Grip style: InterlockingXander Schauffele interlocking grip Hand position: NeutralXander Schauffele Neutral grip Putting grip style / hand position: Cross-handed (left hand low)
    Cross-handed grip

    Xander Schauffele

    Xander Schauffele golf club hand positions not only looks very precise but is also repeatable for consistency through out a golf round.

    A good grip brings great results helping Schauffele with a top finishing win at the 07/09/2017 Greenbrier Classic PGA tournament.

    So how does Xander Schauffele grip his golf clubs?

  • Xander uses a interlocking grip style for woods and irons, which is a very good choice for golfers with small hands.
  • He uses a neutral hand position grip to help prevent too much golf ball side spin.
  • Using a Cross-handed (left hand low) Putting Grip that creates a head over heels golf ball roll that helps keep the putt on line.

Golf Grip Terms
Note: All descriptions are for right-handed golfers.

Vardon / Overlapping Grip: Method of holding the club by placing the right pinky finger on top of the crease between the left index and middle fingers. Named for British golf legend Harry Vardon.
Interlocking Grip: Method of holding the club by wedging or locking the right pinky finger between the left index and middle fingers.
vardon grip interlocking grip
Neutral: Position in which the hands are directly aligned with the clubface. The golfer with a neutral grip can typically see two full knuckles on the back of the left hand when addressing the ball.
Weak: Position in which the hands are rotated left (toward the target) on the club’s handle. The golfer with a weak grip can typically see one full knuckle on the back of the left hand when addressing the ball.
neutral grip weak grip
Strong: Position in which the hands are rotated right (away from the target) on the club’s handle. The golfer with a strong grip can typically see more than two full knuckles on the back of the left hand when addressing the ball.
Reverse Overlap Putting Grip: Conventional putting grip style with the left hand above the right and the left index finger extending downward, on top of the fingers of the right hand.
strong grip reverse overlap
Cross-Handed / Left Hand Low Putting Grip: The right hand is placed at the top of the handle, above the left hand, the opposite of a conventional grip.
Claw Putting Grip: The left hand is placed in the conventional position, at the top of the handle, with the right hand lower on the handle and holding the club between the thumb (on the grip’s underside) and fingers.
cross handed Claw Grip