How to Clean Golf Grips

by Tami Fisher
    Cleaning your golf grips will make them last longer.

    Cleaning your golf grips will make them last longer.

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    If you play golf often, you know that dirt and grime builds up on your grips, which makes them slippery. It is important to keep your golf grips clean so you can lengthen their life span. A small investment of your time could end up saving money in the long run.

    Items you will need

    • Mild dishwasher detergent
    • Water
    • Hose
    • Bucket
    • Towels

    Step 1

    Fill a bucket with water and add detergent.

    Step 2

    Soak a towel in the bucket to get it wet and soapy. Rub the grip diligently with the soapy towel.

    Step 3

    Rinse the grip with the hose, making sure all the soap is washed away.

    Step 4

    Let the grip dry for 12 to 24 hours. When dry, club is ready for use.


    • Make sure you get all the soap rinsed off the grip.



    About the Author

    Tami Fisher received her undergraduate degree in mathematics, while also receiving a full-ride golf scholarship. She has extensive experience in the golf industry, as well as the employee benefits area. She is a die-hard Kansas basketball fan, and loves all sports.

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