Once again, wet weather plays a part on the PGA Tour - this time at the Wyndham Championship. PGA Professional Brian Conley shares a great tip to improve your short game when playing in wet conditions.
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WATERLOO – When it happens to Tiger, people notice. Such was the case at the start of the 2015 PGA Tour golf season when Woods' erratic chipping at the Waste Management Phoenix Open had golf analysts using the words yips to desc
Need to chip the ball from off the green? If your course features large greens and ample run-up areas, don't automatically reach for the wedge. Instead, here are three tips to perfect the bump-and-run shot, which will get your ball down and running more quickly.
When PGA Tour professionals get into an "in between" yardage situation, they can rely on two things: knowing the exact distance of each of their wedges and hours of practice on the range.
Too often, students will ask me what the best club is to use for a basic chip shot, for example.
Not everybody has the short-game touch of a Matt Jones, who chipped in from more than 40 yards out Sunday to win a rainy Shell Houston Open playoff against Matt Kuchar.
In what's become somewhat of a tradition for me, I am writing "A Lesson Learned" for the Tournament of Champions event at Kapalua.
PGA Professional Thomas Troncoso, Head Professional at Chestnut Ridge CC, talks about what you should be seeing and hearing when hitting chips around the green.
Laird Small, Dir. of the Pebble Beach Golf Academy, offers help on how to pitch the ball consistently and successfully to improve your short game.
Brian Whitcomb, Director of Golf at Lost Tracks Golf Club in Bend, Ore., gives his best tips for chipping the golf ball. He explains the importance of chipping the ball one-third of the way in the air and then letting the ball roll the rest of the way to the hole.
PGA Teacher of the Year Laird Small shows how to read the rough by demonstrating that the grass between club face and ball reduces spin and control of ball flight.
PGA Professional Mark Sheftic corrects a common mistakes amateurs make with their chipping game.
PGA Master Professional John Hughes offers two different ways to play your ball when it lies on the fringe just off the green.
TNT's Craig Sager wanted to dramatically improve his game, so he went to the PGA Golf School in Port St. Lucie, Fla. PGA Professional Eric Hogge gave him some help on improving several aspects of his short game.
PGA Professional Chris Case shows you how to use the Flamingo Drill to improve your chipping game.
PGA Professional Quinn Griffing demonstrates how to best get your ball out of a bad lie near the green
It's no secret that under pressure one of the most nerve-racking golf experiences is the 4-to-6-foot putt.
The most important idea in chipping is to swing the clubhead at a descending angle, with the clubhead behind the hands. At impact, the shaft and body must be leading towards the target. The hand and wrist action should be minimal. Imagine the clubhead is shoving the ball into the ground.
Many players lift their head too soon when chipping because they are eager to see where the ball is going, or they try to help the ball into the air, which causes them to look up too soon. This leads to very inconsistent contact.
When chipping, most of your weight should remain on your front foot and your lower body should remain very quiet throughout the stroke. However, a common tendency is to sway during the stroke and that leads to inconsistency. Try this drill the next time you practice your chipping:
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