What is holding you back from becoming a better golfer? It could be the grip on your golf club that is causing you problems.
(Maybe you’re trying to deal with a golf grip because you’ve got sweaty hands!)
If this issue has been bothering you for a while now, it’s time to remove the grip and try some new ones.
This tutorial will go over how to remove your golf club’s grip so that you can reform it and start your game again with ease.
Before we go into detail, let’s review what grips are and how they work.
Grips are a secondary feature of your golf club. They add a lot of surface area to the club shaft, giving you a better feel for the club, with more control and precision when you swing it.
They also allow you to change your grip size and shape depending on the type of shots you plan to make in the upcoming round.
Four main types of grips are available: three-quarter, half, full and double diamond. Three-quarters and half are the most common grips today, offering their advantages.
Here’s how to remove your golf grip
- To take off a standard grip, you’ll need to use an aggressive blade to get the grip from the shaft. You can remove it from the shaft with a flathead screwdriver or other similar item. Take care not to scratch your shaft when you are removing and setting new grips because this will reduce your club’s performance.
- You can also buy and install custom grips without damaging your club since they are designed for golf clubs. If you want to try them out but do not want to remove your entire grip and replace it with a new one, then there is no better option than using custom grips.
- If you are not comfortable using a blade to remove the grip and want to lift it off without any cutting, then wrap some tape around the grip and try lifting it off. This method works for many people as well.
- Before replacing your grips, make sure that you completely clean up any grime or dirt from under them. Squeeze out any excess water from the club or wipe dry with a towel. You can also take care of your friends and family by cleaning up their clubs for them before they pick them up again. This simple task will help keep their clubs in good shape so they can concentrate on playing golf instead of worrying about the grip on their clubs!
- You can also remove the grips from your golf clubs entirely and use them for other items when you are done playing golf. You need to remove the grips and put another item you aren’t planning to use.
- One last way to remove a grip is by cutting it off with a utility knife. This requires quite a bit of force and patience, but if this method sounds appealing to you, then go for it
- After removing all of the old grips, you’ll need to get your hands on some new ones so that you can put them on your clubs to start playing again. You can pick up your new grips at any golf store or online.
- As for what type of grip to get, you will want to choose the appropriate one for your game. If you are a beginner and don’t know what kind of grip your club needs, then look for a three-quarter diamond grip because it is the most common and versatile.
- After applying new grips to your golf clubs, make sure that you wrap them in duct tape. This will help protect your new grips from the elements and keep them tightly in place on the club forever! Keep the tape on until the entire process is finished and you are completely satisfied with how they feel.
- You can also use a rubber grip glue to secure your grip to the club. This will increase its lifespan and make it stronger and more flexible. The glue is easy to apply, but you’ll need a lot of it if you want strong results.
- If the grip still feels loose or too snug after gluing it on, check your temperature. If it is too cold outside, leave your clubs in the car for 10 minutes before playing so they can warm up and relax. This will make them much easier to wrap!
How and Why I Remove & Replace my Golf Grips
I make a practice of removing and replacing my golf grips to help me play better for a few reasons. First, it allows me to inspect the club shaft for any damage that might need to be repaired. Second, it gives me the opportunity to clean the club shaft and apply a new layer of grip tape or glue if needed. Third, it helps me to customize my grip size and shape depending on the type of shots I plan to make. Finally, it keeps my clubs in good condition so I can concentrate on playing golf instead of worrying about the grip on my clubs.
This was a tutorial on how to remove grips from your golf clubs. Now you should know how to handle the removal process so you can go out and play your best game!
Hi, my name is Vince Richmond and I am the owner of earlygolfer.com. This blog is all about golfing, from tips and tricks to equipment reviews and everything in between. I have been golfing for over 20 years now and love the sport more than ever. I am always looking to improve my game and help others do the same. When I’m not golfing, I can be found spending time with my wife and two kids or playing some other sport (I’m a bit of a sports junkie). Thanks for reading and be sure to check out earlygolfer.com for all your golfing needs!