By Nick Bonfield published
The new Ping G30 hybrids are designed to offer a seamless transition from long, or even mid irons, into easier to hit hybrid clubs. Here we reveal all the pictures and give you all the info you need to know.
The Ping G30 hybrid face has been made square at impact thanks to a flatter top rail and higher heel. This should inspire confidence and aid alignment at address.
Like the Ping G30 fairway, the face on the hybrid has been made uniform in thickness with a 17-4 stainless steel that uses a stronger heat-treatment process to make it thin but strong.
The forgiveness on offer has also been increased thanks to weighting in the heel and toe and a large heel pad that lowers the CG position.
Progressive centre of gravity and hosel positions help to ensure that each Ping G30 hybrid produces a different flight and distance. The higher flight on offer from each club also means that the ball lands more steeply and stops quicker.
Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel with The Masters and USPGA respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x
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