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Why golf grip size does and doesn't matter

Posted by Carol Suh on

  Golf grip sizing is always a hotly debated topic. And now that more golfers are entering, or coming back to, the sport (SIP has been kind to golf, hasn't it?), we thought it would be helpful to set the record straight.   SETTING UP YOUR SHOT FOR SUCCESS Before diving into grip sizing, it's important to note that many different factors come into play with your golf shots. The grip may seem insignificant especially next to the head and shaft. And understandably so.   First there’s the loft and lie of your clubs. Are you getting the right amount...

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Do I need to trim my iron shafts?

Posted by Carol Suh on

  Shaft Trimming: A Tale of 2 Shafts Iron shafts come in either uncut lengths (usually 41" or 42"), OR discrete lengths. Both types require some amount of trimming.   Uncut iron shafts usually mean the shaft is a parallel tip (0.370") shafts. One of the reasons parallel tip shafts exist is so that club-builders can keep minimal stock on hand. Instead of stocking individual shafts for every club, the same shaft can be tip trimmed to fit any iron club. In additional to trimming the tip, you'll then need to trim the butt end, to achieve the final desired club length.   ...

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Can new golf grips make a difference?

Posted by Carol Suh on

  You can probably guess, being that we sell grips and have helped over a million golfers around the world find the right grip for their game, our answer to this question is a resounding "YES!" (no surprise there).    But there's a longer answer with a lot more to it.   Golf grips are the only part of the golf club that you touch. This is where the transfer of energy begins, and having a new grip means a higher percentage of energy from your swing will make it down the shaft through the head and to the ball. It's physics, really. ...

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Wedge Shafts: 3 Reasons You Need a Specialized Wedge Shaft

Posted by Lynn Berkowitz on

Many players use the same iron shaft in their wedge clubs. But here are 3 reasons why you might want to consider a specially designed wedge shaft for your high pitching clubs, and how they can help your game.   #1) Your wedge game is about accuracy Playing the same shaft as your irons in your wedge clubs may downplay the importance of your wedge game. When you're making your approach shot, you want your wedge to perform with as much precision and accuracy as possible. Getting the ball closest to the pin is the goal. With the USGAs 2010 regulation...

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UV Resistant Golf Grips | What You Need to Know

Posted by Oliver Price on

IS THE SUN SHORTENING THE LIFE OF YOUR GRIPS?It's common knowledge to replace your grips 2x a season. But the reason for this isn't as commonly known. Most grips can't last as long as you'd like because of exposure to the elements and the breakdown of materials over time. Also, the more you swing your clubs, the weaker the grip material becomes due to normal stress, and wear-and-tear. But did you know, the exposure to UV rays is also a major factor in how quickly a grip breaks down. UV rays are a type of powerful radiation that over time, breaks down...

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