Sometimes when I get aggressive I can get carried away with my interlock, and am in the process of switching to overlap. The interlock grip is great for younger players or golfers who have small hands. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Note: This thread is 1183 days old. 10 Finger Golf Grip Vs Overlap Grip. I would suggest trying the reverse overlap for putting. The overlapping grip is the grip of choice for most pro golfers—by some estimates, upwards of 90 percent of PGA Tour golfers use the Vardon grip. Most people are taught a golf grip by someone that has been playing golf since they were younger than a teenager. If there were advantages and disadvantages one versus the other, I think you would see an overwhelming bias as to which was better. The rest of the fingers just kinda wrap around snugly, but you shouldn't try to actively grip down with them. The tighter you squeeze the grip with your fingers, the firmer your wrists and even forearms are going to be. I so wanted the overlap to work that I ignored the fact it felt unnatural. August 30, 2017. Harvey Penick says that the overlap is better for those with larger hands, and the interlock better for those with smaller hands. Overlapping: Numerous overlapping grips are available. But after a couple buckets on the range and a few rounds, it became as natural as interlocking ever was. Whenever you watch TV, grip and release the club, grip and release the club, grip and release the club. An interlocking golf grip produces strong slice shots on impact whereas an overlapping grip renders powerful regular shots. Tried interlock afterward, and it hurts my right pinky a lot, so I went back to overlap. This thread's about overlap vs. interlock. Like others it felt more in control and not right hand dominant. Any Suggestions. Especially if you have too much wrist in your stroke. Some golfers choose to while others are opposed to the idea. Using the interlocking or overlapping grip on irons is good for adding more feel to you shots. Thank you! Remember that there is no one best grip for all players. And then it didn't. My swing has changed so much I can't tell if I got tougher or smarter. nope. The club should be loose enough in your hands that someone could walk up to you when you address the ball and easily take the club out of your hands. This works for me, but might not work for you. You must understand what a grip can and can't do, and how to get the most from it. While it is more true for the former than the latter, the interlock grip is quite useful for golfers with smaller than average hands and fingers. Some people think that they are less likely to have hand irritation or blisters when using the overlap grip as well. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. So I've been experimenting with grip a little bit, and I've been trying the Vardon on for size. What they are is DIFFERENT, and can (potentially) correct different swing flaws. The Perfect Golf Swing describes the overlap grip as follows: the characteristic feature of the Vardon overlap grip is the overlap of the right 5th finger over the left fingers, usually resting in the groove between the left second finger and left third finger. If I was starting again I would probably go with ten finger grip. Sometimes the ten-finger and the interlocking make a player grab onto the club much tighter, and this causes increases in grip pressure. When I got back into the game a drill I started practicing was the double overlap to take some of the work out of the right side and learn to hit the ball better. I use a Vardon techique recently because I find it easier to get a grip that allows me to hit straight. I also don't think it matters that your left hand is weaker, as long as you don't let your right hand overpower your left hand. Golf Grip Tutorial. It took a few weeks at the driving range to get used to it. I started with a 10-finger grip, and switching to the overlap took me 2 weeks, going to the range on a daily basis as well as just practicing the grip at home. Going to overlap helped with that. Anonymous. Many professionals like the overlap grip because it helps them have a much lighter grip pressure. 0 0. Golf Grip Tutorial. Yet, the majority of people taking these lessons are doing so after the age of 40. You must understand what a grip can and can't do, and how to get the most from it. I made the switch after watching a 25 minute video posted to this sub reddit with a guy talking about nothing but golf grips for the entire video. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. putting with interlock feels very uncomfortable for me, but i hit everything else interlock. Cookies help us deliver our Services. 1. Interlock vs overlap. 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. He won the U.S. Open in 2003 and remains a weekly tour contender. This separation can force the swing off-plane and cause errant shots. I can do both overlap and interlock. I have large hands but short fingers and prefer the Vardon on slightly oversize grips. However, two are the most used/popular. No overlapping or interlocking fingers here. (I'm also a lefty golfer who is right hand dominant, which might complicate things...?). My son with his large hands and his mother's long fingers exclusively plays the interlock on standart size grips. I chip almost always with a 10 finger grip because it gives me the most accuracy in delivering the clubface to the ball, and hit flop shots and sand shots with an interlock grip. I started with an interlock grip when I was a kid and played through my early 20's with it. I use a double interlock when I putt. While the overlap grip promoted the tradeoff of consistency for distance, the interlock grip takes this one step further. It was actually amazing to me how fast I was able to feel comfortable. Are you using an interlock grip or overlap grip? There are good players at every level that use both grips though, so I doubt it is holding you back. This grip places the club in the fingers and is the grip most likely to be taught by golf instructors. Although it was hard to adapt to and in order to finally do so I had to do it coming back from a a long winter break when I had no expectations at the time. I interlock, as do most people, but if overlap … Reply. Because it is a clear advantage so it's pretty black and white. The further you hold the club from your wrist joints, the more supple your wrists will be. The differences between Baseball Grip, Interlock Grip and Overlap Grip are explained as well as the differences between Strong Grip, Weak Grip and Neutral Grip. I used the baseball for the first 2 years i played, but this year i switched to the interlock, which imo makes the hands work more together like a unit, and gives you one less thing to worry about. I'm a ten finger grip guy. Just something my uncle (who couldnt golf to save his life told me to do as a kid). However, at one point I realized my right hand was way too active in my swing and I wanted to quiet it down. I’ll also tell which of these grips could help you finally stop slicing the ball. Most guys with larger hands prefer the overlap, while smaller handed players like the interlock. Interlock is the thing of the past. However I do sacrifice some distance that I get with a overlap or interlock grip. Out of nowhere, I found my swing again. It did take some time to get used to but the more you do it, the easier it becomes. I was told recently that overlap is the better as it gives the wrists more freedom, try it for yourslef, grip the club in either of the three ways mentioned and hold it out infront of you paralell to the ground and rotate the club around. Look Out for This Common Golf Grip Mistake. The Vardon Overlap grip, sometimes called the Overlapping Grip, is the most common grip among great players. Golf Grip: Interlock vs Overlap - [quote]I had a 4.5 and the two NAIA schools I talked to said...uh no thanks. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > hypergolf Well-Known Member. Our final grip today is the one I personally use when I golf, the interlock grip. Just experiment and commit to a few weeks of using the new techniques. Otherwise, just apply the same process but with opposite hands. I switched from an interlock to an overlap grip at the start of this season and will never go back. Thank you for the question, I wish I could be of help. I'll stop rambling. The problem with an interlock grip is that players tend to have the club more in the palm rather than the fingers. But you may not have that issue. The most famous of these are Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, but other professional golfers such as Tom Kite, Michelle Wie and 2011 U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy also … All written demonstrations of grip techniques I’m giving you here are to be engaged actively by a right-handed player. Davis: Interlock vs. overlap grip August 30, 2017 Golf Channel Academy lead coach Mike Davis answers a GC AM Tour question about the difference in interlock and overlap grip. Cant think of ever going back. Interlock vs overlap. Overlap vs Interlock vs Baseball Grips. You see amateur golfers that will just throw the ball on the ground and hit it on some par 3's. Switched to overlap on wedge shots around the green. 10 Finger Golf Grip Vs Overlap Grip. I also interlock driver through wedge, but i overlap 2 fingers. The key point he made regarding the interlock grip was that amateurs tend to interlock too deep, which like you said, puts the club in the palm instead of fingers. The Grateful Golfer. As you can see to the right, the interlock grip features an interconnection of the left index finger and the right pinky finger. When deciding on which golf grip to use, you’ll often be deciding between the 10 finger golf grip and the just as popular Overlap grip. Watch Queue Queue Hav I also don't blister the inside of my right pinky and left pointer anymore after the switch. On the note of grip pressure: it's not really that important as long as you aren't deathgripping the club, but you want all of your grip pressure to be on the bottom 3 fingers of your glove hand (pinky, ring, middle), and the index finger and thumb on the lower hand. I have traditionally used an interlocking grip, and I have been told to try an overlap, but it just feels odd to me. I'm in the exact same boat as you are as far as the "right hand dominant, left hand golfer" goes, so I know how you feel with the whole trailing hand thing. Your grip pressure will take care of itself in the downswing, so don't even worry about that (just take a look at Fred Couples and how loosely he holds the club). But yeah, I recommend the interlocking grip unless you are close to pro and have an absolutely flawless swing where the position of the club in your hands is always where it's "supposed to be" and you have no troubles with that. I saw the same video, unfortunately it was removed from YouTube. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > hypergolf Well-Known Member. Spieth's grip is one of the more interesting ones on tour--a derivative of the standard overlapping grip 98 percent of PGA Tour players use and the interlock used by Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. By Eklypised, April 18, 2017 in Instruction and Playing Tips. I'll say this though, I played in high school and the first few years of amateur tournaments with the Vardon grip, but switched to the interlock and I immediately dropped a few strokes. I have smaller hands and prefer the interlock, so I have no reason to doubt his wisdom. j'ai lu les posts sur la pression des mains et tout ça, les exercices pour jouer relâché, et j'ai changé mon grip pour un overlap. Switched back to the interlock a few years ago and will NEVER switch again. The best grip to use will depend on the results you produce. Opposite of the overlap grip, the interlock puts plenty of power and control in your right hand at impact, making it possible to aggressively release the club and hit through the ball using your hands and … TLDR: Use the grip that "feels" right for you. Most people do Overlapping grip but it just really depends on what feels more comfertable for u. Overlap helps with so many more things including arthritis in the future. I wear a medium size glove and use an interlock grip. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. Some of the top pros us interlocking, some the overlap. Indeed, an overlap grip requires somewhat long fingers to allow for the pinkie to act as a solid anchor. Today I talk about the difference between the interlock and overlap golf grips, as well as the pros and cons of each! I've gripped it interlock and it felt comfortable, but I can barely make contact when I tried swinging. Many golfers can’t decide whether or not they should collaborate their hands and fingers. While the overlap grip promoted the tradeoff of consistency for distance, the interlock grip takes this one step further. What Are the Advantages of Using the Interlocking Golf Grip?. At the time I used interlock and going to just an overlap seem to help that issue. Despite the huge popularity of the overlap grip, some of the world’s best players prefer the interlock golf grip. For small hands, the interlock may feel more secure though. Golf Channel Academy lead coach Mike Davis answers a GC AM Tour question about the difference in interlock and overlap grip. all personal preference though! As far as having no control of it, you're not going to have as much control with just your hands. re: Golf Grip: Interlock vs Overlap Posted by Tiger1242 on 5/18/14 at 12:49 pm to LSU alum wannabe Interlock, overlap feels odd and I don't see any benefit to going through a grip … But your choice of grip is, in some sense, a personal choice: What's comfortable for you, what you have confidence in. As you can see to the right, the interlock grip features an interconnection of the left index finger and the right pinky finger. I do see the value in keeping the grip more in your fingers than your palm, but having somewhat smaller hands I can still get a proper finger grip with an interlock grip. Watch Queue Queue. try out different grips and go with whatever give you confidence. Overlap gives me a little more touch. I also switched to left hand low putter grip and was able to pick it up extremely quickly. If not, please start a new topic. I use all 3 grips, but use the overlap on most full shots, occasionally I will interlock to "anti-left" a shot or to get a higher trajectory. RickyBobby_PR 4,479 Posted August 31, 2018. Then I tried playing with an overlap grip. To be honest, I dont think it matters whether you do overlap or interlock. The best grip to use will depend on the results you produce. How to Do It . I have been playing golf for the past 1 year and 4 months now and have been using interlock grip from start till now. Vardon Grip Vs Interlock Grip The interlock grip is highly popular among amateurs, whereas the Vardon or overlap grip is the most used grip by professionals. It hurt my pinky at first too. I switched to overlap and it settled it down. For instance, there is a definite advantage to teeing up a ball. Interlock and baseball restrict the movement, overlapping doesn't. I'm the same as you, right hand dominant lefty golfer. Anyone else tried both and have any thoughts or recommendations? I used to overlap and then switched to interlock because my right hand would take over my swing and I needed to soften my grip. It felt SUPER SUPER weird at first. But if it doesn’t do as good a “unitizing” job as you’d like, try the interlocking grip. I overlap everything, but interlock the putter. Both Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus used the interlocking grip, which begs the question: Why do two of the best golfers of all time use the interlocking grip , while the majority still use Vardon’s method? The first thing I'd do is rethink how hard you are gripping the club. Feels weird at first, but is fantastic once you get used to it. If my bottom hand is tight or applying to much pressure I have a tendency to pull the ball to the right or close the face too early. The grip is a multi-dimensional component of a golf swing that affects several other parts I therefore lose any control that was granted to me by having my most controllable and maneuverable finger on the club. The most significant advantage to the interlocking grip is the connection it creates between the left and right hand. It felt very strange at first. Overlapping connects the hands so they work as a unit, but makes it easier to hold the grip in your fingers and not palm it which results in stiff wrists. Lot of people do that. Overlap is the most common approach, but both Tiger and Jack are interlockers so it can't be all bad. The grip is your only contact with the club. UP NEXT. I did same thing until this year. Everyone starting and teaching should use overlap. Can’t get rid of the 3-putts syndrome, having trouble fixing your slice? Remember that there is no one best grip for all players. Ask fellow TGN members for their golf advice. The purpose of a golf grip is very simple – to help you keep a firm hold on the club during your swing with as little tension as possible. I interlock, it was how i was taught. The Interlock Grip: Always start by holding the club vertically so that the head is above the grip and the toe of the club is pointing back at you. it's just way more comfy and my hands don't feel restricted in any way. The overlap grip facilitates a softer feel. Use whatever grip you feel comfortable with and don't listen to what other people say. Indeed, this grip type calls for your two hands to be pressed against each other without any actual link between the two. As with the traditional Vardon grip, the left thumb runs straight down the shaft -- or just right of center -- and the right thumb rests on top of the left. I'm lefty who's righty when it makes sense (shooting rifles/pistols, using scissors because no one ever has left-handed scissors...). I have been playing golf for the past 1 year and 4 months now and have been using interlock grip from start till now. That's exactly what it's made to do. My recent scores were consistent in the mid 90's when I … Overlapping: Numerous overlapping grips are available. Interlocking Vs 10 Finger Golf Grip. This video is unavailable. I think that is just a part of changing grips. The position of the non-overlapping/interlocking fingers on the club is much more important. Overlap vs Interlock Gripping Method. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. . Although this grip is becoming more and more popular throughout the golf world, beware before moving to this style. What they are is DIFFERENT, and can (potentially) correct different swing flaws. This grip technique is named after the great Harry Vardon, who popularized it in the late 19th/early 20th centuries. It got so easy to hit shots and I got so used to hitting like that I switched to single overlap. I played with an interlocking grip for a whole year before I started to get lessons and my instructor explained the index finger thing to me. Then it gets comfy so hard to do anything else now. When I interlocked my right hand wanted to do too much work. Please do not read this disagreement as my intent to discuss this with you. The interlock is a variation to the traditional Vardon grip, in which the right pinky -- for a right-handed golfer -- rests over the left index finger behind the shaft. Neutral vs. Strong, interlock vs. overlap. Source(s): Years of Golf experience. Harry Vardon popularized this grip around the turn of the 20th Century. no interlock or overlap Moe Norman style. is that unusual? My grip changed from interlock (index and pinky) to overlap back in the late 70s. When I picked up a club for the first time when I was little, I gripped it overlap. 1 Golf Grip Essentials and Possibilities Most golfers know the basics of holding a golf club. It feels better now, but it still doesn't come natural. I had a lot of pains when I first started. But you won't be able to hands it like you can with a baseball grip, with the tradeoff of course being increased consistency. Most people are taught a golf grip by someone that has been playing golf since they were younger than a teenager. I was under the impression that your grip type should be based on your hand size. Joined: Mar 6, 2007 Messages: 259 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 166. To grip a golf club refers to the act of holding the club in your hands in preparation for a shot. If I use an interlocking grip that finger is no longer on the club. The problem with an interlock grip is that players tend to have the club more in the palm rather than the fingers. It gives you much more power through synergy and it gave me a considerable amount of control compared to the Vardon grip, especially in my shorter game. I used a interlocking grip when I started playing. Discussion in 'General Golf Talk' started by hypergolf, May 31, 2007. Tad. It took a few weeks at the driving range to get used to it. I think the first thing to point out is what you've already said: "That I'm just holding on for dear life with my bottom hand". Harvey Penick says that the overlap is better for those with larger hands, and the interlock better for those with smaller hands. And whatever works. Had problems any time I tried in mid season. For what it's worth, a grip change takes an incredible amount of time to adapt to. I quickly adapted and have actually more control with a lighter grip with the overlap vs interlock. There are three main types of golf grip: Ten-Finger; Overlap; Interlock; I’m going to explain how each grip works and how to determine which one is right for you. Now, I know people are split on this question all the time. I think it's good to experiment. I used to interlock because I felt I had a better feel for control of the club face that way. Some of the main features of both types of grips are compared below. I also like the overlapping grip because it forces my bottom hand to be looser on the club. The overlap style is designed for golfers with bigger hands, because … And does it make a difference that my left hand is weaker despite being a lefty golfer? By mcflynn, June 5, 2005 in Instruction and Playing Tips. However, it is super hard to give the other grips the time they need to feel natural. Coordinating hands together is fast becoming a popular practice among many golf players. i learnt using the baseball grip, changed to interlocking for a few years and now back at baseball again. If you seriously want to change grip (like I did when I was 11 years old, went from interlock to Vardon (overlap)), put an iron or a wedge by the sofa. Interlock Golf Grip. Never tried a baseball grip. However, two are the most used/popular. For any student invested in playing golf at the highest level, I favor the overlap golf grip. I prefer the overlap most of the time. This is feasible, as kids usually adapt swing and setup changes fairly easily as compared to adults. Spent several years struggling to find consistency. The most important finger to me is my right hand index finger or pointer finger. The truth of the matter is, neither is better or worse. . If you don’t possess as much physical strength, the interlock can make it easier to grip the club throughout the round. This grip type is best suited for junior golfers or those with finger or joint issues that prevent them from swinging the club comfortably using any other method. Interlock and overlap are both variations of the Vardon grip. Some of the pro golfers that have used the overlap grip through the years include Ben Hogan, Phil Mickelson, and Arnold Palmer. Except the grips in the article, I know of no other golf grips that might help. Some teachers like to advocate that junior players use the 10-finger grip, with the goal of switching to the overlap or interlock later. I am trying to cut down my right-hand dominance, and have rotated my left hand inside some, and it feels much better, and am wondering if it will feel "smoother" with the overlap and not be as tight of a grip. You have to play with what's comfortable. November 28, 2016 at 07:25 Lynn. Any fundamental set-up changes will feel weird, and it's something you have to continue using if you want to build it into your game. The purpose of a golf grip is very simple – to help you keep a firm hold on the club during your swing with as little tension as possible. With your left hand grasp the butt end of the club in the fingers and lay the thumb on top. Long time interlocker here, but switched to overlap a few years ago. I dont even recall why the instructor made that change - but it was an easy switch and never felt odd. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. If you have smaller hands, then you should probably stick with the interlock grip. Some people feel that it is easier to hit a draw with an overlap grip. In about a week to ten days, it will feel natural. I use an overlapping grip for one main reason. Experience lightweight comfort, support, and performance on and off the course. Based on that I would say that it is a "feel" component to the swing and use whatever feels right to you. You never see a pro do it, ever. Joined: Mar 6, 2007 Messages: 259 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 166. More specifically, this is the grip I most commonly teach to my avid golfers. I play best when my bottom hand doesn't have much influence in my swing. I don't know if I was gripping it too tight or if I just got used to it. which leads me to ask... why do you want to change it? j'ai commencé avec un grip interlock, j'ai la bonne idée de prendre des cours, et mon pro me dit que j'ai trop de main droite, en gros que je me sers de mon club comme d'une canne à pêche , avec un retour ext-int. That said, if you want to use the baseball grip for irons as well for added distance, then feel free. Re: Vardon/overlap vs interlock grip I don't think that handsize predicates any gripping style. Interlock grip is recomended for golfers with small hands because it makes it easier to turn your wrists over. The FJ Outerwear Selector will match you with the best protection for the elements you will most likely face. The interlocking golf grip has its pros and cons over the 10-finger or baseball golf grip. One thing I have successfully got rid of is the golf glove. But I just prefer the feeling of the ten finger grip. Like Liked by 1 person. I feel like it gives me a more accurate touch and plane. Switched from interlock to overlap two years ago. Honestly, I use the interlock grip when I am hitting full shots and need the control from my hands/wrist, but I use the overlap grip when pitching, chipping, and putting because I can usually gauge distances much better and I have more feeling/control in the club head. Today I talk about the difference between the interlock and overlap golf grips, as well as the pros and cons of each! None of the grips seem to significantly influence the typical ball flight. With an overlapping grip, it's much easier for the hands to separate during the backswing. The #2 Golf Swing Myth – Your Grip Needs To Be Interlock or Overlap. 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