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Tip of the Week: Adjust setup for better chip shots

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LA QUINTA, CA - JANUARY 24: Bill Haas and Brandt Snedeker of the United States stand on the 11th tee during round three of the Humana Challenge in Partnership with The Clinton Foundationon on the Jack Nicklaus Private Course at PGA West on January 24, 2015 in La Quinta, California. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)  - 

Regardless of your ability level, missed greens are part of the game, and the higher your handicap the more you’re likely to miss in a given round.

While hitting more greens obviously would be nice, equally important is being able to chip the ball effectively when your approach shots miss the mark.



The key to successful chipping is distance control and good distance control comes from the ability to make solid contact.

In this video segment, top-100 instructor Brian Mogg is going to show you how a setup change when you’re chipping will help you make solid contact time and again.

Try this approach when you practice and you’ll get the ball up and down more often, which is one of the easiest ways to shave strokes off your scores.

For more tips from Golf Channel to help you with your short game, click here.