Chip from the collar

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Everybody craves backspin in their approach shots just like the pros on Tour but when it comes at an unwanted time, when you haven’t got enough club or a gust of wind blows out of the blue, you will often find yourself up against the collar of rough at the side of the green.

Playing a normal chip shot brings the grass behind the ball into play, so the aim should be to strike the equator of the golf ball. Find out which club you should use and how to play the shot to perfection with this top golf video tip from Today’s Golfer Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens.