Tinkering With Your Golf Grip

I have used the same golf grip for about 15 years now. After trying all three, I settled on the interlocking grip.

I have talked about this in the past, but I have also played with my hand position and met little success. However, I have found that many amateurs like to tinker (or adjust) with their grip on the golf course as a means to try and improve their golf swing. I think this process is folly, but not my place to comment on their own path to success.

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How to Chip With Authority

Golf is made up of many different golf shots. Next to putting, I find that chipping garners the most strokes during my round. I have never actually counted (might do that for fun), but I know from my other stats that chipping is an important aspect of scoring well. Understanding this for some time, I dedicated a great deal of time at the beginning of the season to significantly improve my close to the green game.

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Adjusting Your Golf Grip

In many instances, adjusting can replaced with words like: modify, alter, fine-tune, or rejig. The challenge of adjusting your grip ripples throughout your entire swing and as such, should be saved for the range. However, this is a discussion for another day. Today, I want to talk about why adjusting your golf grip can be a good thing. I have substantially changed my grip three times over my career and each time it brought my game to a new level.

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How Tight to Grip a Golf Club

Gripping a golf club is fundamental to a good swing. How we grip a club is a much talked about topic. It is one of the most popular posts at The Grateful Golfer and continues to grow in popularity. The mechanics of holding a club is very much a personal choice. There really is no right or wrong answer if the grip works for you. However, as less talked about topic is to how tightly to grip a golf club. How much pressure his applied to the grip to ensure the maximum movement and flexibility of our hands and wrists to maximize power during contact? Continue reading

The Most Popular Golf Grip

The golf grip sets up many parts of your golf swing. It is important to use the grip best for your game, but sometimes that is hard to determine. There are three main golf grips used by most players and depending on your skill level, physical ability, and comfort level, each grip is suited for your golf game. Continue reading