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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.
Score From The Sand Get up and down every time How you grip the club can greatly influence the type of shot you want to hit.
Knock It Stiff When To Go for It, When To Play It Safe You might be asking yourself why I’m not aiming at the green on this shot. I’ll give you a hint: See all that blue stuff? I don’t want my ball to go in it!
Chip Shots Save strokes from just off the green One of the reasons the world’s best players are so good is that they have stellar short games.
Bunker Escapes Get Out and Onto The Green When it comes to bunkers, amateurs fear them far more often than do touring professionals.
5 Shots 1 Club (Sand Wedge, That Is) The most successful golfers are the most creative ones. (Consider how inventive Phil Mickelson is when his tee shots get him in trouble.)
Characteristics Of Great Chipping Get Up And Down In A Hurry! Hitting better chip shots requires a few fundamentals, most of which get overlooked by beginner and better players alike.
8 Tricks To Become A Better Player Quick and easy tips to play better golf right now One of the most common mistakes amateurs make is improper alignment. Some think they should align their feet at the target, others try to get their shoulders parallel to it.
Chip Control 5 Ways To Knock It Close Admit it. Chipping isn’t exactly exciting. Some might say it’s downright boring. It certainly isn’t as thrilling as busting a drive 300 yards down the middle.
Why You Can’t... (and how you can) One of the great things about the game of golf is that, on occasion, all of us, even the highest handicapper, will hit a shot like a pro. It might be a well-struck drive, hitting a par-5 in two or holing out a bunker shot.
Swing Myths and Simple Fixes I’ve seen so many different approaches to golf instruction that some things have come full circle. For every instructor who says keep your head down, another says let it turn.
10 Best Tips (You've Never Heard) If you’ve ever received a lesson, or better yet, a series of lessons, it’s likely you’ve been told to do the same thing more than once.