The Golfer's Dictionary

A dictionary of popular golf terms from the perspective of an amateur golfer, if you have any suggestions then feel free to get in touch and I'll add them.

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Vardon Grip

The most commonly taught grip today the grip encourages the little finger to overlap the space between the index and middle fingers of the opposite hand. Originally developed by Harry Vardon who is also responsible for developing several different types of shot:

  • A one-armed strangle hold for retrieving the ball from a rabbit
  • A two handed strangle hold for persuading opponents your score is accurate

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Written by Matt on 12th May

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