Lamkin Utx

Tiger Woods follows through on his tee shot off the first hole Sunday, Aug. 27, 1995 during the final round of the U.S. Amateur Championship at the Newport Country Club in Newport, R.I. Woods will attempt to win the US Amateur Championship for the third consecutive year starting Monday Aug. 19 near Portland.

Lamkin Utx


Lamkin Utx

The golf grip is the one point of contact between the golfer and the club, yet grips rarely get recognition.

This is an eye-catching all-weather grip available in three colors (black, blue, red). The grip consists of three functional layers.

The foundation is a super tacky and softer ACE 3Gen material. The middle layer is a moisture-wicking fabric weave that contributes to surface traction. The outer layer is a firmer ACE 3Gen compound.

Cost: $8.99 standard (52 grams), $9.49 midsize (63 grams)

Many players take grips for granted, never changing grips until they get slick. This can be a mistake. Some touring professionals change their grips every month or so. Their reasoning: They want to maintain the consistent feel of new grips, and they definitely don’t want grip pressure to be altered because the texture or firmness of the grips seems different.

Installation of grips at the beginning of the golf season generally is considered minimal maintenance. Several grip manufacturers recommend changing grips twice per year.


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