Chip

Setup

  • Choke down on club
  • Ball centered in stance
  • Weight is on front foot (75% - 80%)
  • Hands are ahead of the ball

Swing

  • Chip is more like a putt
  • Arms and shoulders form a "triangle"
  • Maintain and swing the "triangle"
  • Match the backswing to the follow through
  • Keep the weight on the front leg
  • Swing to your pocket on the backswing
  • Use the club that will roll the ball the proper distance to the hole
This video explains the difference between a chip and a pitch shot.

This video explains the proper setup for a chip shot. 

This video demonstrates the proper chip shot technique.

This video explains a 30' chip shot with a sand wedge.

This video explains a 60' chip shot with an 8 iron.