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Short Game Setup - Grip


I have to assume you have a personal grip preference but please note the following:

i)    Grip pressure is very significant in the short game.  Most golfers hold the club too tightly, whereas a more relaxed but firm grip will offer greater feel and control of the club.

ii)    Some adaptations of the grip position can be of great benefit to a golfer.  Please note in almost all cases it’s only the upper hand (e.g. left hand for a right hander) that successful players vary most.

Short Game Golf Grip

Weaker grip - shows only 1 or 2 knuckles of left hand.

Stronger grip - shows 3 or 4 knuckles of left hand.

Finger grip - holding the club more in the fingers - middle 2 of right hand and last 3 of left hand usually equates to an active hand action.

Palm grip - position the club more into the palms usually equates to a passive hand action.

Short Game Golf Grip Palms Grip

 

 

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