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The Golf Grip: How to Take Hold of the Club


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Check Knuckles and 'V' Position
knuckles in golf grip and V position

Check the position of your knuckles and the thumb-forefinger 'V'.

Photo by Kelly Lamanna
In the address position, looking down at your grip, you should be able to see the knuckles of the index and middle finger of your lead (top) hand.

You should also see a "V" that is created by the thumb and forefinger of the lead hand, and that "V" should be pointing back toward your right (for right-handed players) shoulder (the 1 o'clock position).

Next Step: Complete the grip by placing your trailing (bottom) hand on the handle.

Video: You can also watch a video that demonstrates how to grip the golf club.

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