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How often should you replace your grips?

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This strictly depends on how much you play. They won't wear down if you don't play or practice often, although, over time they can dry out and crack. Tour players are often changing them once a month or less because they hit so many balls. For the average golfer who plays once or twice a week every 6 months is a good rule. It is an inexpensive way to improve your feel and control.

Note that if they start to get slick, simply scrubbing them down with a toothbrush and some water can really help to make them tacky again rather than rushing to replace them. If however they remain slick after cleaning and/or are getting dents in them, it's time to replace.

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