Type of Golf Grip Material - Troy Denton, PGA Professional - Golf Instruction

  • June 20, 2014

There are many different types of golf grip material out there. Each one has its own benefits and drawbacks. What golf grip material is best for you?

Rubber

Pros

  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Certain types are not very tacky

Synthetic

Pros

  • Soft on hands

Cons

  • Not very durable
  • Not very good feel

Cord

Pros

  • Durable
  • Tacky
  • Good wet weather playability

Cons

  • Rough on hands

Leather

Pros

  • Traditional Look
  • Tacky
  • Durable

Cons

  • Expensive