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

Fri, Apr 22 2022 7:06 PM (332 replies)
  • NickolasMagos
    33 Posts
    Fri, Sep 18 2020 3:55 PM

    SW and LW are cheap and i don't buy golf balls, but all my other equipment is top notch.  Maybe its the wrong strategy.  But today I got some puzzling results.  On some shots I get it 2 to 3 yards from the flag, and on other shots 5 to 8 yards.  Same formula used.  I can only guess sometimes the ball hits a down slope and takes off because the wedge doesn't have enough stopping power.

  • NickolasMagos
    33 Posts
    Sun, Sep 20 2020 11:46 AM

    I think it's a case of forgetting to put back spin on some shots when I rush and that explains the 5 to 8 yard misses.  Normally I get it 2 to 3 yards, unless the down slope gradient is severe.

    Pro Tour wedges have a spin value of 1.  Better than the starter ones that have 0.5, but nothing like the expensive ones.

  • NeedBeerNow
    2 Posts
    Fri, Apr 22 2022 7:06 PM

    I am good at pitching so I do that.