Clubheads and shafts get all the glory. But the right grip can help you get a handle on your game.
Grips are a lot like mattresses: They tend to vary in size, feel and firmness, and if they're not just right, you probably won't sleep well at night. Especially if they compromise your game.
"The grip represents the point at which power is transferred from the golfer to the club," explains Dan Koehler, global marketing manager at Golf Pride, a grip manufacturer. "So if the feel or size isn't right, or if the grip has experienced significant wear, you'll have less confidence in your swing."
That in mind, here are six new high-performance grips that'll help you rip it. Josh Sanburn
The hook: A cord underlayer yields control and durability.
Feels like: A stitched leather bag. Stiff with minimal give.