Over time, a simple method for getting the ball from off the green to the flagstick fell out of favor. I rarely see anyone chip like the late Hall of Fame golfer Paul Runyan. That’s a shame because this technique will make you more accurate around the greens with a lot less practice. Once you master the setup and learn to make a rhythmic stroke—like putting—you’ll start getting up and down more often. Let me show you how to chip old school.To see the rest of this informative article, go here! Source: Golf Digest Ron Kasprisky A.J. Avoli Picture: Beth Rankin
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Golf tip – Chipping it close. In this week’s Go Low PGA Professionals Piers Ward and Andy Proudman talk about set up and grip to help you improve your accuracy when chipping.Source: Meandmygolf
The chip and run can often look like a simple shot, but there are some things that many handicap golfers should aim to focus on. This video explains some of those things as Chris Ryan talks through the shot.Source : ChrisRyanGolf
To be a good chipper you have to learn to control the bottom of the arc in order to make good crisp contact. Reaching the bottom of the arc too soon results in hitting behind the ball and reaching the bottom too late results in a skulled or “bladed” shot. Neither is desirable. Keegan Bradley is a staunch believer that if you can learn to control the bottom of the arc in your chipping, it will carry over to your full swing and further enhance your golf game. Thanks to Keegan Bradley and Max Adler of Golf Digest for this interesting article!
I’ve always played my best golf in the summer. I won the 2011 PGA Championship in August, and my other two tour wins were in August and late May. Could be from growing up in Vermont. After shaking off the rust in spring and getting my body used to playing again, I always felt the pressure of about a 10-week window to shoot some low rounds and prove to myself I was getting better. Now that I play the tour and live in Jupiter, Fla., my life is perpetual summer. Still, there’s a part of me that expects to hit that mid-season form my buddies and I used to talk about.
When it’s deep into the season and you’re not playing well, it’s frustrating. This is when it’s time to revisit some basics. To me, the basics are driving and chipping. If you can do those two things well, you’ll be hard to beat. It’s rare to mess up a short iron from a fairway that badly. And if you can chip the ball to a foot, your putter doesn’t matter.
Chipping from an uneven lie requires a different technique than chipping from a flat lie. 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Malaska shows how to chip the ball straight at the flag from uphill, downhill and sidehill lies.Source : PGA.com Mike Malaska Picture : Neville Wootton
Chipping it close. In this weeks Go Low PGA Professionals Piers Ward and Andy Proudman talk about set up and grip to help you improve your accuracy when chipping.Source : Meandmygolf
This is a fantastic drill to getting your short game next to the hole and save a few strokes a round. Just pick up about 10 balls, grab your lob wedge, and choose a target about 15 yards away. Watch the video for all the details.Source : Swing by Swing Peter Finch Golf