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Ping fitting experience

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Went to get fitted yesterday at local ping dealership by a ping rep. I'm 5-9 and according to pings chart I would be a yellow, however the ping rep put me at green a d thats what i ordered.I'm actually border line between yellow and green. I'm pretty new to golf and not familiar with the fitting process so here I am second guessing myself as the fitting process wasn't as in depth as I thought it would be. I guess my question is being that I'm in between colors, is it really gonna matter being that I can have ping readjust them if needed as my game improves?
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It's not going to matter all that much if you're in between.  A few years ago PING actually added color codes to fill in any gaps to the lie angle system.  For example, Yellow is new, use to go Blue then Green as the lies got more upright.  I'm pretty sure the difference between each color code now is .75 degrees, so pretty narrow gaps.

Edit: Yep found this http://thesandtrap.com/t/8775/new-ping-color-codes

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Thanks, that helps. I will trust the fitters judgement and stick with the green. I can always readjust later if my swing changes
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