Mark Wilson of the PGA Rules Committee discusses Rule 13, which says that you should play the ball as it lies unless otherwise permitted. He talks about some of the exceptions and stipulations that come up when assessing your lie in certain spots and circumstances on the course such as divots, long grass, overhanging branches, bunkers, loose impediments and water.
In most cases, rescue clubs are more forgiving and easier to hit than a long iron. But, that doesn’t mean that they are the right choice every time. PGA Professional Eric Johnson explains why it is important to consider all course conditions before choosing what club to use on a particular shot. Sometimes hitting the shot you need may mean using the club that is harder to hit.Watch Now >>
Learn how to improve your putting distance control. PGA Professional Mike Davis teaches you how to be a better putter by developing your feel for distance control. He explains how to gather data on the putting green to feed your subconscious mind. You will also learn several helpful putting drills and how to create a routine on the putting green. By practicing your routine and developing your feel, you’ll stop focusing on your mechanics and have better distance control.Watch Now >>
In this video, you’ll see two great options to use if you find your ball lying up against the collar. First Brandel Chamblee shows you how to play the belly wedge by striking the center of the ball with the sole of the wedge. Next, PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how hitting the ball with the toe of the putter is a great option because it eliminates resistance to collar grass. Practice these alternative techniques and make a tough situation easier.Watch Now >>
Curing the shanks and chunks when chipping can be easy. PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how you can incorporate a towel and a 2 by 4 into your practice to ensure you never shank the ball again. Then Kevin shows you how to keep the weight on your forward side by using a paint can when practicing to eliminate chunks. Practice chipping using these simple tips and shanks and chunks will become a thing of the past.Watch Now >>