PING now has a new player in the family with the Sahith Theegla PING signing
PING pros have a proven success rate with performance
When it comes to the top drivers and clubs, PING has always been known to be a leading brand for golf mavens, and has been a staple in the PGA TOUR. PING pros have had about nine victories within tournament play, summing up to a total of 40% tournaments contributions.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic but all golf to a halt, PING pro, Tyrell Hatton won the Arnold Plamer Invitational event in March using a PING G410 plus. A total of seven PING pros; Victor Horland, Sebastian Munoz, Cameron Champ, Joaquin Niemann, and Hatton have all held trophies this season.
Recently this week, PING has signed an endorsement contract with 22-year-old, highly vetted rookie Sahith Theegala. The young star has had some tremendous success in his game as an amateur. In his amateur days back in 2017, Theegala competed in two TOUR events where he finished T-49 at the Genesis Open, while at the U.S Open at Erin Hills G.C, he rounded up as top 67.
PING signing of Sahith Theegla was inevitable
Sahith Theegala has proven to be a young star in the making. He won a three-time NCAA All-American at Pepperdine University during his senior year, where he won two tournaments and consecutive top finishes. Furthermore, recently in January, this young star went wire-to-wire to claim the victory at the Australian Master of the Amateurs at Victoria Golf Club.
“We’re delighted by the success Sahith has enjoyed at every level, and for all the awards and accolades coming his way — they are well deserved,” said PING President John K. Solheim. “He’s played PING clubs for years, so we’ve had a front-row seat for his steady rise. We’ve watched him win and seen him battle back from injury to win again, which is evidence of his commitment and desire to succeed at the highest level.”
Sahith Theegala, has also recently bagged the 2020 Haskins Award, coming out as the best player in men’s college golf. The golf pro from Pepperdine University has done well for himself and made quite an impression. He also received the prestigious Ben Hogan Award has he came the top of most amateur competition over the past 12 months.
Theegla explains how PING clubs helped improve his game
“It’s really gratifying to reach this point where I can pursue my lifelong dream, and the people at Ping have been an important part of my support network,” said Theegala. “PING clubs have always felt comfortable; they fit my swing perfectly, and provide me the confidence I need to take this next step in my career. I’m looking forward to representing Ping, a company that enjoys a reputation for engineering the highest-performing golf equipment in the world.”
The Sahith Theegla PING signing will require the young star from Pepperdine University to play with at least a minimum of 11 PING clubs, two of these clubs must include a driver and putter. These requirements won’t seem to be a problem for Theegala who currently makes use of the company’s G410 LST driver, G410 hybrid, PING TR 1966 Anser 2 putter, and Glide 2.0 wedges among others.
Branded headwear will also be a part of the requirements
The Sahith Theegla PING signing will also require him to wear PING branded headwear and the company the company’s staff bag. However, the financial terms of this deal were not disclosed. The young golf pro, who is at a remarkable 6ft 3in, had a stunning 62 at the Outlaw Tour’s Lone Tree Classic in Arizona earlier this month, where he finished joint third. He will be making his first Tour pro debut at the Rocket Mortgage Classic from July 2-5, where he will be playing on a sponsor’s exemption.
In case you’re wondering what’s in the bag:
Driver – PING G410 LST
Hybrid – PING G410
Irons – PING iBlade and Blueprint
Wedges – PING Glide 2.0
Putter – PING TR 1966 Anser 2, among others.
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