Next to putting, chip shots are the easiest golf shots there are.  But unfortunately a lot of golfers duff chip shots by either sculling them or hitting them fat.  The reason this happens is usually because golfers setup incorrectly and have way too many moving parts in their chipping swings. So if that’s you, today…

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A lot of golfers suffer badly when faced with a pitch shot.  But pitching needn’t be tough or difficult.  But like any other golf shot it requires the correct setup to help guarantee a good golf shot.  And that I believe is where a lot of golfers make pitch shots much tougher than they need…

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Every pitch shot you hit has to have a finish position and that’s what we’re going to look at right now. After impact the clubhead has to continue swinging. At the moment of impact when hitting a pitch shot the left hip has to turn back behind you in order for the clubhead to come…

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Now let’s look at the follow-through of a pitch shot. After the leading edge of the golf club enters the turf there are two places it can go. First, if the swing was too steep the leading edge will continue to swing further down into the turf. If the clubhead continues into the turf this…

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Let’s now look at the downswing of a pitch shot. If the golf club arrives at the top of the backswing in the correct position it will be much easier to swing the golf club back down into the back of the golf ball consistently so you hit great pitch shots. The angle of the…

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Success when pitching has a lot to do with distance control. And to help improve your distance control when pitching you should have three different backswing lengths that control the different distances you want your pitching clubs to travel. Nowadays most sets of golf clubs come with a pitching wedge and a sand wedge. Also,…

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We have covered the pitching setup well and truly so it’s now time to look at swinging the club back for a pitch shot. Once you are in a perfect pitching setup position the golf club should begin to move away from the golf ball with clubhead swinging back on a slight arc away from…

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This is the final pitching lesson on the setup before you start improving your pitching backswing. Now because you placed 70% of your weight on your left side at address for your pitch shot the grip of the golf club has to come with you. You can not leave the grip of the golf club…

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In the previous pitching lesson I said that you should have the golf ball in the center of your stance when playing a pitch shot. So now we are going to look at some more finer points to hit successful pitch shots. After you have addressed the golf ball in the center of your stance…

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When you address the golf ball for a pitch shot the ball position plays a major role in the trajectory that the golf ball will have after impact. For example, the further back in your stance you position the golf ball the lower the trajectory of the pitch shot and the less backspin and more…

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