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Interlock or Overlap?

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  1. 1. Which grip do you use?

    • Interlock index and pinky
      12
    • Overlap index and pinky
      10


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I started playing golf with an interlock grip.  When I was playing very occasional rounds I subconsciously started using an overlap grip.  Once I started playing more again a few years ago I went back to an interlock grip without thinking about it.  I believe it is because I can grip lighter with an interlock grip.

Putting grip is 10 fingers with both index fingers pointed straight down the grip.

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Interlock for me as I have smaller hands.  Tried overlock but it just feels like my hands come apart during the swing sequence.

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I always was an interlock player. I didn't play for a few years and when I was regrooving my swing, decided I found it easier hitting overlap. I got my swing back in shape and decided I like the feel  and consistency (for me anyway) of the interlocking grip. It allows my right hand to get a little further down on the club and sit better in my fingers versus getting a little palmy with the overlap. 

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Neither, it's the baseball grip for me.  I have tried interlocking and overlapping, but not for more than a couple of swings.  It just feels too weird to me, and the baseball grip just feels natural.  

Edited by MomoMan83

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Interlock. Always has been and always will be. I've experimented briefly with other grips on the driving range and none of them worked very well.

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