It might be smarter to just stop buying new stuff until the counterfeits are no longer there to fool and confuse, though how the consumer will determine when that happens remains a mystery to me. The serial number obtained from the photograph of the above mentioned driver in the Google search noted above pointed to this G10 driver recently sold on ebay in the UK. Where did he buy them? As with the heads and shafts of the clubs, the colors will most of the time be a little off. You can also see that the width of the red section on the counterfeit is wider than on the real club. This show the quality of the paint used on fake golf clubs is a lot poorer than that of the genuine articles. If not, please start a new topic.
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In this photo the genuine Ping G10 iron is on the left and the fake on the right.
Counterfeit Ping G15 Hybrid
Search Advanced Search section: One difference in this image is the grey fill on the Cleveland logo. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it’s still relevant. Pijg of the putter will be different because of the material used.
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Fake Ping G15 vs Real Ping G15 – Everything Else! – MyGolfSpy Forum
Forums New posts Search forums. Looking at the images attached there are a number of obvious flaws you can look out for.
How do you know if a club is a fake? Can you not log the serial number via the Ping website and see what happens. When arrived they came from China.
Dake and I stand to be corrected, but don’t Ping and TM in particular on supply certain recommended online retailers they have entered in sales agreements with. The differences in this photo I’m pleased to say are a little more obvious. To avoid suspicion, sellers of counterfeit golf clubs tend to charge the same prices you would expect to pay for the genuine article.
Finish will most likely be different. We’d love to have you! We got a customer come into re-glue his driver he bought in China, a Ping G15 Buying legal from the new market guarantees a “legal” second hand product in the future There is a half moon on the crown on the counterfeit, but the real thing is solid black.
A guy at my home course received this G15 driver from a member for a reshaft. I think a well published data base that delineates the differences between counterfeits and the real thing would help consumers much.
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Just not much golf to talk about with the feet of snow on the ground. As you can q in the pictures, there are a few differences that stand out more than others. If there is Velcro or other closing mechanism, it will be of poor quality and many times will not work correctly.
Big Bud Golf: Counterfeit PING Clubs
So much so that OEM’s are less inclined to entertain questions about the authenticity of serial numbers. Complete with head cover.
The one on the right is not. Almost everything is wrong — the font for 19 degree and 5W, the ferrule, the colours.
Counterfeit Golf Clubs
More helpful would be the active prosecution by OEM’s of any and all distributors of counterfeit products. Oddsocks Ryder Cup Winner Aug 5, In addition, the club as you can see is noticeably larger than the genuine article.
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