The grip of the golf club should sit diagonally across your fingers into the palm of your left hand. When you close your left hand, you should be able to see the knuckles of your left index and middle fingers.
How far up should you grip the golf club?
How far down the golf club should your hands be? There should be around an inch from the top of the grip to the end of the club. By holding the club right at the top of the grip, it will result in a loss of control and increases the likelihood of shots to come out of the heel of the club.
Where should the right thumb be in the golf grip?
The right thumb should rest on the left side of the grip and be touching the tip of your right index finger, which is wrapped underneath the grip. When gripping the golf club, don’t hold the club too tight. Hold it tight enough so the club doesn’t slip through your hands.
How does Tiger Woods hold a golf club?
The handle of the club runs diagonally across the base of the fingers on my left hand, from the base of the forefinger to a point atop the callus pad below my little finger. The right-hand grip is similar to that of the left. The main difference: The club is placed more along the fingers.
Should I grip down on my irons?
Since irons are still relatively long compared to your wedges, you don’t want to choke down much more than an inch or two (at most). For example, if you choke down all the way to the steel on a 7-iron, it might feel too awkward for most players. Instead, leave gripping down that much for wedges.
Where should your hands be when hitting a driver?
To also check that your hand position is correct, your hands should be ever so slightly behind the ball, and in some cases just about even with it.
How do you hold a driver not to slice?
TIP FOR YOUR GRIP: Set your left thumb on the back side of the grip and your right one on top. If you hit a lot of slices, you should “strengthen” your left-hand position on the club. All you have to do is grip it more in the fingers, as opposed to the palm.
Should golf grip be in fingers or palm?
Make sure that the grip is in the fingers of your left hand, not running too much through the palm of your hand. If the grip gets into the palm too much it will make it nearly impossible to use your wrists properly in your swing.