepperdine University, had two tournament victories and several high finishes during his senior year, plus he was the wire-to-wire winner at the Australian Master of the Amateurs in January 2020.

 

Theegala, 22, will make his first PGA Tour start as a professional at this week’s Travelers Championship, playing on a sponsor’s exemption. 

 

“We’re delighted by the success Sahith has enjoyed at every level, and for all the awards and accolades coming his way -- they are well deserved,” Solheim said. “He’s played PING clubs for years, so we’ve had a front-row seat for his steady rise. We’ve watched him win and seen him battle back from injury to win again, which is evidence of his commitment and desire to succeed at the highest level. We’re thrilled to have him as part of the PING team.”

 

Theegala is excited to begin his quest to earn his PGA Tour card as a member of PING’s staff. “It’s really gratifying to reach this point where I can pursue my lifelong dream, and the people at PING have been an important part of my support network,” he said. “PING clubs have always felt comfortable, they fit my swing perfectly, and provide me the confidence I need to take this next step in my career. I’m looking forward to representing PING, a company that enjoys a reputation for engineering the highest-performing golf equipment in the world.”

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The contract requires Theegala to carry a minimum of 11 PING clubs, two of which must be a driver and putter. He will wear PING-branded headwear and have a PING Tour staff bag. Currently in his bag: a G410 LST driver, G410 hybrid, iBlade and Blueprint irons, Glide 2.0 wedges, and a PING TR 1966 Anser 2 putter.

 
 
Sep 29, 2011
Coach's Corner by Mic Que: Stroke of Genius

When a golfer comes to me for a putting lesson, one thing he is bound to ask is this: “What is the correct putting stroke?” It sounds like a pretty straightforward question – one that merits a similarly straightforward response, right?

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Sep 7, 2011
PING at the 16th Philippine International Golf Show

September 7, 2011 (Philippines): Great Depot, Inc., exclusive distributor of PING in the Philippines, will be launching PING’s 2012 product series as it participates in this year’s 16th Philippine International Golf Show. From September 9 to September 11, excited golfers will finally be able to see and test the new products when they visit the PING booth at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City....

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Aug 31, 2011
Press Release: PING's G20 driver, Anser Milled putter earn 1st tour wins

August 31, 2011; Phoenix, Arizona -- PING’s new G20™ driver and Anser® Milled putter were used to win the recent Champions and Nationwide tour events, the company announced. Mark Calcavecchia employed the G20 driver and an Anser Milled putter to win The Boeing Classic, where he was T1 in average driving distance at 307.8 yards. Kirk Triplett relied on the G20 driver, fairway woods and hybrids in capturing the News Sentinel Open....

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Aug 16, 2011
iPING brings Fit for Stroke update to app

August 12, 2011; Phoenix, Arizona -- PING announced today a major update to its iPING™ app putting-improvement tool for the iPhone 4 and iPod touch. The new iPING Fit feature coincides with the company’s new “Fit for Stroke”™ approach to putter fitting....

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Aug 3, 2011
Press Release: G20 family, Anser Milled putters headline PING's new products

July 26, 2011; Phoenix, Arizona -- On the strength of tour players’ enthusiasm for the new G20™ family and Anser® Milled putters, PING® introduces several new products that build on the company’s reputation for performance, innovation and fitting....

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Jul 19, 2011
Press Release: PING introduces iPhone and iPod putter fitting application

To take putter fitting to higher level, PING Golf has introduced a new putter fitting software that will analyze putting strokes and match those strokes to specific putters. The putter fitting software can be downloaded free-of-charge from the iTunes App Store for the iPhone 4 and the smaller iPod touch (4th generation)....

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Jul 17, 2011
Coach's Corner: Efficiency

The PGA Tour has been keeping track of players’ statistics for at least 3 decades now. The category of “Driving Distance” has got to be one of the most observed. Let’s face it… everyone wants to hit farther. We’re always curious about who’s the longest hitter, how fast he swings the club, how his swing looks like, etc… as if all this information will help us hit farther immediately....

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Jun 17, 2011
Coach's Corner: Closing the Gap

It’s a question that every new golfer will eventually ask: “Do I need a gap wedge?” Find out what Coach Mic Que thinks about this common dilemma.

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Jun 14, 2011
PING Press Release: PING’s new iPING putter app targets consistency for improved putting

June 13, 2011; PHOENIX – PING®, a company with a legacy of putter innovation and success, introduces the iPING™ putter app – a free, wireless, go-anywhere putting improvement tool that identifies a player’s stroke type, analyzes their impact angle, and measures their tempo. After a series of putts, the iPING app records the golfer’s consistency in each area and establishes a Putting Handicap™ (PHcp™), which gets lower as the player improves their consistency, the key to holing more putts....

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May 31, 2011
PING June Fitting Days

Get fit today! Go to the PING fitting days for the month of June by visiting us on the following dates....

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