Ping to sell limited number of Bubba Watson pink drivers
Only good news as Ping Golf is planning on selling 5,000 of the limited edition Pink drivers by Bubba Watson with money going to charity.
|Bubba Watson's pink G20 driver will be on sale starting June 1. (Getty Images)|
When Bubba Watson announced he would be hitting a pink-headed G20 Ping driver in late January, the idea was to benefit charity. All season long, anytime the long-hitting lefty would smoke a ball 300 yards or more, a donation of $300 would be made to a Phoenix-based charity.
Problem was, guys like you and me couldn't get our hands on one of the most unique golf clubs ever made.
That was, until Bubba used that golf club to win his first major championship on Sunday at the Masters. Demand increased, and Ping decided to add more to their charity push, announcing on Tuesday that 5,000 of the golf clubs would be made and sold to the public, with 5 percent of proceeds heading to the same charity push called "Bubba & Friends Drive to a Million," in hopes of raising $1 million for cancer research.
I've talked to some people at Ping, and the best way for you to get your hands on one of the exclusive golf clubs is to call your local golf dealer and just ask if they're getting any. The demand has been so high even the Ping Golf website went down on Tuesday because of an increase of traffic, but there will be some out there and you'll be able to drive the ball like Bubba does, if nothing else, in the same color.
Sales start on June 1 and the clubs are going for $430.
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