How to change a golf grip like a professional
By mustang6560 on 6/22/12
Callaway posted a pretty clever video of its European Tour players trying to change a golf grip.

It should not surprise you that players like Colin Montgomerie look like a fish out of water at the grip station because, well, when you're rich, you can't be bothered with changing your own grips.

If I had a proper "grip station", I could easily change a grip in under a minute. However, the space in my garage where I change my grips is not very high tech, so it takes me about three minutes per grip. And that's when I'm not distracted.



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[ comments ]
bkuehn1952 says:
Pretty funny.

The key for me is having enough solvent both inside the grip and on the tape. Too little and the darn grip will stick half way on.
6/22/12
 
bducharm says:
Too funny! I just got myself a vise and changed my grips for the first time. It can be frustrating however patience and determination can make it fun!!!
6/22/12
 
bducharm says:
@bkuehn1952 - DEFINITELY the key - MORE than you think!!!
6/22/12
 
legitimatebeef says:
I just lost a bunch of respect for pro golfers. :(
6/22/12
 
aaronm04 says:
Use PureGrips and all this grip tape nonsense goes away. Air-installed grips FTW!
6/22/12
 
Swingem says:
I started using compressed air to install my grips this year. I'll never go back to the two-sided tape / solvent.
6/22/12
 
nickmomrik says:
Gloves? Seriously?
6/22/12
 
Clint24 says:
Seriously? I change grips daily at work...no gloves. No apron...C'mon man!!
6/23/12
 
Aborys says:
What a bunch of tools...it's the easiest job in the world....
6/24/12
 
golfdude528 says:
PureGrips PurePro only on my sticks. Tape and solvent never again.
6/24/12
 
Matt McGee says:
Funny video... and when I can consistently stick a 215-yard shot three feet from the hole from a downhill lie in the rain, I'll start criticizing pro golfers for not being able to install grips as well as I can.
6/25/12
 
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