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How to properly use chip and pitch clubs: A guide V2.0

Sun, Apr 5 2020 11:25 PM by SCarolinamama. 326 replies.
  • mcantos United States
    10 Posts
    Sun, Jun 25 2017 7:21 AM

    Very valuable guide thank you...

     

  • blindpugh United Kingdom
    433 Posts
    Fri, Aug 4 2017 3:02 PM

    To save pitching and chipping,best to land on the green.

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  • SJ20180 Canada
    3 Posts
    Sat, Jan 6 2018 3:42 PM

    Thank you. Much useful for newbie like me.

  • JFidanza United States
    1,674 Posts
    Sat, Jan 6 2018 11:09 PM

  • FlyingJDiscGolf United States
    8 Posts
    Tue, Feb 27 2018 5:53 PM

    Thanks for posting that video, JFidanza!

  • AMJ47 India
    4 Posts
    Wed, Mar 7 2018 8:24 AM

    Excellent and useful. Thanks

  • Faz2000 Australia
    93 Posts
    Tue, Jul 10 2018 1:35 AM

    Great insights and tips. At the moment I'm so bad at Chipping I exclusively use the 64 degree wedge PITCH when I'm inside 17 yards, especially good on those hard sloping greens when you want to get it to the hole and stop it.

    The flop works will for something between 20-28 yards or so, and beyond that it's the magic of the punched 64 degree wedge all the way out to 50 yards. That's the money club for me.

    Longer pitches and really any chips I seem to get totally out of control on and risk leaving the ball way short or (more often) about 8 yards long.

    Out of the bunkers I guess with a full wedge. I probably should get better at that. :-D

  • YankeeJim United States
    25,523 Posts
    Tue, Jul 10 2018 7:45 AM

    Faz2000:
    Out of the bunkers I guess with a full wedge. I probably should get better at that. :-D

    That pitch works from greenside traps. The punch shot is also great out of traps where the pitch won't make it out.

  • CFitzgerald1292 United States
    20 Posts
    Tue, Jul 10 2018 8:47 AM
    I do not chip, pitch, flop, or punch on any short shot. I use a full swing with a strike percentage based on experience and adjustments for lie, elevation, and wind. I also use backspin on almost all shots. I have found this will land the ball closer to the hole and eliminate most of the intervening terrain. this works if you have good wedges and most important balls that spin.
  • YankeeJim United States
    25,523 Posts
    Tue, Jul 10 2018 9:31 AM

    CFitzgerald1292:
    I do not chip, pitch, flop, or punch on any short shot

    That's why these numbers are painfully low over 2500 rounds.  ;-)

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