Golf is a sport that entails precision. In this game, a player uses different kinds of clubs to strike balls into a hole scattered around a course – that is using the least number of strokes possible. That is why it is important for a golfer to have a very precise golf swing.
In order to be able to give a good swing, you must be able to improve your grips of the club. If you want to acquire a powerful and accurate golf swing, then it is important for you to maximize the value of the grip since this is your steering wheel, meaning a good hold of your club can help direct your swing to the proper direction and destination. The grip has more influence on the ball’s flight than any other factors. So if you have problems with your ball’s flight patterns, then you need to change how you hold your club.
There is no “ideal” grip. Each golfer has his/her own comfortable and effective grip. What is important is you hold the club with your fingers since if the club is held more with the palm, then the golf swing will be slower. Proper gripping would show only the first two fingers of the left hand and the left thumb is concealed under the right hand.
Another factor that will affect your swing is the posture or stance. A bad stance would be followed by a wrong back swing, wrong down swing and a wrong follow through. Consider the golf stance and the grip as the groundwork or take-off point of the swing. You must stay relaxed and balanced when you want to achieve this. Make sure that your weight are equally distributed in both your right and left leg and that your knees are flexed slightly while your back is straightened up. Bending on your hips and not on the knees would help but make sure that the back’s angle is maintained throughout the swing.
Your golf swing is influenced by several factors but what is important here is that you should be relaxed and comfortable. Golf was intended to be a form of relaxation and for you to enjoy. Do not stress out yourself too much in perfecting your swing. Like any other sports, it would require time and practice for you to improve your skill. You cannot be like Tiger Woods overnight.