Welcome to some other version of the Totally Provided mailbag, an interactive GOLF.com sequence through which our resident dimplehead (a.ok.a., GOLF’s managing editor of apparatus, Jonathan Wall) fields your hard-hitting equipment questions.
I’ve observed some gamers on excursion have their membership grips constructed up with further wraps of tape beneath the rubber as an alternative of going to midsize or oversize model. Is there a get advantages to the use of wraps of tape as opposed to expanding the dimensions of the grip? — Nick Worthy
There isn’t a lower and dry scenario the place you should utilize extra wraps of tape over going up in grip measurement, or vice versa. It in reality comes right down to the entire weighting of the membership and the way you wish to have it to really feel to your fingers.
For individuals who are unaware or perhaps by no means heard the time period “tape wraps,” there’s generally a unmarried layer of grip tape (maximum are double-sided) beneath the grips on your whole golf equipment. It is helping stay the grip in position as soon as the grip solvent — used to turn on the tape and make it slick so the grip slides on — dries after all the procedure is done.
With that during thoughts, now not each golfer likes the texture of a unmarried wrap of tape beneath their grip. Some golfers have larger fingers and want the dimensions of the grip to be higher to suit their mitts — however don’t wish to do it by means of merely going to a bigger grip.