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reason is your hands are the only
parts of your body touching the club
the whole time you the club face.
Make sure you're holding the club
more in your fingers of your top hand
than in your palm. This may feel
uncomfortable at the beginning, but it
will soon feel better and will also
help you control the club face so you
can hit straighter shots.
|Grip Under Pad For More Control
An incorrect left hand grip results in a sloppy hold on the club at the top of the backswing,
which in turn causes misdirected shots. When you let go with the left hand at the top,
clubface alignment and clubhead path and causing inaccuracy.
A correct left hand grip has the club running diagonally just above the roots of the fingers
and resting just below the heel pad of the hand. When you fold your hand over the club,
it should anchor snugly below the pad. When the club rests too high on the heel pad,
your control is reduced. Richard Myers
|Gripping the club too long can cause many swing ailments. If the butt end of the club
presses into the heel pad of your left hand, you may lose control of the club at the top of
your backswing. This can cause you to re-grip the club on your downswing and slow the
This will create confidence and lower your score.
You should grip the club about as hard as you would grip an egg. Grasp too hard and
you'll lose all of your feel-and essential part of the game. Richard Myers