2017

  • Pitch it pin high

    Tuesday, 21 November 2017

    Maintain set-up loft to control distance on shorter shots Fault: Poor distance control on chips and pitches Fix: Focus on your trail wrist to maintain face loft  When it comes to pitching, the club golfer is typically more out for distance than direction. Failure to send the ball the right distance normally comes down to inconsistent angles during the swing; alter...

  • How to pitch from a bare lie

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    How to make solid contact when playing a pitch shot from a bare lie Finding a decent strike off a bare lie is all about creating the perfect angle of attack. Too steep and you present your wedge's sharper, leading edge to the ground, and with a very clean lie any contact before the ball results in a duff. But too shallow...

  • How to hit a 70 yard pitch shot

    Friday, 14 July 2017

    It's one of the fiddliest lengths in golf, but it's a common and vital shot. There are four areas you must master to pull it off It's the length you often leave yourself. Whether it's the third shot on a par 5 or long par 4, or perhaps the second on a shorter par 4, the 70-yard pitch is an in-between...

  • Pitching: Split your hands for a crisp pitch

    Wednesday, 7 June 2017

    The easy way to apply a pure strike around the green Fault: Thin/ heavy hits from inconsistent attack angles Fix: Split the hands for a consistent attack and release A crisp strike around the green comes from applying the sole of your club to the turf with some gentle downward pressure. One method of doing this is to work the lead arm and...