Why Do Golfers Wear Only One Glove?

Both hands grip the club when you swing, so why do golfers wear only one glove?


Do all golfers wear their glove on the same hand?


While a golf glove is not a “required” golf accessory, there are several reasons to wear premium golf gloves while on the course.  


Why Do Golfers Wear One Glove?

There are various benefits of wearing a premium golf glove. Wearing a golf glove protects our hand from injury or blistering. And our sweaty hands from hindering the game. Golf gloves help improve our grip on the club. The best golf gloves can help improve the level of friction between your hands and the rubber grip at the top of the club. The better your grip, the better your gameplay!


Our fun golf gloves are made from the highest leather quality to improve your grip when your hands are sweaty or damp. Keeping your hands dry also helps enhance your comfort in your swing. Wearing a golf glove allows you to use a lighter grip (without fear of losing control) during your swing. This encourages a more relaxed swing and less hand and arm fatigue.


What Hand Do You Wear a Golf Glove On?

Most golfers wear a glove on only one hand, but why?


Well, the answer is simple.


One hand inevitably grips the club harder than the other. Your top hand (the one closest to the end of the club) experiences the most force and provides the most leverage in your swing. Wearing a golf glove on this hand helps to provide extra grip and improve your swing.


So which hand do you wear a golf glove on?


If you are right-handed, you will generally wear a glove on your left hand, and if you are left-handed, your glove goes on your right hand. Although wearing one glove on your lead hand is the “most common,” your choice should be based on what makes you most comfortable.


Now that you know more about which hand to wear golf gloves on, it's time to find the best golf gloves for you.


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