An Eye2 To The Past
By Torleif Sorenson on 10/16/14
The engineers and marketing people at Ping are bringing back an oldie-but-a-goodie — but only in wedge form. The Phoenix-based club manufacturer has announced that they are producing an updated version of their Eye2 wedges with their CNC-milled "Gorge" grooves on the clubface.
The original Eye2 irons and wedges debuted in 1982 and was among their biggest-selling clubs. Especially popular were the Eye2 irons and wedges manufactured from 1984 until 1990, because they featured the U-grooves that eventually resulted in a years-long Sturm und Drang between company founder Karsten Solheim and the USGA.
The new Eye2 wedges will feature the company's USGA-compliant Gorge grooves — the same ones used on Ping's Tour series of wedges. However, they will be available in only two versions:
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Mein Gott! Look at those lie angles. The shaft will be pointing at your nose.
Gromit5 - I think the standard lie for a wedge is 64*. I don't think 0.25-0.5* is anything that drastic.
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