SO WHEN WAS the last time you bought a new set of grips? And the answer for far too many of us will be when we last bought a new set of clubs. This will certainly cause anyone behind the counter in the Royal Ashdown pro shop to shake his head in a rueful and disconsolate manner.
The reason being that as grips age they start to become smooth and often shiny. Research has shown that old grips can cause anything up to an 11% loss in club speed and distance. Continue reading