Get Up And Down With These Great Chipping Drills
One of the fastest ways to get your handicap moving south is by focusing on your short game. You can spend as much money as you like on a new driver, or this year's best irons, but it's a pretty safe bet that if you can get 'up and down' by chipping it close, your scores will tumble faster.
Luckily for you, we've been trawling the internet to find some great golf tips to help improve your chipping. Before you know it, you'll be wowing your golfing buddies with your Seve-like hands.
OK, maybe that's overdoing it a little - but check out these videos in any case...
Mickelson's 'Chipping 101'
One of the greatest ever exponents of the short game is the five-time major champion, Phil Mickelson. Here he explains to us that there is only one way to set up when you're chipping around the greens.
And he makes it all sound, oh, so simple...
Set Up Like The Pros
Our good friend Eric Cogorno now helps you level-up your chipping by focusing on how you address the ball. Feel closer together and standing closer to the ball will generally help increase the likelihood of a good strike.
Get Smart With Your Practice
Mark Crossfield and Coach Lockey now discuss their preferences when it comes to practice and the chipping drills they use to help improve both feel and consistency of strike.
Get Competitive - Par 18 Short Game Drill
This early video featuring Andy Proudman of MeAndMyGolf fame will help bring a little more of a competitive element to your chipping practice.
From nine different spots around the green Andy attempts to get up and down in as few shots as possible - with each 'hole' being par-2.
How would you fare?
Stop Chunking Your Chips
We've all done it. Standing over a relatively simple chip shot and, almost from nowhere, you take heavy ground first contact.
There are few more frustrating feelings in golf, but luckily Adam Bazalgette has a few helpful hints to get rid of those chunks and improve your chipping consistency.
Have More Than One Shot
You need to have the ability to play a certain type of shot as and when the situation demands it. Here Rick Shiels discusses the three main shots he feels will help drive down your scores: the bump and run; the lofted chip and the high shot over a bunker.
Hopefully after checking out these great chipping golf drills you'll be in better shape to play better golf and lower those scores.
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