As the Anser turns 50, the model continues to resonate with tour players and everyday golfers alike. George Archer became the first golfer to win a major with a Ping Anser putter when he was victorious at the 1969 Masters. Use it as much as you like so you can really know what the club will do for your game before you invest in it. Does anyone know if the clubs were the same for men and women? At the local Goodwill, he found a Ping Anser manganese bronze putter. The grip is very thin and obviously hand assembled. The most popular putter style of all time started with a drawing on a 78 r.
I happen to prefer Ray Cook Putters, Have used them for many many years and made more money with them in putting contests than anyn other putter!! The bottom of the dust jacket that Karsten Solheim used to create the initial design of the Ping Anser putter. He recently put it back in the bag last month at the Canadian Open and has stuck with it ever since. I took the first apart to replace the plastic ferule over the grip bottom and replaced it using the silver solder. If it has a Pat. Other big names to use the Anser early on included Gary Player and Tony Jacklin. I have a couple pre Acushnet that I recently acquired.
Putters, as we all know, come in many shapes and sizes. The Model 1A and 2A are almost identical besides their shaft entry. Since you sent your comment a few months ago, I. It is the 1A series. Knight after his hometown in upstate New York. It is, admittedly, a work in progress and probably always will be. His favorite story that he always seemed to told after we had had a few was when he interviewed Karstan and after the interview they played a round of golf that my father-in law won.
A toe balance putter like the Cash In works best with this type of putter swing. One day Solheim caught Arnold Palmer on the putting green and handed one to him. But, it is the exact putter on the cover shown above, and I am trying to figure out exactly what I have. Even though the company has been around barely 50 years, its putters may be extremely valuable depending on their model and type. A, the grip is black,golf pride, ping putter, made in U. Initially designed by Karsten Solheim in 1966 — the putter was sketched on a record sleeve, using the hole as a reference — the Anser style head would go on to become one of the most iconic putter designs in golf history. It is the 1A series.
If you are a putter collector you most likely have already heard of the site but if not go check it out. Louise Solheim's encouragement helped her husband, Karsten, push forward into the golf business. Feel free to check it out. Any information would be very helpful. They also sell some of their putters that have be reconditioned. Along with finishing second at Wyndham Championship, the 41-year-old led the field in strokes gained-putting plus 10.
It must be from the 60's or early 70's and by the look of the sticker, I would say it has never been used. To this day Woods still uses a Ping grip on his putter. You get to try it when, where, and how you want for two weeks before deciding if you want to buy it or not. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. From the looks of the grip and the imprinting on it, it won't be worth too much. The original ad for the Ping Anser that appeared in Golf World in 1966. Since that time there have been some 15 iterations of Anser putters, and no family of putters has been introduced by Ping without an Anser style.
D207227 it was manufactured after 1967 and before the above date. My dad showed me a new purchase yesterday. Most of the models are identified by photograph and stamp wording, which will allow you to know whether yours is one of the valuable early models. The toe and heel weights of these putters are sloped rather than squared and are not marked with ® symbols. Pong has it in their list 4500 I would like to sell it. A totally different feel, but immediate improvement. Palmer looked at it and told Solheim the face was caved in.
Mine has a hard rubber Grip Rite grip, not the original I would think. The cavity reads as follows, U. The first putters were made out of brass—a very soft metal. Scotty putters are as well balanced as any other putters, and putters vary in their balance within lines. If is is a Pat. He produced the Brakeman Bill show. Find some new material, eh? U-try gives you the freedom to test drive the club on your course, at your pace, with the golf ball you play.
Both Have Ping Anser Karsten Mfg. There have been 3 versions of the 85029, all Phoenix. Its design may have been inspired by Calamity Jane see below , and it won nearly as many majors. As it turned out, someone had dropped the club and dented the face. .