Golf News – July 2, 2019

PING Introduces Next Generation of Custom-Fit Women’s Equipment

PHOENIX, AZ – Advancements in technology, lighter overall club weight, expanded fitting options and premium materials combine to make the new G Le2 family PING’s highest performing women’s clubs to date, the company announced today. The complete line of clubs is available for pre-order at authorized PING golf shops around the world beginning today.

“The G Le2 represents our continued commitment to providing women golfers of every skill level with premium, high-performance equipment optimized to their swing speeds,” said Stacey Pauwels, PING Executive Vice President and the granddaughter of PING founders Karsten and Louise Solheim, whose role includes overseeing the brand’s women’s initiatives.”

“To achieve one of our performance goals of improving the feel of the club throughout the entire swing, we focused on making the clubs lighter overall,” Pauwels added. “We integrated our extensive knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes with our proven design technologies to deliver measurable improvements throughout the set. At the same time, we wanted to present the new clubs in a visually appealing and confidence-inspiring way. We’re extremely excited about the results and look forward to bringing the G Le2 family to women golfers around the world.”

Custom fit and custom built

Along with ensuring measurable performance improvements throughout the G Le2 family, PING’s engineering team placed added importance on expanding the fitting options to help women find the ideal set to match their games.

“Having equipment that is custom fitted to their games allows women to see improvement from every club in their bag,” said Pauwels. “The G Le2 family really emphasizes that need through loft, lie and length adjustability along with the shaft weight, flex and grip offerings. Once we know those specifications, finding the best combination of fairway woods, hybrids, irons and wedges during a fitting is the next step in the process.”

“Because we custom build every club, we want women to know we’ll make them a set that best fits their game,” she said. “The key is determining the ideal set makeup that provides proper distance gaps between each club. That may be a full set or maybe a smaller set of a few metal woods, hybrids, irons, a wedge and a putter. Once we have all their fitting information, we can custom build the clubs to their precise specifications for maximum performance.”

The PING G Le2 features:

  • Lighter, faster, more forgiving driver
  • Faster faces, higher-launching, adjustable fairway woods
  • Lighter, longer and straighter irons
  • Faster face, higher-launching hybrids with more fitting choices
  • Adjustable putters with feel and forgiveness

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Special Airfare Offer Sweetens A Summer Trip to Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto

LORETO, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR, MEXICO – A visit to The Islands of Loreto this summer includes a two-for-one airfare offer, adding to the wide appeal of Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto.

The resort’s new Pay-for-One and Get the Second Airfare Free Package (the second airfare up to $450 will be refunded onsite upon presentation of adult airfare receipt*) is a great value for family summer travel.  For guests traveling with families, kids (two per room) stay and eat for free for four nights as part of this package.

In addition to the airline ticket refund, the package includes:

  • Four-nights in a Deluxe Suite (including tax and service charges)
  • Kids stay and eat FREE**
  • $25 USD Spa Certificate per room, per stay
  • Unlimited kayak and paddleboard

Available through October 8, 2019, the all-inclusive package is $1068 USD per person, based on double occupancy. The resort also has a “room only” option for this package that does not include any meals for $760 USD per person (based on double occupancy).

Located in a unique and beautiful setting that is flanked by the rugged Sierra de La Giganta Mountains and the Sea of Cortez, Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa has been recognized among the “Leading Resorts in Mexico and Central America” by the World Travel Awards.

Guests enjoy the resort’s stretch of sprawling, quiet beaches, scenic vistas, and astounding natural habitat in coastal waters off Loreto, Baja California, which is a World Heritage Site known for its’ 900 species of fish. The wide array of outdoor experiences ranges from paddle boarding and kayaking to snorkeling, fishing, wildlife discovery, nature hikes, mini-golf, beach games and more.

The Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and luxury lifestyle community is also home of the highly-regarded TPC Danzante Bay, where 18 distinctive holes of golf weave through desert, canyon, and oceanside environments. The resort’s luxurious Sabila Spa offers treatments inspired from the soothing plant and herb extracts native to the Baja California area.

Reservations can be made by calling (800) 790-4187 from the United States, (855) 440-5590 from Canada, or (800) 838-2662 from Mexico. (Use promo code 2X1AIRFARE.)

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Michael Feland

Born in Houston, TX, raised in New Orleans, LA, Mike and his family currently live in Orlando, FL. Mike is a First Tee Level 1 Certified instructor and enjoys sharing his love for the game with the Orlando area youth that participate in The First Tee of Central Florida program.

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