In the Golf Zone


Target and trajectory are the two keys to hitting successful short game shots. Pitching, (much like chipping just hit with higher loft) is used when we want to fly the ball farther in the air instead of hitting a shot that is low to the ground. My great-uncle and World Golf Hall of Fame inductee Christy O’Connor Sr. told me a great drill that can be used to work on pitching at… Read More

Set up the 4 tees as described below or in Drill #1 Four Corners. Start by setting up 4 tees 3 ft away from the cup at each of the four major corners of the hole (6 o’clock, 9 o’clock, 3 o’clock and 12 o’clock). A good way to get an approximate distance of 3 ft is to use one’s putter length. However instead of hitting 3 balls from each station, like… Read More