Golf Pride Tour Velvet The most popular grip on the PGA Tour also happens to be the most classic design in the industry.
“More than 80 percent of TOUR players trust their games to Golf Pride , so we understand the preferences of the best players in the world better than anyone,” said Bruce Miller, product manager, Golf Pride . “Hands down, the most preferred grip that TOUR players choose to play is the Tour Velvet.
|Grip Size||Hand Measurement||Glove Size|
|Junior/Undersize||< 7 inches||Small|
|Standard||7 to 8 ¾ inches||Medium / Large|
|Midsize||8 ¼ to 9 ¼ inches||Large|
|Oversize/Jumbo||> 9 ¼ inches||Extra Large|
Woods tried a Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Timeless Prototype at the PGA Championship, but ultimately that experiment was short-lived. Woods plays Golf Pride Tour Velvet Cord grips on his woods and irons.
PGA Tour player K.J. Choi’s success with an oversize SuperStroke putting grip has caused other players to try it. While most pros aren’t using oversize grips on their other clubs, they can help amateurs reduce grip pressure during the full swing.
It all starts with the Northern Irishman’s grip. Rory McIlroy grip features a slightly strong left hand position , which promotes freedom of movement in the arms and shoulders as he sweeps the club to the top and down into the ball.
Using a mid size grip , if that is what your fitted for, will not limit your ability to release the club. It will actually help you hit the ball on a consistent basis. If you use grips that are too small you will have more hand action then you want. Every club should have the same size grip .
Grips too big Instead of engaging the smaller muscles, a bigger diameter grip restricts and slows the hands down — often causing you to lose both swing speed and the ability to square the clubface fast enough through impact. Meaning, you ‘re prone to slice it a whole lot more if your handles are too big .
And if you naturally tend to swing too much with the hands and fingers causing you to hook, a thicker grip can help mitigate your handsy action through impact. Both instances are not paramount for everyone, though. Some players might actually swing faster with thicker grips and so on.
Oversized golf grips are mainly used to help golfers with larger hands. When a golfer with larger hands uses an oversized golf grip , they will notice improved wrist action, decreased grip pressure, relief of pain, and potentially some better ball trajectory as well.
Ruler Test: To measure grip size using the ruler test, first place the fingers of your racket hand together, then align a ruler’s edge with the the bottom horizontal crease of your palm. Next, measure to the tip of your ring finger, this measurement is your grip size .
Yes, you should use the same grip for all of your shots with the exception of putting. It is important to have a solid grip and one that returns the clubface to square whether you are putting, chipping, pitching, hitting bunker shots or making full swings with your woods or irons .
This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser Driver: TaylorMade SIM (Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 60TX shaft), 9 degrees. 3-Wood: TaylorMade M5 (Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70TX shaft), 15 degrees. Irons: TaylorMade P-7TW (3-PW; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts)
According to Golf Digest, Tiger hits the driver an average of 285 yards with carry. His long irons (2- to 4-iron) range from 250 to 200 yards . His middle irons (5, 6, 7) range from 208 to 172 yards . His 8-iron travels 158 yards , and 9-iron flies 142.