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Hi, I don't wear a glove when I play and my latest set of clubs have the Golf Pride CP2 grips on them.  I've been playing a lot more late in the day and the heat and humidity have made these grips almost impossible for me to hold on to during my swing.  

 

1.  Is there a grip that would be better suited for these conditions?

2.  Would just buying a glove be the quicker fix?

 

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Buying a glove would be the quick fix.  I don't wear a glove, but started wearing one when it got hot.  It's hot and dry here, so I don't need one, except for the early morning rounds when the sun hits those water-soaked fairways; by noon the humidity is back to normal, about 20%.

 

You might want to look into a full cord grip.  Golf Pride has one, but I'm using the Pure DTX.  Cord grips do feel very different and will put callouses on your hands pretty quick if you don't already have them.  Some people don't like them, but I feel like I can hold them looser than wrap grips which helps my swing.

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I wear a rain glove when it gets this hot and humid.  Wet the rain glove down, grip problem solved.

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I wear a rain glove when it gets this hot and humid. Wet the rain glove down, grip problem solved.

Great idea

 

I don't know why I've never tried this but I will.

 

 

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I used to have this issue with my wedges because I will take my glove off some wedge shots. Switch to the wedge grips from Pendulum golf and haven't had the issue ever since! 

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I wear a rain glove when it gets this hot and humid. Wet the rain glove down, grip problem solved.

So this is better than just using a regular leather glove?

 

 

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So this is better than just using a regular leather glove?

 

 

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Yes they are intend for use in wet conditions and the grip should actually be better with a little moisture on

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Yes they are intend for use in wet conditions and the grip should actually be better with a little moisture on

I always have a pair or two of cotton painters gloves in the bag. Work exactly like rain gloves at a fraction of the cost.

 

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So this is better than just using a regular leather glove?

 

 

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Tomorrow try using some antiperspirant. It works. Has for in the past anyway.

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I don't wear a glove and found that Golf Pride Tour Wrap 2G work best. Once installed and every so often they get a warm bath with dawn soap and a sponge.

 

 

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I like the lamkin rel ace 3gen grips. Do well for me in this Memphis heat and humidity.

Rain gloves also work. And clean your grips good before the round to get them tacky again.

 

 

 

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I play in high humidity normally. I play all rubber grips(Golf Pride VDR) They are great in humidity they stay super tacky and don't slide. They are awful in rain though. In rain you need to keep them dry or else. They get a thin coating of water on them and they hydroplane right out of your hands in rain. If you play in rain you need corded grips.

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Lamkin UTx grips are great. Like most cord grips, they're a bit firm but they do well in the Houston heat/humidity that goes from April to October. Also, alternating between 4 gloves helps as well. Rain gloves are popular as well but I found them to be a little too thick and I lose the feel of the shot with one/both on. Personal preference.

 

 

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Lamkin UTx grips are great. Like most cord grips, they're a bit firm but they do well in the Houston heat/humidity that goes from April to October. Also, alternating between 4 gloves helps as well. Rain gloves are popular as well but I found them to be a little too thick and I lose the feel of the shot with one/both on. Personal preference.

 

 

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The UTx Wrap Cords are awesome. I wish I had stocked up as they are now discontinued. They are firm though. Here it's hot but dry, very low humidity.

 

Would a softer grip be better for hot/humid weather?

 

 

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So this is better than just using a regular leather glove?

 

 

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It sure beats the hell out of changing out a glove every other hole, or putting it on to hit the ball, then taking it off constantly. The rain golf doesn't have the best of feel, compared to the leather glove, but who are we kidding here; I'm lazy as hell, and if I don't have to dick with a glove for the entire round, that's one less thing I have to worry about.

 

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I wear a rain glove when it gets this hot and humid. Wet the rain glove down, grip problem solved.

Was gonna say the same thing (and I have CP2 grips) .. in fact, when it's really hot and humid and I'm extra sweaty I'll wear both rain gloves .. have found it really helps!

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