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Question on Pre-Swing Fundamentals:

What is a "Strong" grip and the benefits/disadvantages?

For a right handed player, a strong grip would be when your hands are turned too far to the right of the center of the grip. A strong grip can be used intentionally for a variety of reasons including: spinning the ball to the left (right handed player), putting more top spin on the ball, hitting the ball on a lower trajectory. For the same 3 reasons listed above, a strong grip can be a disadvantage if it's not being used intentionally. A player can hit low hot shots that spin off line and roll out of control. This is especially a problem hitting into the greens where you want the ball to come in high and soft so it will stick.

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