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Question on Chipping:

Maria - I am a pretty good golfer but cannot chip!! I have read articles and watch tons of videos. I have tried ball positions, different strokes but I cannot catch the ball clean. I even tried Michelson hinge and hold. If I could chip I could drop 5-6 strokes a round- help!
--Steve H. from Riverside, NJ

These are the two basic chip shots:

The Bump and Run:
www.mygolfinstructor.com/instruction/chipping/the-bump-and-run/

The Hinge and Hold:
www.mygolfinstructor.com/instruction/chipping/the-hinge-and-hold/

These articles will tell you how to set up and execute. Check them out as maybe there is a tip or two there that you were missing that will help you out a lot. I tell all my students that you just need a system. Get a system with out to set up consistently and how to execute the shot and do it the same every time. Then add your won feel, rhythm and finishing touches and you'll be a short game wiz.

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