In Between Clubs
Knowing what to do
Almost every round we're all confronted
with that shot that's "in between
clubs". Those are the situations that
can contribute to mental pressure during
play and having the confidence of
knowing what to do can lead to a better
What's the solution? You guessed
it - practice!
During your practice sessions take some
time to hit irons that you choke down on
the grip and see what distances the ball
flies. Where do you grip the club to
make it go five yards less than your
normal distance? Emphasize your shorter
irons like the 7, 8,and 9. Be sure you
know exactly how those clubs behave and
that you know how much more you have to
"stay down" during the swing.
Next, try the same drill but get a good
feel for a two-thirds swing and a
three-quarter swing and what distances
you hit each of those clubs with a choke
What distinguishes a really good golfer
is their ability to "create shots". This
is your opportunity to build up an
inventory of other shots to beat those
dreaded "in betweens".
Good luck and play well.
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