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No information on i5 blade which would probably be traditional metal. They are concentrating on the big ti shovels for big bucks. Question whether a i5 blade would do any good in the market place since the i5s (not G5s) aren't doing that great and the S-59s just gather dust. Still having a tough time getting the i3+s out of DiMarco's bag that I saw this week.

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:yahoo: Not sure about that statement. I've heard from a buddy in the golf biz that the i5 is doing very well, and it is STUPID easy to hit, great irons.

 

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It's a relative thing. Every G5 set they get are gone within days. They always have sets of i5s but they do not compare to the G5s in sales. The S-59s DO NOT SELL. These aren't small shops these are multi million dollar sales shops.

 

By the way more and more of the i5s and G5s are coming back with rust problems in the cavities and grooves. Great irons performance wise but Ping has definitely degraded the Guyson finish (unclear if this is a result of EPA dictates).

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No information on i5 blade which would probably be traditional metal. They are concentrating on the big ti shovels for big bucks. Question whether a i5 blade would do any good in the market place since the i5s (not G5s) aren't doing that great and the S-59s just gather dust. Still having a tough time getting the i3+s out of DiMarco's bag that I saw this week.

 

Ping had better be very careful with the Ti shovel route. The Armour Ti-100's virtually bankrupted the company.

 

Quite frankly I don't see the point. The G5's (GI iron) are really selling well, so wouldn't they almost be competing with their own product? I guess they are trying to capture some of the success Cally is getting with the Fusions.

 

By sure to keep us updated sandy. :yahoo:

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