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How do you grip a golf club?

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Hold the club with your left hand, as close to the end of the shaft as possible. Place the right hand firmly below the left hand, slightly overlapping the left thumb.

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  1. Grip the club in your left hand

    Place the end of the shaft in your left hand, between the first knuckle and the top of the palm.

  2. Place your right hand on the shaft

    Place your right hand on the club shaft, slightly overlapping the left thumb.

  3. Confirm the proper position

    The V that is formed by the thumb and forefinger of each hand should point just inside the right shoulder. The right pinkie finger can overlap or interlock with the left index finger depending on the preferred style of grip.

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