I have a Frankly Frog Putter that I bought a few years ago. I recently tried a friend’s putter with an oversized grip and found that the grip helped me when tapping through the ball. Do oversized grips work? Do you suggest I replace the grip on my Frankly Frog with a fatter grip?
It is always good to communicate with and help a Frog owner.
There is no reason why you should not replace your grip with a fatter one. It will help a little with relaxing your grip pressure if you are inclined to squeeze the grip during the stroke which will affect the natural rhythm and cause more of a “hit” than a stroke.
Placing a larger – a light one as some large grips are too heavy – grip on your Frog will be a good and not too expensive an experiment. We sometimes install oversized putter grips here at the Putting PAD, where Frogs are hand-made daily.
The good news is that it may work for you. The other good news is that if it doesn’t work you can change back to a standard grip size at little expense.
Most important is that you and your Frog get on well and develop a lasting relationship. A happy frog is a well behaved Frog. You can kiss your Frog but don’t squeeze it too tightly.
Hope this helps