The Vardon grip is horribly uncomfortable. What do PGA Tour Champions say about the Oversize Grips? "[/b] While there are technically countless possibilities for your grip, most players use one of three different styles – The overlap. He changed me to the Vardon, overlapping grip and made references to the fact that the vast majority of tour pros were using this grip so it must be the best. Reverse overlap grip - A popular grip with the left index finger placed off the club and placed down the outside of your fingers on your right hand. I will have to take some pics on the range tomorrow as I can't locate the ones I have already prepared. That slippage often caused the face angle to change, usually to open. So that's why I interlock. Of course the post title should read, [/quote] It's anatomically true, and easy to test. Hmmmm. I'm with you, thanks for the clarification. I think I'm going to try this out, even if it isn't exactly what you described.. it didn't feel quite as loose as the interlocking.. while being an interlocking/overlap hybrid grip that is comfortable to me. To ensure you are getting the most power and control from your golf swing, it's vital to grip the club properly. Re: Reverse overlap grip In November 1991 Steve Jones suffered ligament and joint damage to his left ring finger in a dirtbike accident, and he missed almost three years of play as a professional. [b] "Golfers should be using a reverse overlap grip for the full swing. 2-10 - 1954 Spalding Synchro Dyned Wishon 775HS 22*, 25* Steps. You've been a member here for three years, you should've know better than to start a thread telling WRX'ers what they should be doing. With the reverse overlap instead of having a finger from the right hand overlapping the left, a finger or a few fingers from the left hand overlap the right. They are finite movers, and they allow very fine motor patterns to be performed (such as writing fluidly in fine print using cursive). Most of all.. enjoy your time on our site. I would guess that's what Luke's doing. If an individual grabs something and squeezes as hard as possible using all five fingers, and then repeats the test using just the three fingers I've mentioned, the three finger grip will result in more grip strength than the five finger grip. [quote name='Drudersh' timestamp='1432742222' post='11635872'] swing sequence: need help for top of swing cues and actions, 2020 P770’s w/ OBAN CT 125x, Cleveland ZipCore 60deg Shimada Wedge Shaft, Autoflex sf505, Mavrik 10.5 Custom Black, Tour AD HD 6s, Crazy Boron, Putters For Sale - TaylorMade Spider X Navy and Scotty Cameron Futura 5S, Fujikura Atmos Black Tour Spec 6s and 7s, TP Mills ‘Since 62’ Headcover New. Hell the last 2 weeks i've been play with the left thumb round the shaft Sarazen style due to a left thumb sprain i've done this with an interlock, overlap and 10 finger as well. [/quote] The Reverse Overlap is the most common of all the putting grips seen on the PGA Tour. His right index is not fully interlocked and at some angles it does look like his left index is sitting on top of his right "pinkie". Adopt the reverse overlap and I will supply the fine points in due course. The pinky, ring, and middle finder all unify to create grip strength. In principle, we're on the same page. I want to get the part of the palm of both hands where the fingers meet the palm on the grip. Steve Jones won the US Open with the reverse overlap, Balaine McCallister has used it since he was a kid and I think Skip Kendall used it for a few years, and there have been a few other tour players whose names escape me at the moment. Bear with me, I will get down to the nitty gritty on this further in this thread. Yup, if you were using the reverse overlap, you would be creating lag using your dominant hand. [quote name='Fade' timestamp='1432727019' post='11634328'] I changed pros at this stage, and discussed the possibility of finding a grip that felt consistently comfortable. [/quote] Ha ha ha f___ing ha! To make it comfortable while swinging, it dang near almost turned into a reverse interlocking grip where the right pinky was inside the webbing between my left pointer and middle finger, instead of outside it. [quote name='Fade' timestamp='1432727019' post='11634328'] I have been using the reverse overlap grip for over twenty five years and could not go back to any of the grips I had before. They are finite movers, and they allow very fine motor patterns to be performed (such as writing fluidly in fine print using cursive). You better tell Rory quick before he throws his career away. This is a very comfortable putting grip and one that does not take long to learn and establish. Thanks! Post Nov 23, 2013 #13 2013-11-23T17:25. You better tell Rory quick before he throws his career away. SW - Wilson Staff 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. Some folks here in the Northwest call that the "Waldron grip" since until two years ago almost all of my students were using it. How to Take the Reverse Overlap Putting Grip. [/quote] Swing smoothly and don't force it. [/quote]. iBlade replacement? There were days when this grip felt terrific but these were few and far between and for me it was back to the drawing board. [quote name='jafstar' timestamp='1432736178' post='11635190'] I will also provide detailed images of this grip. Using these 3 fingers alone to grip something results in more grip strength than grabbing something with all five (counting the thumb as a finger) does. It's anatomically true, and easy to test. Lake balls and never go right tees. I of course was using the conventional reverse overlap putting grip and one day while practicing after having just hit another pinkie slippage fade, thought to myself "why not try the reverse overlap". And started teaching it to students here in Oregon and in Hawaii. A pro friend of his suggested that he would reduce clubface closure if he put both thumbs on the handle, gripped it more in his palms, ie not fully in his fingers, and overlapped with his right pinkie. My ball striking improved immediately but somehow my hands weren't working together like they seemed to do with the other two grips. I never felt completely comfortable with it but persevered because I believed the club pro must be right. I'm opening a discussion here and its my opinion that the reverse overlap should be adopted by more golfers. The pinky, ring, and middle finder all unify to create grip strength. There is one pro that uses the ROG but forget his name at the moment. i'm glad to see i'm not the only mid-low handicapper willing to make significant changes to get better. The overall result is the reduction of undue wrist action and an increase in putting accuracy. Your life must be really easy if you think swapping the overlapping finger is [b]too much effort...[/b], [quote name='stryper' timestamp='1432762651' post='11638444'] I do feel like I have more awareness of what my hands are doing with the reverse overlap and have thought about going to it full time recently. You said you struggled to hit draws before, right? Reverse pivot - An incorrect move on the downswing when the weight is transferred to the back foot instead of the front foot. I have also discovered along the way why I did have problems with the other grips and will be discussing this later in this post. He was using a ten finger baseball grip at the time, literally like holding a baseball bat with both thumbs wrapped around the handle, and most golfers at the time used the same grip. I've experimented with the reverse overlap, but have never put it in play. By popping the right pinky on the handle this changes significantly. No matter what you call it, using a reverse putting grip involves placing your left hand lower on the grip than your right hand (again, for a right handed golfer). Tiger Woods explains that with his reverse overlap grip, he has the left forefinger laid across the fingers of the right hand, which helps him with a sense of unity. Tiger hits a lot of his chips and short pitches with the revrese overlap, don't know wn\hy, but maybe because of more feel/feedback with his dominant hand? Tonight, whilst watching the PGA, I couldn't help noticing that Luke Donald's grip looked as though he is using the ROG. A great way to increase your sense of clubface control is to practice with a split grip. For most of my life, an interlock grip. It's not the muscular structure of the hand that has any relevance to the grip, but what those muscles/tendons connect to. Thank, Theo. While the standard reverse overlap, crosshand, and claw grips are the most common ways to hold a putter, you can also experiment with less common techniques to find the right grip for you. For years I struggled with my right pinkie slipping off of my left index finger knuckle with my Vardon overlap grip. Steve Jones won the US Open with a reverse grip and I agree with the post that it is a good grip for chipping. Raw Callaway 53*, Raw Mizuno T20 58* You said you struggled to hit draws before, right? You've been a member here for three years, you should've know better than to start a thread telling WRX'ers what they should be doing. You need to have a … Re: Reverse Overlap Grip on Full Shots I played with Mep and other buddy Jim CROSS and his Dad Eddie CROSS. No glove and $40 Dunlop shoes from Sport Express. http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/614267-interlocking-grip-interesting-thought-and-question/page__st__30__p__6299435__hl__+reverse%20+overlap#entry6299435 Instant improvement and easy to hit a draw, Also - much more stable feeling of the handle in my hands as you have discovered. The most common grip on tour is the conventional, reverse overlap golf grip. I've used this grip with varying results. This quote is from an older thread so it is possible he has refined his views on this: I started playing about 50 years ago and as a kid I used the 10 finger grip. PXG 0341 21* WITB: And more feedback from club to my brain since all five digits of my dominant hand were on the handle. Very few topics in the instruction forum really get me thinking...well done, Jolly. Saw this just now on Reddit. At the age of 13, with an 8 handicap, I decided to take the game more seriously and visited our club professional. Cleveland Rtx4 (Raw) 48, 54, 60/Dynamic Gold TI s400. Wishon 929 HS 14.5*, 19* 0.5 Open Driver, 3W, 4W - Macgregor Custom Tourney Rather than using the standard reverse overlap grip, the hand can be placed side by side. Apply your left hand to the putter grip and then, just beneath, rest your right hand around the putter grip. That's when I adopted the reverse overlap and immediately began improving. Of course the post title should read, Anyone know anything about this? 10 years later and with a handicap of 5, I was beginning to doubt every part of my game. [/quote] Stockton won a pair of PGA Championships (1970 and ’76) and enjoyed a stellar Champions Tour career on the strength of his dead-eye putting. Yup, especially if you're content slapping the ball and not hitting down on it and compressing it. Of course the post title should read, I dropped these two grips which, I had stuck by for about 10 years each, and decided to return to my childhood preference and adopted the 10 finger grip again. Vardon created his overlap grip as a cure for his snap hooking problem. If you are a mid to high handicap who hits it short and slices, it is just crazy for you continue with interlock grip as there is a very high chance that you are really squeezing those two digits way too tightly. I use the reverse overlap grip for putting and it has helped a lot. I have been using the reverse overlap grip for over twenty five years and could not go back to any of the grips I had before. I should have been clearer on this. Using the vardon or overlap grip, strength and pressure is biased to more left hand control. Now repeat the test using just the three fingers I've mentioned. Do I have to cut down my driver to 43 1/2 inches too? As a plus handicapper I have rarely been accused of slapping the ball. There are certainly some similarities at a quick glance, but closer inspection reveals that it is not, in fact, an apple, and no amount of debate will change that. So because it works for you, everyone else should automatically do the same? [/quote] The more common overlap grip, also known as the Vardon grip, overlaps the pinky finger of the right hand over the index finger of the left hand. 0. [/quote] Hope that helps and good luck! Driver, 5 wood, hybrid 26°, 7, 9, SW and Putter. Having all five fingers of right hand helps most folks turn the face over a little bit, whether using Power Grip/ten finger option or conventional/reverse overlap, which is why Golf Digest in 1999 end slice forever issue listed it as one of the most reliable and easiest to learn ways to stop slicing. Too tight a grip overall pressure contributes to that blister issue. Good point. The key to successfully holding a putter is to try out various techniques and find a grip that is comfortable, feels natural, and consistently enables you to get the ball in the hole. Some report that it feels really strange, but after hitting balls for about a half hour, it starts to get real comfortable. The only slight oddity in his reverse-overlap grip is a right hand that’s a little stronger than his neutral left. [quote name='Fairways_and_Greens' timestamp='1432736994' post='11635284'] It fixed his hook, but what do most average golfers suffer from, a hook or a slice? [/quote] The holding fingers in golf, in the dominant hand, are the two middle fingers when using overlap and interlock, and using the 10 finger or reverse overlap, the pinkie is much more involved. Hello Patrick. Too much effort... TheJollyGolfer, May 27, 2015 in Instruction & Academy, Reverse Overlap for the last twenty five years. Ball - Pro Plus In 1996 he won the U.S. Open title. Good point. Using these 3 fingers alone to grip something results in more grip strength than grabbing something with all five (counting the thumb as a finger) does. Titleist 917D2, w/UST Mamiya Elements Chrome 7F4T I then progressed to longer wedge and short iron shots, finally using the grip on the Driver. [quote name='crater_divots' timestamp='1432758226' post='11637916'] No offense, but the picture and your description as to what that picture means are very far off from being correct. Eddie played CROSS-handed and was about 70, and said how proud he was to play with such great young golfers, and I think he shot 84 and kicked our butts Z765 4-G Modus3 125xSM6 56°/60° Super Peening BlueSpider X Chalk I now use the ten finger Power Grip and really like it a lot. Keep your left hand loose and you'll probably get a better release. For a right hander , it's a ten finger grip with your index finger on your left hand on top of all your fingers on your right hand. I play overlap and already struggle with a left miss, so what benefits would I see in switching? At the age of 13, with an 8 handicap, I decided to take the game more seriously and visited our club professional. Callaway 58* PM Grind 19T.P. What I should have said was, "Golfers should adopt a grip where they are guiding the club with their dominant hand.". Started December 31, 2020, By Why is this true? I grabbed a club to check this out.. it was uncomfortable. Ive been looking over all of the social media post from today and this is what I’ve been able to determine so far. [/quote] [quote name='Drudersh' timestamp='1432742222' post='11635872'] Wishon 919 THI 11* 0.5* Open Why is this true? [quote name='baloo' timestamp='1432764178' post='11638574'] Mizuno MP-18 MMC 6-P, w/UST Recoil 95 F4Callaway 52* MD5 JAWS S Grind If I overlap or reverse overlap I lose that connection with the grip. [quote name='naventhirty3' timestamp='1432737122' post='11635298'] Grip strength, consistency of grip pressure and the relationship between the strength of each hand and how it relates to wrist alignment are all significantly more important IMO. So because it works for you, everyone else should automatically do the same? The reverse overlap is a variation of the putting grip. Post the images and make your case some more. What I should have said was, "Golfers should adopt a grip where they are guiding the club with their dominant hand." Registration takes less than 60 seconds, is simple and absolutely free. It prevents either hand becoming too dominant during the stroke, yet the feeling is that the hands are not locked together. In this grip, all the fingers of the right hand -- for a right-handed player -- grip the club. I think the grip allows the right hand … I discovered the reverse overlap grip almost by accident about 20 years ago. You overlap your left index finger over your right pinkie or the groove between the pinkie and the ring finger. Login now to join our community of over 48,000 members and gain instant access to free golf tuition, videos, golf specific fitness training and much more. Need a new grip for irons though. He took a look at my set up and insisted on me changing my grip as, in his words, I was never going to become a better golfer with the 10 finger grip. As opposed to creating lag by pulling the club with your left hand (for a righty). Why is this advice limited to right-handed golfers? The vast muscles on the thumb do not enhance the pressure of the holding fingers but they do significantly enhance the pressure that can be exerted by the index finger, and as you have mention that is not a desirable function. [/quote] Special Select Newport 2, Jim Waldron (instructor who posts on this site) says he used to use the reverse overlap grip for years before switching to a modified 10 finger grip. Good point. "[/b] Wishon 5, 6 560 MC 7-PW MMC MB [quote name='BeTheBall_' timestamp='1432725634' post='11634238'] Reverse Overlap for the last twenty five years May 26 2015, 6:10 PM I have been using the reverse overlap grip for over twenty five years and could not go back to any of the grips I had before. Right handed golfers should be using a reverse overlap grip for full swing. Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi 4-5, w/UST Recoil 95 F4 i've used the normal overlap for years to a 7 handicap, but i'm always looking for more consistency. Titleist 915Fd, w/Aldila Rogue Black 80-2.8-S By I had a boxer's fracture of the right hand pink (5th metacarpal) that never healed right and that bone has a slight curve in it, so it never feels like my pinky wants to fit with a "traditional" grip. [/quote] [/quote] [/quote] I sometimes had a tough time hitting a draw with that overlap grip. Why is this advice limited to right-handed golfers? Yup, especially if you're content slapping the ball and not hitting down on it and compressing it. i'm glad to see i'm not the only mid-low handicapper willing to make significant changes to get better. Can anyone confirm this please? YT Channel - [url="https://www.youtube.com/PlayVintageGolf"]https://www.youtube....PlayVintageGolf[/url]. Have a strong individual grab something and squeeze as hard as possible using all five fingers. The idea is to focus on keeping the angle formed between the back of the lead hand, wrist, and forearm from the takeaway to the follow-through, as the head, torso, and legs are stabilized. i tinkered with it in order to get the club more in the palm of my left hand, and this just feels comfortable. [/quote] Yup, especially if you're content slapping the ball and not hitting down on it and compressing it. I play overlap and already struggle with a left miss, so what benefits would I see in switching? Teaching putting was once simple when it came to explaining how to hold the putter.You took the conventional Vardon grip of the full swing and modified it so that your left forefinger rested on top of the fingers of your right hand.This was the accepted standard and it was seldom questioned.The problem that has surfaced is the Reverse-Overlap grip does little to prevent two common faults in the putting stroke. The three finger grip will result in more grip strength than the five finger grip. Will we ever get another driver that feels and sounds as good as the original Ping Rapture? [/quote] You are correct about Luke Donald. Also thinking of transitioning into a reverse overlap putting grip for shots inside 80 yards. i've used the normal overlap for years to a 7 handicap, but i'm always looking for more consistency. One such form is the 'reverse putting grip', which is also known as putting 'cross-handed'. Hi Bill & Greg. Player Profile. Pretty big advantage when hitting L wedge flop shots with a controlled momentum "micro-flip" kind of Release, ie no or very little shaft lean at impact. However its the pinkie that gives the other holding fingers increased strength. Re: Reverse Overlap Grip. [/quote] Hmmm! Post the images and make your case some more. He played in only two events in 1994. My handicap improved to a 4 during this period but it was a slow process and I had days where my grip felt comfortable and I scored well but many other days where it felt lousy and I scored badly. Need a new grip for irons though. One potential drawback of reverse overlap for some folks is forming a blister at right pinkie where left index finger contacts it. Join our global golf community for FREE Now HERE. [/quote] Your thumb and pointer finger exist for dexterity. It's not the muscular structure of the hand that has any relevance to the grip, but what those muscles/tendons connect to. i just started fiddling with this a couple of days ago but haven't gotten to the course with it yet. The reverse overlap gives him that extra feel and control in his right palm." i tinkered with it in order to get the club more in the palm of my left hand, and this just feels comfortable. The 10 finger grip is a no go for me. A reverse overlap grip is probably the same grip that you putt with! It worked for Steve Jones (he had an injury and used a reverse overlap to win the US Open IIRC). Wishon 54, 59 Micro-Groove HM Reverse double overlap grip exists, and there is no vagueness as to what it means/is. Putter - Bullseye The tendons that control the joints of the hand connect to different muscles further up the arm. Most people use this grip for putting with a standard length putter. Hmmmm. [/quote] Try gripping with just the two middle fingers and then include the pinkie and you'll feel a significant difference. [quote name='TheJollyGolfer' timestamp='1432760340' post='11638168'] In principle, we're on the same page. What makes the ten finger part work well in terms of hand unity (the big minus for a ten finger grip using conventional grip/handle positioning) is the long left thumb, it creates space so that your hands stay close together in the vertical dimension. Most of my students say it feels really good right away, or within a few swings. Many male golfers hands are too big for standard men's grip size, and the taper in the right hand just makes that problem worse. Its the use of the right pinky that makes all the difference. In using your dominant hand for club head and club face control, you are going to achieve more consistency in thid area. [quote name='Drudersh' timestamp='1432742222' post='11635872'] With the baby goat teeing it up, I bet many are wondering what he’s gaming. For me interlock, overlap,10 finger is completely irrelevant. It’s called reverse overlap because the left index finger rests on top of the right pinkie finger (for right-handed golfers) instead of a normal overlap grip where the right pinkie finger rests on top of the left index finger. You can certainly use reverse overlap with driver, likely to get a few more yards at least and for sure easier to draw the ball. I have medium-large hands, but with short finger length and large palm. However, I messed around a bunch at the end of last year and am considering going baseball grip for next year, as it seems to have speed benefits for me. The reverse overlap grip helps prevent the potential rolling of the hands, and keeps the grip more in each palm for increased control. I also gained about a half of club in distance. He won the U.S. Open in 2003 and remains a weekly tour contender. The type of grip you should use depends in large part on your physical stature and strength as well as what feels comfortable. The double overlap grip has gotten attention recently mostly because it's used by PGA Tour player Jim Furyk, who has more than $45 million in career earnings. That's the three fingers you are also referring to. I started playing about 50 years ago and as a kid I used the 10 finger grip. The Power Grip angle is only around 10 degrees and totally in the fingers, which creates the long left thumb, kind of like how you hold a tennis racket or baseball bat. 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