The New Ping S159 Wedges – The Ultimate Guide

By on February 14, 2024

Ping S159 Wedges – New for 2024

Blending groundbreaking short-game performance with cutting-edge fitting technology, PING introduces the Ping s159 wedge series, a new generation of speciality wedges engineered to enhance spin and control for golfers around the greens.

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New Ping S159 Wedges

New Ping S159 WedgesTour-Inspired Design Appeals to All Golfers:

  • Extensive testing with PING tour players influenced the design for golfers of all skill levels.
  • The 8620 carbon steel head boasts a pleasing shape with a straighter lead edge, beneficial for full shots.
  • An elastomer insert behind the face provides a soft and responsive feel.
  • Available in Hydropearl 2.0 chrome or Midnight finishes for all 25 loft/grind combinations.

More Consistency and Control:

  • Precision-milled wheel-cut grooves ensure spin consistency in various conditions.
  • Micromax grooves for 54-to-62-degree options, tightly spaced for enhanced control.
  • Friction-adding face blast contributes to launch and spins control for precise wedge shots.

Proven Performance in Wet Conditions:

  • The s159 wedges excel in the “wet to dry” test, showcasing remarkable performance in controlled moist conditions.
  • The wet test, often termed the “spray-bottle test,” validates on-course advantages, providing clear short-game control.
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WebFit Wedge App for Easy Fitting:

  • The WebFit Wedge app allows golfers to determine the best wedge grind through a series of short game-related questions.
  • Fitting suggestions can be taken to a professional fitter for validation and further customization.

New PING WRX-Inspired Grinds:

  1. “H” or Half-Moon Grind:
    • Description: A shot-saving option tailored for players with steeper angles of attack, emphasizing handle manipulation and versatility.
    • Performance: Best suited for softer conditions.
    • Available Lofts: 54°, 56°, 58°, 60°
  2. “B” Grind:
    • Description: Designed for a shallow angle of attack and neutral face delivery, featuring a low-bounce design for forgiveness on square face shots.
    • Performance: Ideal for firmer conditions, with the sole width enhancing score-lowering performance.
    • Available Lofts: 58°, 60°
  3. “T” Grind:
    • Description: Our most versatile option allows players to manipulate the face for shot-making precision around the greens.
    • Performance: Ideal for medium to firm turf conditions.
    • Addition: A new 62-degree option has been introduced at the request of tour pros for enhanced versatility.
    • Available Lofts: 58°, 60°, 62° (new)
  4. “W” Grind:
    • Description: Maximizes forgiveness through the turf, catering to players with a steep angle of attack, handle lean, and a preference for a speciality wedge appearance.
    • Available Lofts: 54°, 56°, 58°, 60°
  5. “E” or Eye2 Grind:
    • Description: Continues a 40-year tradition as the ultimate bunker club, featuring relatively low bounce on square or slightly open-face shots.
    • Available Lofts: 54°, 56°, 58°, 60°
  6. “S” Grind:
    • Description: Fits a wide variety of conditions and techniques, with ample bounce in the mid-section for full shots and greenside versatility due to heel/trail edge relief.
    • New Addition: A new 48-degree option enhances gapping options.
    • Available Lofts: 46°, 48° (new), 50°, 52°, 54°, 56°, 58°, 60°
Ping S159 Wedges Grind

Ping S159 Wedges Grind


s159 Specifications:

  • Material: 8620 carbon steel head, elastomer insert, hydropearl 2.0 chrome or Midnight finish.
  • Stock Shafts: PING Z-Z115 wedge, PING Alta CB Black (SR, R, S).
  • Optional Stock Shafts: There are various options, including Dynamic Gold, KBS Tour, Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3, and more.
  • Stock Grip: PING 360 Dyla-Wedge Lite grip.
Ping S159 Wedges Specifications

Ping S159 Wedges Specifications

Shaft Options for the Ping S159 Wedges

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Ping has a large range of shafts to choose from that should suit all golfers, From Soft Regular to Extra Stiff and high and low kick points. The standard shaft options are exceptional, and Ping always feels these best match the heads and are a great choice, but if you are best suited to something different, they pretty much have you covered.

Ping S159 Wedges Shaft Options

Ping S159 Wedges Shaft Options

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