Golf gloves are designed to fit like a second skin, tightly around your hand and fingers. To determine your golf glove size, measure the circumference of your glove hand around the knuckles. If you’re right-handed, measure your left hand. If you’re left-handed, measure your right hand.
How do you know what size gloves to buy?
To ascertain your glove size:
- Pass a tape measure around the widest part of your hand – usually over your knuckles, excluding the thumb.
- The result, in inches, is your glove size – e.g. if your hand measures 7 inches, you are a glove size 7.
- If you are between two sizes, round down to the lower of the two.
How are golf gloves supposed to fit?
A golf glove should fit like a second skin, so there is no interruption or excess material between your hand, the grip and the club itself. When you think about golf, the closest point of contact that you have between you, the golfer, and the club is the grip.
Should a golf glove be loose or tight?
Ideally, a golf glove should be like a second skin. That means nice and tight across the palm of your hand and through the fingers. No loose material.
How do I measure my hand for gloves?
Wrap the measuring tape around your palm, just below the knuckles, not including the thumb. Glove size should be measured in inches. Round up to the nearest half inch. For Proper Cloth gloves, we highly recommend purchasing a half inch larger size (e.g. if your hand measures 8.5″, purchase a glove size 9).
What happens if golf glove is too big?
Upwards of 50% of golfers are estimated to be wearing the wrong glove size. Most are wearing a glove that is too big. Your glove is the closest point of contact with your club; it should fit like a second skin. Any movement between hand and glove could compromise your swing.
What is the difference between cadet and regular golf glove?
Cadet size gloves have slightly shorter finger lengths and a wider palm and back of the hand relative to “regular” size gloves.
Do golf gloves stretch over time?
If they are cared for properly, they will remain soft and last much longer. After a day of golfing in the rain, the glove may be stretch back into shape and air dried naturally. It is important to opt for a glove that is somewhat snug. Leather gloves stretch slightly over time.
What is cadet golf glove size?
Cadet sizes are the same as Men’s across the palm, but are 1/4” shorter in the fingers. A SIZE TIP: Check the tag inside the MG Golf Glove you’re using now.
Is golf glove too small?
A golf glove should fit pretty snugly on your hand, but it shouldn’t be so tight that you can ‘t move your fingers. If a golf glove is too loose, it won’t help you grip the club as well as it should. However, if it’s too tight, you can actually do more damage to your hand than good.
What hand should golf glove go on?
Right hand or left? However, you may be wondering why golfers only wear a glove on one hand. This is because a golf glove is usually worn on the weaker, or ‘lead’ hand, which the hand on the top of the grip. This means that if you are a right-handed player, you should be looking for a left-handed glove, and vice versa.