A little easier to tell apart than the TaylorMade above, you can see that the font used for the number 9 denoting the loft is slightly different on the fake left. Obviously written by a PGA Pro I do not believe I have read through anything like that before. You must log in or register to reply here. Be aware of fraudulent PING clubs. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. In this example the counterfeit club is on the left.

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Watch out for counterfeit Ping G15 drivers

At a glance these 2 Ping G10 irons look identical. The shafts are of the same clubs — and again, the impostor is the top one. The serial number matches that of the fraudulent G15 driver noted and pictured above. I think I’ll just stop buying new toys and work on my swing. BaldTexan 63 years old.

Counterfeit Scotty Cameron Cover. The inner most curve on the counterfeit putter is also much thicker than the original version, most likely as a result of less accurate manufacturing and probably cheaper tools used in the milling. Fall colors pre peak. On the left, a cheap imitation. TaylorMade serial numbers are normally put on with a laser and are smooth to h15 touch just like most counterfeit clubs.


Another difference is on the toe. I am reading about this as I have also been bitten. The genuine is still fully stuck to the carbon insert.

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Register for free today! The cosmetic differences are not immediately obvious unless you are inspecting dozens of genuine FT-Is on a daily basis; Note how the three squares denoting whether draw, fae or neutral model are fractionally bigger on the fake; the black plastic ferrule covering the join of the shaft to the head is slightly thinner — and the metal band slightly wider.

Joined Jul 31, Messages 4, Location Leeds. Posted 26 June – Does anyone know if the Ping G20 fakes play as good as the real Ping G20s?

In fact the paint on the genuine had just worn away – a prime example of how costs are saved when counterfeits are being manufactured. In this first photo the edges to the white sections on the counterfeit are not as sharp as the ones on the genuine club from TaylorMade. I always shake and take off my hat and never wear a hat indoors.

Brian Peck 27 years old. The more eagle eyed of you will also notice that the black dot on the hosel of the fake club is smaller than on the original. Yep they look exactly like your fake photo. Note how the band enclosing the arrow on the fake is slightly thinner — and that the arrow is a slightly stronger colour.


From the back we can see more differences. Like the driver the fill on the Cleveland logo is a slightly different colour. Pretty sure you’ve got a fake ; The first thing I noticed was that the driver was 9. They can give you the details of the club. I thought Ping had pulled all their online business, and only sold via shops now?

You can also see that the width of the red section on the counterfeit is ffake than on the real club. Callie is made with a stepless shaft – which was not match by the crooks – and the grip was a very poor imitation made from a much harder rubber.

Watch out for counterfeit Ping G15 drivers Started by br61Jun 03 So my league partner and I slot headed to the heated driving range.

He got it on Ebay and I will try to find out the seller’s name. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Posted 03 June –