Jeff Ellis Golf Auctions | BooksBy: David Dusek April 24, am. Last year Ping celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Anser putter, one of the most iconic and copied pieces of golf equipment ever. Written by Jeffery B. Ellis, the book is filled with family stories, nearly 1, photographs, drawings of clubs and mechanical devices, and lists of every player who has won a top professional tournament using a Ping putter. I hardly slept that night. Not only was his new putter a step forward in putter design, it had a unique musical marketing angle. The book details the creation and development of woods, irons, wedges, putters and even Ping golf balls.
“And the Putter Went PING”
And The Putter Went Are you a fan of PING, innovation, family, integrity and maybe even humor too? Featuring nearly pictures, many unreleased, the new book chronicles the innovative and influential history of PING. Not with respect to technology, but rather morals. PING does things right and it does them with integrity. I have yet to find a single golfer or industry insider that has ever said a single negative thing about this company.
It takes readers behind the scenes of a genuine American success story that began in the family garage of Karsten Solheim, a Norwegian immigrant and mechanical engineer who invented the PING putter in A limited edition with padded leather binding and gilded edges has a U. It is written by Jeffery B. More than 70 people were interviewed and thousands of hours were spent researching the company archives and industry periodicals to help illustrate the rich and influential history of the brand named for the sound made by its first product — the PING 1A putter. The book is a reflection of our never-ending commitment to making golf more enjoyable, and a tribute to all the golfers who have relied on PING products to play their best. The unmatched success of the Anser putter and its continued influence on putter design more than 50 years after its invention is covered in detail.
It offers a comprehensive dive into the rich history of the company, which started in the garage of Karsten Solheim in , and its technological advancements throughout the years. Written by Jeffrey B. Solheim, John A. The book was written over 4. The book is a reflection of our never-ending commitment to making golf more enjoyable, and a tribute to all the golfers who have relied on PING products to play their best. We share your golf passion.