Most amateurs need to focus on two basic fundamentals, keep the ball in play and learn how to chip. Most of us have a tough time getting on the green in regulation, so you can never watch enough lessons on chipping to find a technique that works for you. In this video Mike Dero revisits
by the Aussie Golf Reviewer One of golf’s most frustrating shots is the duffed chip shot; especially when your ball is sitting on what looks like a nice lie, one that you normally easily chip onto the green. Well maybe the real reason you duff these shots is that that you are chipping against the
by Chris Ryan If you watched the 2017 Travelers Championship then you saw some wonderful shots. Of course there was Spieth’s miraculous bunker shot to win the tournament, but there were also some very delicate shots from the deep rough around the green. And those shots are way more difficult for we everyday golfers, than
by Stan Geer This is episode 2 in the acclaimed series, Teaching Pam To Play Golf. In this episode, Pam moves back from the putting green to learn how to chip. In this series we will follow Pam as she begins her odyssey to learn the game of golf. Her instructor, Stan Geer, will take
by Clay Ballard One of the prettiest sights in golf is when you see a ball travel under a hundred yards, bounce a couple of times and then just check up near the hole. Unfortunately, we usually only get to see this beauty on TV. Our shots, when we do hit the green, generally bounce
by Gary Allis Is there anything worse than being thee yards off the green, visualizing the ball rolling straight to the hole and then chunking your chip shot? Well, I suppose being three yards off the green and thinning the ball across the green and into the bunker is probably worse, but not by much.
by Mike Dero Want to score better? Learn to be a really good chipper. We amateurs hit so few greens in regulation, that one of the most important skills for us to master is definitely chipping. There are, of course, a lot of different techniques you can use for chipping. Some guys use the same
According to the PGA Tour Jordan Spieth is currently in the number 1 spot for greens hit in regulation at 77.22%. Steve Bowditch’s 53.8% puts him dead last. A study done in 1990, which is probably still pretty good, says the everyday golfer who shoots an 85 will hit 5 greens in regulation (27.8%) while