Becoming a more confident player in the scoring zone is an easy way to knock strokes off your score, which means you have to improve your abilities around the green. First, Charlie King explains the difference between pitching and chipping, and discusses what you should do before you prepare to swing and how you should set your stance, posture and grip. Then, Charlie and Brian Manzella teach you some of the ways to improve your short game by demonstrating the mechanics for distance control and showing you how to make solid contact. Finally, you’ll learn some fun practice games that you can use to challenge yourself and prepare for the shot-by-shot nature of a round on the course, rather than a sequence of chipping and pitching technique shots at the range.
Learn the key to getting up and down with your chips. PGA instructor Brian Manzella teaches you how to select the right club for distance control around the green. Discover how to use the Rule of 12 to calculate where to carry the ball and how much roll to expect. From PGA Instructor Charlie King,Watch Now >>
In this video, you will learn some simple bunker play basics that you can follow for success. Hitting out of the sand is a different shot in golf and one that requires a specific set-up and swing change. PGA Instructor Joe Plecker Jr. shows you what you need to know to improve your bunker play; including proper ball position, stance and swing adjustments. Following these simple modifications will lead to more success and better scores.Watch Now >>
There are a number of variables that factor into the process of selecting a club for golf shots around the green. In order to decide on the right club and come up with a successful shot, you have to consider a few different things about your current situation, and then make the appropriate swing withWatch Now >>
For most amateur golfers, the sand trap is perhaps the most frightful place to be on the golf course. The thought of bunkers has been known to send shivers down the spine, especially those tricky lies that seem practically impossible. You know the ones: downhill, uphill, below the feet, buried — the kinds of shotsWatch Now >>