In case you haven't noticed by now, the fastest way to lower scores comes from having a tidy short game, specifically, a strong ability to hit effective chip and pitch shots from around the green.
No matter what anyone else tells you, the key to shooting lower scores is having a tidy short game.
A bunker shot should be one of the easier shots you encounter on the golf course, theoretically.
When it comes to playing golf, one thing is for sure: Rarely are two days ever the same. Some days, your swing is grooving nicely and you can't miss.
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.
So you think you're a player? If so, then I have some news for you.
To chip your best, I recommend you keep things simple.
One of the more common flaws I see in chipping is poor weight management.
When you think about it, short shots don't get the attention they deserve.
In golf, there are two mistakes you can make. The first is a mistake that's easy to identify.
After about 10 club tosses, take notice of where you naturally set your backswing position and the amount of tension in your left arm.
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. ...
The secret to shooting lower scores isn't hitting longer drives and hitting more greens.
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
Sometimes, even the best players in the world need to refresh their fundamentals. In fact, for some, the fundamentals are the only things they work on come time to keep their swings in check.
It's already the middle of the golf season, and I'm sure some of you are finding yourselves stuck in a rut.
The putt-chip is a shot that I encourage all of my students to learn at our golf school.
If you want to dial in your chips and pitch shots, you have to learn to swing with the bigger muscles, not the smaller ones.
Good golfers often struggle with very different problems than average golfers. Good golfers often struggle with very different...