Ideally the standard chip shot will be used if there is more grass (rough or fairway) to cover than the amount of green that the ball has to roll on.
Most beginners (and even some club players) try to help the ball up in to the air. This is incorrect and leads to all sorts of miss-hit shots.
As apart of SportsEngine's #RoadToGold series, we are focusing on youth athletes who have bright futures. Golfer Lucy Li talks about her experiences as an elite youth athlete.
As apart of SportsEngine's #RoadToGold series, we are focusing on youth athletes who have bright futures. Golfer Akshay Bhatia talks about his experiences as an elite youth athlete.
Two of the nation’s top young golfers explain how they have accomplished so much already yet temper the immense expectations
. Good putting is a lot more mental than physical. Not a lot can go wrong with your stroke on a six-footer—it's a fairly short and quiet motion.
If you don't swing down into the ball with your weight forward, you're probably going to hit that shaft. Best part about this drill is that you can do it anywhere.
Make a stroke by rocking your shoulders like the pendulum on a grandfather clock, straight back and straight through. It should be a smooth, rhythmic motion.
Depending on your strengths and weaknesses, and the risk-reward factor, here's how a pro would think in this situation.
The most important part of the swing is the rotation of your body. Sometimes when trying to achieve this, your club face will become unstable.
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