When to re-grip your golf clubs:

when-to-re-grip-your-golf-cHave you ever looked at the soles of your shoes after they have been used for a few months? What it looks like now as opposed to when you bought it is probably why you slipped and almost fell the other day. This is called wearing of the grip. It is exactly what happens with the grips on your golf club. And eventually, it might hamper your shots and cost you a game. Why wait for that to happen? Compare an old grip with a new one and you will notice the obvious differences immediately.

Re-gripping your golf clubs is necessary and essential at least on an annual basis to make the best use of all your equipment. New grips make better shots and great games. Old grips will have shiny patches and wear spots on them. They also feel smooth in your hand with a hard surface. This lack of traction will make your golf club slip while taking your shot and will definitely have an effect on the position of the face of the club at impact with the ball. New grips will reduce the torque immensely and enable traction and tack that is required for good shots.

A bad shot and a bruised ego cannot be fixed but your old grips definitely can. And in less than 30 minutes for the whole set. Old grips are easy to spot and even easier to fix. All you have to do is pick up that golf club and inspect every side of it. Here are a few signs of wearing that you should look for:

  • Cracks
  • Hard but smooth surfaces
  • Shiny patches
  • Insufficient tack
  • Wear spots, where your thumbs meet on the grip
  • Faded and bare spots that have logos or are painted

Grip sizes:

Many sizes are available for golf grips. Size is an important element. Playing with correctly sized grips is essential. If a grip is too small it will definitely make the club head close prematurely. This will result in a hook. If the grip is too large then that will cause a slice. This is why you need to find the perfectly sized grip to get the best out of your golf clubs. Once you do that, we know who is going to be an ace on the course with a perfect game.