Chipping and Pitching
Chipping and pitching
Many golfers are more concerned with hitting the ball long than working on their short game. But, what they don't realize is that your short game is the key to shooting lower scores. The woods are full of golfers who can hit the ball far, but how many truly great short game wizards are there in... more
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Your short game is one of the biggest reasons why you either shoot high scores or low scores. Being able to get up and down from any type of lie will help you cut strokes in a big way. If you have trouble chipping and pitching the ball from the rough, you know firsthand the damage a lousy short... more
A couple weeks ago, I talked about Kenny Knox's chipping and pitching techniques. The reason why I first reached out to Kenny is because his short game philosophy falls in line with what I teach in the long game.
Today I'm going to answer a question sent in by Jerry about chipping and pitching. He references the video, Short Game with Kenny Knox, PGA and is looking for an explanation on Kenny's techniques.
Having a good short game can save you a lot of shots around the green. It's important to be able to make some putts, but being able to chip and pitch it close to the hole will help you cut strokes much more consistently.
Most golfers tend to overlook their short game when they practice. But, having a well rounded short game can really help lower your scores and make up for bad approach shots.
A couple weeks ago I shot a video on how you can avoid chunking wedges. I gave some reasons why it could be happening and some cures to fix it. But, I focused primarily on alignment and ball position. Today, I'm going to address another issue that causes people to hit behind the ball when they... more
Short game is a huge element of golf, which includes chipping around the green. If you want to keep your scores low, it's important to have a short game that compliments your long game. Unfortunately, many golfers lose a lot of strokes near the putting surface because they just don't practice it... more