Bubba Watson's Pink Driver: Special Edition Club for Charity Is Great Idea

Nicholas Goss@@NicholasGoss35Correspondent IApril 10, 2012

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08:  Bubba Watson of the United States drives off the eighth tee during the final round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The awesome pink-colored Ping driver that Bubba Watson used to win the green jacket at the Masters this past weekend will soon be available to the public when Ping releases a special edition of the club in golf shops everywhere starting June 1.

According to About.com, Ping will sell a limited edition of the G20 driver model that is all pink, just like the one Watson used at Augusta. The MSRP of the club is $430, which is certainly a lot of money, but for the golf enthusiast, it's worth it.

Ping announced today that a limited edition all-pink version of its G20 driver, the same model used by Watson, will be available at golf shops on or around June 1, 2012. Five-percent of proceeds from pink driver sales will go to the fund-raising campaign known by the unwieldy name of "Bubba Long in Pink. Driven by PING." All funds raised as part of the campaign - which also included up-front donations from Ping, plus another $300 for every 300-yard drive by Bubba - go to Phoenix-area charities selected by Ping with Watson's input.

Here is a picture of the driver. (Courtesy Ping.com)

Source: www.Ping.com
Source: www.Ping.com

Not only can you own a sweet-looking club, you can also help a worthy cause. It's a win-win situation for everyone involved.

5,000 of these drivers will be made available for purchase, and you can bet they won't last long. This driver not only looks nice, it is a really good club used for performance whether you are an experienced golfer or a casual player. 

This is a great decision by Ping to allow golfers like you and me to own a club like Watson's and help charity at the same time. 

Will you purchase one of these pink Ping drivers?

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