The overlapping grip has for many years been the choice of top – professionals. Post Nov 22, 2013 #3 2013-11-22T00:56. It's by far the easiest to understand; hold the club in all 10 fingers as you would a baseball bat. The interlocking grip is ideal for people with small or weak hands whilst the Vardon grip is a good choice for those with big or … It would allow my hands to be closer together while keeping all the trail hand fingers on the grip. The very nature of this hold heightens your awareness of hand placement and helps you maintain stability in your grip. I tried the overlapping grip lately, because of the Hogan book and because of Slicefixer's suggestion that it is more stable. A little variation from the … The ring finger on the right hand … Yesterday was the first round trying it out. How To Use The Vardon Golf Grip. While the overlapping grip is the most commonly used style on the PGA Tour, it's interesting to note that many of golf's greatest players favored the interlocking style. The overlap golf grip takes the pinky finger on the trailing hand and places it on top of the gap between the index finger and middle finger on the lead hand (for right-handed players, the left is the lead hand). The Overlapping Golf Grip is probably the second most common grip type. This is why I recommend first trying the beginner-friendly 10 finger grip, and then trying the Overlap technique after. To alleviate this tendency, learn to make your hands work together by experimenting with the triple-overlap grip. To use the Vardon golf grip, put your top hand (left hand for righties, and right hand for lefties), in position on the club. Spieth's grip is one of the more interesting ones on tour--a derivative of the standard overlapping grip 98 percent of PGA Tour players use and the interlock used by Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. The result is typically scooped or thin contact that produces fat or sculled shots. I adapted a putting grip for all my chipping, which morphed into shorter pitch shots, which over the years became very consistent shank-free putting grip pitching up to 50 yards or … Indeed, the Vardon grip – or overlap grip – is used by 90% of Tour players and an overwhelming majority of amateur golfers around … ddddsmith. To do the overlap golf grip: Grip the top of the handle with the fingers of your lead … Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix,’ shows you various golf grips to hold the club. This technique effectively takes the dominant hand out of the swing, and promotes … However, junior golfers or those with small fingers may find it difficult to overlap the pinkie in such a way as to securely hold the hands in place together. I’m pretty sure I first learned about it when reading Tiger’s book “How I Play Golf.” So I set out to try the Vardon Overlap Grip, as it’s also known, for every club in the bag. If you have smaller hands, then you should probably stick with the interlock grip. In golf’s most commonly used grip, the little finger of the right hand should overlap the left hand, resting between the index finger and the second finger. There are … gHerbert. This, along with the ease of adaptation, has caused the overlap grip to be one of golf’s most popular grips. The overlap style is designed for golfers with bigger hands, because it allows for them to work in their natural free flowing motion. I guess I would be an advocate of using an overlap grip in that instance, but could be very uncortable to someone currently using an interlock. Kevin, Thanks for the pic's. With my swing speed mostly a converted hockey stroke, I've always been … I feel, that I can hold the lag little better with the overlapping grip, because the pressure points of the 3rd and 4th finger of the right hand are more where they should be. The Golf Fix: Grip it and rip it. If you are a right handed golfer, the overlap grip places your right pinkie on top of the left index finger. I started using the reverse overlap grip on chip and pitch shots (L 2nd finger over the R 5th finger) and noticed an improvement in feel, control, etc. The Vardon grip is also referred to as the overlap grip because the bottom hand’s pinky finger on the shaft lies on top of the crease between the index and middle finger of the top hand, overlapping the hands. 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