Ping, by its own admission, isn’t as dominant in the putter market as it is in woods and irons, but the launch of the new Vault line looks set to get more Ping flat-sticks into golfers’ hands. Truly things of beauty and named after places in Karsten Solheim’s homeland of Norway, this premium range comprises two blades and two mallets, all available in a classy platinum or slate finish.
They are designed to provide the ultimate in feel and finesse as well as the roll performance all golfers demand, delivered through variabledepth TR grooves. Fully machined from a forged billet of stainless steel, the Voss is an exciting new blade design with a ball-width cavity, but many will still sway towards the classic and instantly recognisable Anser 2. The Bergen mallet is an evolution of the popular Ketsch, while the Oslo is a more compact mallet design.
Already a hit among Ping’s tour players, these new offerings are as pleasing on the eye as they are effective on the greens. Words Joel Tadman Picture Kim Porritt