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The Correct Way to Grip a Golf Club

Apr 22, 2020 9:32 AM

American golfer Ben Hogan once said, "Great golf starts with a decent grasp," and yet the golf hold is one of the most important yet disregarded fundamental parts of the golf swing. The golf grasp is the main physical association among you and the golf club, so the hold can ultimately decide the result of your swing. The right golf grasp will allow you to shoot straighter, progressively strong shots, as the hold controls the face position of the club at impact. The methodology illustrated are specifically geared for the right-handed golfer, so for a left-handed golfer, just opposite the techniques. These basic hold methods are appropriate for the fledgling as well as the seasoned golfer who needs a regular grasp adjust. 

Starting Out 

In a standing position, let your arms hang naturally by your sides. 

Starting with the left hand, and proceeding with that same hand position with your arm close by, take the handle of the golf club, with the face of the club situated square to the target. The butt end of the club should rest just underneath the heel pad of your hand, broadening the club diagonally across the fingers. The club should touch the base of the pinkie finger and simply above the principal joint of the forefinger. A great many people make the mistake of holding the club in the palm of the hand. In fact, the club ought to sit across the fingers of the left hand. Notice the dabs on the glove in the image, sketching out the right placement of the left hand on the golf club. 

Imagine as you hold the golf club with your left hand, that you are facing a clock, with the shaft of the club at 12 o'clock. Place the thumb of the left hand on the hold of the club at one o'clock. You ought to have the option to see the knuckles of the record and center fingers of the left hand. You currently have the right left hand grasp of your golf club. 

Presently position your correct hand with the pad of your correct thumb resting over the left thumb. The club should rest diagonally across the fingers of the correct hand as well, not in the palm. Notice the spots on the correct hand in the image, plotting the right situation of the club in the correct hand. 

Utilizing the clock analogy again, place your correct thumb at 11 o'clock. You presently have the right hand grasp of your golf club. 

So as to affirm that your hands are in their appropriate position, the "V" that is shaped by the thumb and pointer of each hand should point simply inside your correct shoulder. 

Your correct pinkie finger can overlap or interlock with the left pointer relying upon the style of hold that you like. 

Three Styles of Golf Grips 

The Vardon or overlap hold is the most popular grasp. In the overlap grasp the pinkie finger of the correct hand rests in the space between the forefinger and the center finger. 

For the interlock hold, the pinkie finger of the correct hand snares under the pointer of the left hand, resting between the file and center fingers. 

The baseball or 10-finger grasp is a hold utilized generally by tenderfoot and junior golfers, and those with small hands. For this style of grasp, the left hand is placed first at the finish of the club, with the correct hand immediately beneath it, as you would on the off chance that you were holding a baseball bat. In the demonstration beneath, the club is held upwards, so the correct hand appears on top. In the event that the club were laying on the ground in the natural take away position, the correct hand would be beneath the left. 

Finally, the hold pressure is also an important factor to culminating your grasp and delivering a decent golf shot. On a scale of one to 10, with 10 being the most grounded, utilize a hold weight of about a three or four.

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