Master The Chip-Putt


A common mistake most amateurs make is to pick their most lofted club to chip with, even if they’re only a few yards short of the green.

If there are no hazards to carry ahead of you then this high shot is simply not required.

A much easier method is to play the chip in the same style as a putt, with any one of your less-lofted irons. The trick is to get the ball running out on the green as soon as possible so it takes the break of slope like a putt.

TG Top 12 Teacher Dan Frost demonstrates how this simple chipping method is a lot more reliable than the lofted alternative.

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