The offseason can be harder on a recreational golfer than a 230-yard par-3 over water.
Being a good chipper of the golf ball requires plenty of practice, but it also takes some imagination and the ability to execute a game plan.
Having a great short game requires a lot of practice, but it’s also predicated on an ability to control the golf ball.
The kiss of death on chips and pitches is deceleration. If you slow the club down through the hitting zone, you'll hit chips and pitches fat or thin.
Make no mistake about it, the fastest way to shave shots off your score is to improve your short game.