Anytime you feel pressure when shooting around the green and you’re not sure what the best approach is, always pick the club with the straightest blade. You may even have to use the 3-iron to get enough proper roll to reach the hole. I have had to choose my 3-wood, hybrid and even my putter, […]
How to Fix Two Common Pitching Mistakes
Wreaking havoc with a simple pitch shot is total frustration to any player. It can even make you lose your cool. Or worse yet, watching in utter disbelief as the ball flies sideways – turning into the dreaded shank! To help you with the problems playing effective pitch shots, check out these two potential problems. […]
Knowing the Ratio of Your Carry/Rolls
The best way to become skilled at chipping is to know exactly how each club in your golf bag performs. For example, assuming that you make the same length swing with every club, the sand wedge will spend 90% of its time airborne and only 10% on the ground. On the other hand, your 4-iron […]
Flag In…or Flag Out When Chipping?
Many golfers wonder whether or not to remove the flag stick when they’re setting up just off the edge of the green to chip. There are lots of opinions on this, so here are my thoughts… Most professional golfers prefer to leave the flag stick in place because it can act as a backstop which […]