Basic Golf Tips For Improving Your Driving: The Grip
Tee shots are an important part of your game. By taking the best shot at this starting point you can make sure that you make fewer shots before you get to the putting green. However, it is important to note that to make the right shot with the right power and hence distance of travel, you will need a strong grip. When you hold the club in your hands correctly you will be able to ensure that the club travels naturally through the swing hitting the ball squarely and preventing it from veering to the left or right.
There are three ways of gripping a golf club, overlapping grip, ten-finger grip and the interlocking grip. Let’s take a detailed look at each of these grips.
10 Finger Grip
This grip is best suited for beginners. It is simple to master and more or less seems natural. To hold the club using this grip, place both hands on the shafts grip and clench with the fingers lying on top of each other. This grip is however disadvantageous as it results in less control when swinging the golf club. The grip is also though to allow the golfer’s dominant hand to take control of the swing which is not good for your game. However it is still great for practice.
This grip is preferred among most professional golfers due to some of its associated advantages. To grip the club, begin from the ten-finger grip and then place the pinky on the right hand in between the index finger and middle finger of the left hand in an interlocking fashion. One of the most important benefits is the ability to easily rotate hands for better positioning of the golf club for accurate impact. This interconnected grip allows the fingers to move against each other without ever getting disconnected.
The Overlapping Grip
This grip is also another popular choice for pro golfers. For this grip you will also begin from the ten finger grip and then place the pinky on the right hand between the gap of the index and middle finger of the left hand. This grip has served many professionals faithfully in their careers and should also be considered.
It is recommended that you try out different grips so as to make sure that you learn which one is best for you. Once you have a preference stick to it.
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Review green fees and other expenses not included in your golf holiday package. You want to make sure there are no hidden fees or surprises that could make your trip a bust.
Make plans flexible. Be open to doing other activities besides golf. Make the most of your time on the course and be considerate of other golfers.
Have a list of must-pack items created before you pack. You can get this information from other golfers you know that have taken a similar holiday. You can also review this information through trusted golf publications offering travel tips. You will also want to learn about how to take items you will use on the course such as golf clubs. You could have them sent ahead to your destination before your arrival.
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