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Understanding the Ping Colour Chart & Dot System

By on January 17, 2020

Ping Colour Chart – can you understand it?

Are you looking for a new set of Ping golf clubs? Understanding the ping colour chart and colour code system used by Ping will enable you to select a set that best suits your game. Ping’s unique colour code refers to lie angle, which is the angle between the clubs shaft and the sole of the club, in relation to its length. Sounds very technical, but it really isn’t and by checking the chart below you will find out the best club set up for you.

It is so important to make sure you get the best out of your clubs. Buying new golf clubs is a big investment and by custom fitting them correctly, this can improve your shot making and create better scores.

Step One :- Once you have downloaded your Ping Colour Code Chart from Ping.com you can see that you have overall height measurements along the top and wrist to floor measurements down the side. If you want to use a metric scale you need to look at the bottom.5% Off Ping Golf Clubs

Step Two :- Firstly you need to see if you suit a longer or shorter shaft. Find your overall height along the top and immediately underneath you will see any alteration if needed. For example, if you are between 5ft 7inches and 6ft 1inch you should be a standard length, but it you are either side of this you will need to have shafts extended or decreased by the measurement recommended.

Step Three :- If you then intersect your overall height with your wrist to floor measurement you will clearly see the colour band that best suits your size. Currently there are 12 colours  ranging from maroon to gold. As a general rule, the taller you are the more upright you will need your clubs, as against the shorter you are the more flatter you will be. Your lie angle measurement is stated under the colour which is also handy to know especially if you already have a custom fit set of clubs from other manufactures and are trying to compare.

Step Four :- If you are bordering between two colour codes, according to Pings website you need to determine whether your ball flight with your iron shots are typically a fade, slice, hook or draw. If you want to reduce your fade or slice then choose a more upright colour code opposed to if you want to reduce your hook or draw then choose a flatter colour.

Here at “The Golf Shop Online” we acknowledge the importance of custom fitting and firmly advise that when ordering a new set of clubs, you seek advice from your local golf professional, club fitter, or you can get in contact with ourselves and we can put you through to our Professional staff.

If you want to discuss any aspects of the Ping colour chart or want to run through your recommendation then please email or call our team of professionals who will be willing to offer advice. Our email address is sales@thegolfshoponline.co.uk and our phone number is 01626 830537

 

New Ping Colour Code Chart

 

 

Click here to see our full range of Ping Golf Irons of which all can be custom built to your individual specification.

For 2019 Ping have released the newest addition to there G range, with G410 and Gi500 Irons. Standard lie in the Ping G is yellow meaning a slightly more upright club and the G Crossover has a standard colour of blue with is only 0.75 degree upright.

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Andrew Probert

About Andrew Probert

I am the Manager of the GolfShopOnline and have worked in the golf retail industry for over 18 years.

24 Comments

  1. Don

    July 23, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    How do you measure to your wrist …. Golf position (wrist to floor) or standing upright??

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  3. Paul walker

    September 7, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    I had my ping golf clubs fitted for me about 10 years ago they are g5 white dot I’m now 62 and feel I need them refitting I’m 5-11 in height and think I may need a green dot

    • Joseph Jones

      May 8, 2019 at 10:20 am

      Hi, thank you for your comment, our best advice is to get a new fitting from a PGA Professional who can then help determine what your specifications should be

  4. Core Golf

    September 15, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Great!!! Thanks for sharing this information. I really enjoy reading this blog.

    • Joseph Jones

      May 8, 2019 at 10:19 am

      Hi, thank you for your comment, glad you enjoyed reading!

  5. Clarence

    March 25, 2019 at 7:44 am

    I want an set of used ping clubs but don’t want to spend more than 250 for them

    • Joseph Jones

      May 8, 2019 at 10:10 am

      Hi, thank you for your comment, unfortunately we do not sell used clubs

  6. David Thompson

    April 24, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    My lady friend has a set of Ping Serene irons which she purchased new when they were the latest model from America Golf . The wedges have red dot markings but the other irons have NO colour coding so ” what are they ?

    • Joseph Jones

      May 8, 2019 at 10:10 am

      Hi David, thank you for your comment, PING irons will have a serial number on the hosel, our best advice is to call PING direct and provide them with this number, they will then be able to tell you the full specification off these clubs which will include the colour code.

  7. Randall Davis

    May 12, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    I swing using Moe Norman’s method. My arms and the club are on the same straight plane throughout. My question is how do you use the Ping color codes to fit this type of swing?

  8. George Holobinko

    July 15, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Just purchased a set of G410’s, 5-UW green dot. I’m 5’5”
    So had 1/2” removed from shaft length. They are green dot which just seems like a little too much of an upward lie to me but you’re the experts. I’ll play a few more rounds before I make a decision about changing. Is it possible at all for ping to re-adjust to a lie angle more suited to my play if that ends up being the case? Love ping and from experience have found them to be the absolute best on the market, would hate to be stuck with clubs that aren’t quite suited for my play, not possible for me to order a new set of clubs either. Please lmk. Thank you so much! Hit em straight& long! Also, no ping grips or iron head covers with new clubs? Was disappointed. $1200 for a set of irons should warrant new ping head covers or a coupon for a new bag or towards a ping driver/woods. Thank you and I’m awaiting your response.

  9. Mark

    November 14, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    I use to play with blue spot but now I’m hitting it more of the toe so I have been put on white spot will this help

    • Joseph Jones

      November 22, 2019 at 11:29 am

      Hi Mark,

      Thank you for your comment, yes this should help to get you striking from the centre off the club face.

  10. Rusty

    January 2, 2020 at 2:26 am

    I came upon a used set of G700, white dot. I intended to flip em for a profit,,,, Just to see, I played with them twice, and love em. However, at 5’-8” with a wrist to floor of 32”,, the charts say red or even orange dot,,, I picked these up to resell them, but I hit them great, just wondering if it’s just “ beginners luck” since the white dot is so far away from what the charts say,

  11. hung

    January 20, 2020 at 3:19 am

    i am 5’3 with 28inch wrist to floor which do should i choose ?

    • Liam Parker

      Liam Parker

      February 25, 2020 at 3:05 pm

      Hi Hung, thank you for your message based on your measurements we would recommend Gold Dot Lie angle

  12. Marianne

    March 9, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    I am so excited right now after reading this! Thank you!

  13. geno toloczko

    April 22, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    I have a set of ping isi white dot beryllium clubs that I picked up lefthanded. I am about 6feet or more and 67 years old. are these the right fit for me.

    • Andrew Probert

      Andrew Probert

      April 30, 2020 at 10:14 am

      Hi Geno. It is so important to get properly fit for Ping so to maximise your performance. The best advise I can give is to review to our blog post on understanding the Ping colour code. This will at first allow you to see if the grip, length and lie(colour dot) are correct. With regard the best shaft and flex that will be best checked during a fitting. Your local pro should be able to help with this. If not, feel free to call us. Best wishes

  14. Keith wilson

    June 24, 2020 at 6:51 am

    I have a set of Ping H iron gold ( yellow ) dot. I’m 5ft 9 and wrist to floor of 32 inches. I want to purchase ping g700, what’s the correct offset colour for me ?

    • Liam Parker

      Liam Parker

      June 25, 2020 at 11:43 am

      Hi Keith,

      Looking at the chart, you should be looking at a red dot which is 1 Degree flat.

  15. Lon Trice

    July 9, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    The wrist to floor measurement is that standing upright?

    • Liam Parker

      Liam Parker

      July 14, 2020 at 10:54 am

      Hi,

      Wrist to floor is measured standing upright.

      Kind regards,

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