Louise Solheim, who gave Ping’s iconic putter the name Anser, has died

Louise Solheim, the wife of the late Ping Golf founder Karsten Solheim and by choice a silent partner in the family business, died on Saturday. She was 99.“Our mother preferred working behind the scenes,” their son Allan D. Solheim said in a news release. “Karsten’s tinkering with putter designs in our garage began as a hobby, but it quickly turned into a thriving business. From the beginning, my mother assumed the administrative side of the business, allowing Karsten to focus on club