the AccuHit may be the biggest bargain in golf. I look suspiciously
at all training aids, but this little device really serves a
purpose. The AccuHit is a rubber protrusion that slips over the
grip. It is positioned underneath the thumb and index finger
of the right hand (for right-handed players).
Why is this important as a practice
device? Because the thumb and index finger are crucial in developing
power during the golf swing.
I didnt fully understand
this until I began attending the Re/Max World Long Drive Championship.
I began noticing that many of the competitors maintain a separation
between the index finger and the other fingers on the right hand.
They explained that this promotes
a more active and powerful use of the right hand. I believe them.
If anybody should know maximum distance, it is these guys.
The AccuHit provides a very clear
sensation of using the thumb and index finger properly during
the swing. Although the AccuHit Web site talks about the ills
of overusing the thumb and index finger, it seems to me that
this inexpensive jewel actually can enhance their role in the
swing -- particularly with the driver.
Price: At $14.95, this is a practical
and worthwhile purchase.