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Understanding the Ping Colour Chart & Dot System

By on January 17, 2019

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 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 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.


  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

      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

      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

      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

      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?

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