One of the reasons that average golfers throw away shots around the greens is that they don't make solid contact when chipping and pitching.
Poor contact in the short game is especially problematic because it leads to inconsistent distance control and shots that start offline.
If this is a problem in your game, fear not, as SwingFix instructor Justin Bruton has some tips in this video segment to help you make better contact around the greens.
So work on having soft hands and making a positive strike when playing short-game shots, and the improved contact will help you lower your scores.
For more tips from Golf Channel to help you improve your short game, click here.