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I never played with a glove up until the last few years. Having to switch to a glove i went with the thinnest gloves i could find, titleist players glove, but even still it doesnt have the same feel to putt as it does to putt with no glove. i have control and feel that i just wouldnt be able to get with a glove on.

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I only wear it when hitting...it's off between shots,

and not used for pitches, chips, or putts.

Wish I could say *why* I do this...but have done it as long as I can remember.

I can't say that it's a *physical* thing with me...more psychological....

Just feels weird to wear a glove on those shots (or between shots)...

but I seriously doubt it effects my touch.

 

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Taking my glove off I feel like I have better sense of the putter head and a smoother stroke.

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Always take off my glove - done so the 16 years I've played and it gives me a better feel of the putt I think....but its mostly mental. No need to change though ;)

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Yeah, the glove comes off! The glove seems to reduce feel when putting the ball. I've tried it a time or two while on the practice green, but it feels so incredibly foreign that I simply couldn't putt more than once or twice and found myself needing to shed glove immediately. I guess the reason behind putting bare hands on the putter grip lies moreso in the fact that I am more of a finesse putter, and rely predominately on touch for a ball to get in the hole.

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I always take it off, i say it is feel for me i like the feeling of the putter grip in my bare hand like i am more in tune with the putting stroke. I also hit chips, and sandshots without a glove.

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I dont use a glove any more. I use to and i did take it off to put. My hand kept on getting sweaty with my glove on and i hated it so i just stoped using a glove. I even just put my glove on for when i hit the ball, but still i just couldn't stand it nemore. but yeah no glove and its great. i love the feel and the feedback i get without the glove.

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Comes off to putt, and pretty much every shot inside 70 yds. Touch is greatly improved, can feel the clubhead much better.

 

I don't mind taking it on and off a lot during the round. What else am I going to do while walking to the next tee box or between shots. I usually take it off after a drive when I'm walking to the ball so as not to just have my arm tan and my hand paper white. :drinks:

 

 

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I take my glove off for all shots with my sand wedge down to the putter. I would love to play ALL shots without a glove and probably could do it, but I get nervous whenever I attempt it... I'm more of a feel player and like just like it without the glove, especially when putting. Plus I hit all shots right handed, but putt left handed and having the glove on the left hand to putt left handed just feels weird...

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I am like pretty much everyone on here, I take my glove off between shots, short pitches, anything around the green (bunker shots or chipping), and putting. I feel like I just have more control of the club and gives me better "touch" but I also agree that it could just be a mental thing. Whatever works, in golf as in most any other sport, you have to go with and this just happens to work for me and I feel the most comfortable doing this.

 

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It depends on the gloves for me. If it is cold or raining and I am wearing my rain gloves, then they stay on for the round.

 

If it is a nice day, I will talk off the one glove around the green.

 

I pretty much want the same feel in both hands for putting so that either means both gloves or 0 gloves.

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