Golf Tip – Pitch Shot

October 28, 2015 Posted by Matt

Ever wonder how the pros create spin on a pitch shot?  Sometimes, you will have little green to work with on a pitch shot, and you will need to fly the ball to the hole and make it stop quickly.  To hit this shot, use a sand wedge and open the face, so the heel of the club is pointing toward your front foot.  Play the ball slightly back of the center of your stance.  Hold your hands so the face remains open throughout the swing and points up at the finish.  Do not take a divot, but pick the ball off the grass by sliding the club along the top of the grass.  The ball should float high and spin to a quick stop.  This pitch shot requires practice, so give it some time before you try it on the course.

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