Is pitching a'gray area'for golf instruction?



Is pitching a’gray area’for golf instruction?

I have always felt that pitching was the "gray area" for golf instruction. There is a lot of conflicting and confusing information out there on how to hit a pitch shot, how to control trajectory and how to control distance. It is also a shot that requires a lot of practice and finesse to really become an expert.

How do you hit a simple pitch shot on the Green?

Your ball has landed within the 30-80 yard range and you want to hit a simple basic pitch shot onto the green. To hit a basic pitch shot with average TBR (trajectory, bounce and roll), simply remember CCC (center, center, center).

What is a chip shot in golf?

The chip is a short-game shot typically used off the green from around 40 yards and in. In almost all cases, it involves striking the ball onto the green with a very short swing and letting the ball roll towards the hole. Typical situations on the golf course that would call for a chip shot are:

What is the best way to chipping a golf ball?

The basic idea for chipping is to take the club back, usually no more than chest height, and deliver it into the ball at a consistent loft. Arguably the best way to help you achieve this is by employing the hinge-and-hold method.