2013 Buyer's Guide Grips

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Itomic it2
Key Feature: The negative ions in the it2 grip help calm nerves and the tacky, velvety surface makes this grip a top pick for golfers who want a soft, comfortable hold. Also available in midsized (shown), this grip is durable and a great wet-weather alternative.
Who It's For: Players who need to relax more and, well, who want a great-feeling grip. Simple as that!
Material: Proprietary compound
Design: Velvet
Size: Standard, midsized
UST Mamiya
Tour PC 360
Key Feature: Using a proprietary blend of natural and synthetic rubber compounds, this grip has a soft feel and enhanced durability. It's also solid in wet weather.
Who It's For: Fans of classic velvet-style grips who want a soft-feeling grip that holds up nicely in wet conditions.
Material: Proprietary compounds
Design: Velvet
Size: Standard, midsized
UST Mamiya
Soft Touch
Key Feature: Do you need a soft grip that's tacky and comfortable? Oh, and that looks cool, too? The Soft Touch uses polyurethane materials for a grip that doesn't require a firm hold to retain correct positioning in the hands.
Who It's For: Golfers who prefer a softer-feeling grip, but who also don't want to skimp on tackiness. Also available in putter, wrap and Lite versions.
Material: Proprietary material
Design: Embossed velvet texture
Size: Undersized, standard, midsized
Key Feature: Designed for incredible tackiness in all conditions, the popular Dri-Tac uses a WinnDry polymer for awesome feel and performance. There's no need for a "death grip" here; a light grip is all you'll need. Trust us.
Who It's For: All player types who want steady performance in all-weather conditions. Also comes in a Dri-Tac Wrap Lite model for golfers who prefer a wrap style and feel.
Material: WinnDry Polymer
Design: Proprietary tread pattern
Size: Standard, Midsized, Oversized, Ladies, Junior
Key Feature: An all-new look and feel from Winn, the hybrid DuraTech grip fuses an Elastom ETX rubber compound with the WinnDry XT polymer, resulting in the most unique Winn grip to date. (It's our favorite Winn grip, by the way.)
Who It's For: Golfers who want the best of both worlds, in both hands. The upper hand has no-slip performance while the lower hand has a softer feel for more feel.
Material: Elastom ETX rubber, WinnDry XT polymer
Design: Hybrid velvet
Size: Standard
Key Feature: The classic look and feel Winn is known for. The Excel grip has Winn's classic Excel polymer for cushioned support and vibration dampening.
Who It's For: Golfers who want the ultimate in cushioning and for those who may suffer from arthritis or hand fatigue. If that's you, these grips are a must.
Material: Excel polymer
Design: Wrap
Size: Standard, Midsized, Oversized, Ladies
Jumbo Pistal Lite
Key Feature: he Jumbo Pistol is a true oversized grip, designed to help stabilize the hands and help promote a more fluid putting stroke. The flared gun "pistol" handle shape makes it a cinch to grip comfortably. It's also lightweight, so not to alter the feel of the putterhead.
Who It's For: Golfers who need a bigger grip to help smooth out their yippy putting strokes.
Material: WinnLite Technology
Design: Pistol
Size: Jumbo
Midsize Pistol
Key Feature: Available in either Winn's Excel polymer or the responsive WinnDry Polycord, the Midsize Pistol is slightly larger than standard size. This means a touch more stability without sacrificing the feel that smaller grips have.
Who It's For: Everyone. These grips are popular for a reason. They're comfortable and easy to use. Simple, huh?
Material: Excel polymer, WinnDry Polycord
Design: Pistol
Size: Midsized
Zero Friction
ZF Advantage
Key Feature: Comes in black, red, blue or white, the ZF Advantage grips have a deep, serrated pattern for exceptional all-weather performance.
Who It's For: If you love the Zero Friction tees (we do), then why not give these colorful grips a shot? The vivid blue is our favorite for a solid, comfortable all-around grip.
Material: Rubber
Design: Velvet
Size: Standard


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