To play better, try and think less. That doesn't mean shut your brain off completely.
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.
On the LPGA Tour, it's imperative that you hit your wedge shots as close to the hole as possible.
To chip your best, I recommend you keep things simple.
One of the more common flaws I see in chipping is poor weight management.
Here's a tip for low-handicappers who have a hard time controlling the distance of their short irons.
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.
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.
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...
The chip shot might seem like a simple motion, so why do so many golfers complicate it with added movements?
While a buried bunker lie might be a bad break, it’s certainly not impossible to get it up and down from here.
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.
My good friend and mentor Mike LaBauve once told me a story about watching Greg Norman practice at the U.S. Open. ...
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.
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. ...
Just because the golf season is near a close, there’s still plenty of work to do if you want to keep your swing fresh and up to par for the next golf season.
When your ball finds the deep rough like the position I’m in here, the smart play almost always is to take a higher-lofted club and either lay up or pitch the ball back into the fairway.
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.
Every week, TV audiences are mesmerized by PGA Tour pros. It’s easy to understand why.
When it comes to bunkers, amateurs fear them far more often than do touring professionals.
Golf is a lot like life. Some days everything comes easily; other days nothing seems to go your way.
One of the reasons the world’s best players are so good is that they have stellar short games.
The most successful golfers are the most creative ones. (Consider how inventive Phil Mickelson is when his tee shots get him in trouble.) ...
Hitting better chip shots requires a few fundamentals, most of which get overlooked by beginner and better players alike. ...
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.