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6 Tips to Take Your Short Game to the Next Level

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Daniel Augustus chips onto the second green during the final round of the APGA Tour

Daniel Augustus chips onto the second green during the final round of the APGA Tour

Drive for show but putt for dough is an often used golf cliche but it's missing a few vital elements to the game like iron play and short game. One could argue that for recreational golfers, a good short game is actually the most important since they are more likely to miss the green or be scrambling and need their short game to bail them out.
So to help you dial in your short game, we scoured the PGA social channels to find six awesome tips from PGA Coaches that you can add to your practice today, including how to hit a flop shot, chipping & pitching drills and much more. Get ready, you'll be scoring low in no time with your newly found short game.
And if you want more personalized tips to help lower your score, be sure to connect with a PGA Coach in your area.
1. Practice your chipping effectively
2. Use a glove to dial in your short game
3. Hit the perfect flop shot
4. Choose the correct ball position
5. Keep it simple
6. Create spin through your rotation

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