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Question on Chipping:

Should my club face be neutral or closed while making short chips?

It is my belief that you should set your club face square for almost all short game shots. When you hit a golf ball squarely in the center of the club face you can control better where it goes as far as distance, direction and spin.

Anytime you make contact where the face is open or closed you are going to impart some side spin which is always harder to control. There are certain shots that require this of course, but in most cases square is best.

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