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The Chip Putt One of the easiest shots in golf When it comes to hitting the simple bump-and-run shot from just off the green, I teach it the same way to all my students.
Smooth Operator Practice for better putting mechanics Before your next round, here are two simple drills I want you to do on the practice green.
5 Shots! You Need To Know To Score Like A Pro Get inside the ropes and learn Pro-Style short cuts The following five shots may not seem all that out of the ordinary, but they're the shots you need to master if you want to start shooting lower scores right now.
Manage Your Weight Chip close right now One of the more common flaws I see in chipping is poor weight management.
Push Your Putt Make more putts with a push One of the more common putting mistakes I see from my students is a lack of acceleration through the ball.
Short Game Prowess Knock it stiff more often When you think about it, short shots don't get the attention they deserve.
Left Turn Hit successful chip shots! Hitting successful chip shots from around the green requires a few basic fundamentals to understand. I think chipping is a little like putting, in that there's more than one right way to succeed.
Short Game School Shoot Lower Scores Now! The secret to shooting lower scores isn't hitting longer drives and hitting more greens.
Bunker Control Get up and down from the kitty litter Without question, most amateurs make playing from the bunker more difficult than it needs to be.
Flip It To Stick It! Hinge your wrists early to perfect this more advanced flop shot If you've ever found yourself short-sided in the rough, as I am here, then you know you need to execute a shot that gets the ball up high and in a hurry—and lands soft. Here's a more advanced way to play this rough flop shot.
Greenside Greatness Get up and down when you’re just off the green As you can see here, I've got a 40-yard bunker shot, which is arguably one of the game's hardest tests. I'll show you two ways to play it, depending on the kind of sand that you find in the bunke
The Putt-Chip Shot "Putt" your chips to get up and down The putt-chip is a shot that I encourage all of my students to learn at our golf school.
Stripe Your Chips Line up a range ball for perfect contact When it comes to hitting short shots from just off the green, many of my students tend to neglect some basic swing fundamentals.
Making Crisp Chipping Contact Two tips for better chipping contact The chip shot might seem like a simple motion, so why do so many golfers complicate it with added movements?
Old School Rescue Use your sand wedge to escape all kinds of greenside lies While a buried bunker lie might be a bad break, it’s certainly not impossible to get it up and down from here.
Throw Some Sand And escape the bunker One of the reasons so many folks struggle from the sand is that they don’t understand the importance of an open face at impact.
Knock It Tight! Six Tips To Get Up And Down My good friend and mentor Mike LaBauve once told me a story about watching Greg Norman practice at the U.S. Open.
Closed, Open, Square Control your pitch shots by practicing with your 8-iron Better iron play is at the heart of game improvement. It’s the center link of the golfing chain, and without a strong link in the middle, playing your best becomes an arduous, if not very frustrating, task.
Drop 10 Strokes In 10 Minutes Score your best in 2011, quickly! It’s a new year. It’s a new you. It’s time to kick those bad swing habits and make 2011 the year you play your best golf ever.
Save More Pars Get Up And Down More Often The best way to chip the golf ball isn’t the way you might have been taught. In fact, chipping is arguably the most misunderstood aspect of scoring, mainly because there are countless ways to get the job done.