Author Topic: Ping Rapture Fairway Wood  (Read 1382 times)

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Ping Rapture Fairway Wood
« on: February 17, 2015, 09:25:02 PM »
Anyone mess with one of these? Very interesting design.

http://www.ping.com/clubs/fairwaysdetail.aspx?id=16442

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Re: Ping Rapture Fairway Wood
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2015, 01:14:51 AM »
I have one in my bag with a Tour AD BB7.
Absolutely awesome club, it is LONG and quite forgiving for a 13 degree wood. I use it primarily off the tee on tighter holes or on really windy days. It gives a quite penetrating flight with the BB in it.
It's ok off the fairway when you just want to hit it long ways, but wouldn't use it for attacking a par 5 with water in front of the green. ;)

I've recently been to the ping headquarter in Gainsborough and had a long talk to the fitters over there. One of the tour players they fitted really wanted it in his bag, because he liked the deep face so much. Bad thing for him was, it was nearly as long as his driver and they couldn't get it dialed in to the yardage he wanted. It just was LONG.

Absolute bomber, if you have the chance, try it.
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Re: Ping Rapture Fairway Wood
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2015, 01:41:51 PM »
Thanks Jan.  This is very much like the Baldo Brassy I am going to try soon once the shaft arrives.  I may pick one up used to test against the Baldo.  All titanium head with an injection molded tungsten sole plate for super low CG so low spin high launch, just seems like a solid idea.