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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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