The importance of a neutral grip

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Get your grip right and get to the root cause of many of your problems

Kim Crooks of American Golf shows you how to maintain a neutral grip on your club, and the importance of having a neutral grip when playing golf.

A simple and easy portion of your game to quickly fix, the grip can be the biggest downfall to new players and old player with bad habits already ingrained.

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This simple corrective tip from Kim ensures that you will have a neutral grip, and promote returning the club face square to the ball at impact.

A weak grip, whereby the right thumb is turned over the grip and the left thumb pointing straight down will see the club return open at impact, and therefore enhance the likelihood of a shot that curves to the right.

A strong grip is where your right thumb will be pointing to the right of the shaft, and will return the club face in a closed position at impact, and as a result the shot will finish to the left of your intended target.

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