By Paul Myers

In an age of more and more modernization of club design among drivers, Ping has remained a little bit more traditional in terms of the looks of their clubs. That is not to say that they haven’t adapted to many of the new technologies that golfers expect to find, however, there is plenty of tech packed into the Ping i25 driver, and longtime Ping users will probably find the feel of the club refreshingly familiar. If you are one that has enjoyed success in the past with the Ping line of drivers, you will want to take a close look at the Ping i25 driver review.

Ping may be well-known for their putters, but there is nothing wrong with the clubs –both irons and drivers – that this company produces. In terms of the Ping i25 driver, there are many of the current technological elements in place so that you can fine tune your ball flight and get the exact performance you are looking for. When looking down at the club from the address position, many golfers will appreciate the simple design and subtle look that stands in contrast to some of the ‘louder’ drivers on the market.

Sole Weights for a Flatter Flight

Generally speaking, a relatively flat ball flight is a good thing for distance on your drives. When the ball is able to launch on a relatively high angle, but then not spin too much further up into the air, an optimal path is achieved and distance can be maximized. Drivers that apply too much spin to the golf ball will usually not net as much yardage because the ball will not carry as far and have minimal roll out when it hits the fairway.

To make sure they can offer a good ball flight from the Ping i25 driver, Ping has placed tungsten sole weights in the club head to keep the center of gravity lower and help the golfer create the desired flight. Those weights also help increase the moment of inertia, meaning you might find the club easier to hit straight as well. And as you probably already know, straight and long is a dangerous combination off the tee.

Adjust the Loft

Ping has also made their way into the adjustable club design field, offering Trajectory Tuning technology in the i25 to allow you to adjust the loft of your driver. The club is offered in 8.5*, 9.5*, and 10.5* models, and each is then adjustable plus or minus another half of a degree thanks to Trajectory Tuning. While that might seem like a subtle adjustment, it can make quite a difference when it comes to the final ball flight that you achieve. Whether you decide to make a change  before you head out for your round, or just want to find on loft and keep it there round after round, the Ping i25 driver offers many golfers the ability to get your loft just right.

In some ways, the Ping i25 driver is similar to past driver offerings that they have put onto the market, but it also adds some impressive new technologies as well. Taking the time to hit one of these drivers for yourself will let you feel what it can do for yourself and help you decide if it would be the right club to add to your bag.

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