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JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2022

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C L I C K H E R E TO L E A R N M O R E A B O U T C L A S S I C C LU B ' S P R O F E S S I O N A L G O L F I N S T R U C T I O N BOOK A TEE TIME THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CHIP AND A PITCH U nderstanding the differ- ence between a chip and a pitch and when to utilize each of these shots is one key to mastering your short game. The biggest difference between the two shots is the height and the roll out of the ball once it releases on the green. For a chip, the ball travels lower to the ground after contact and will release and roll out more than a pitch. This is very important to understand as you don't want the ball to fly all the way to the hole as it will end up rolling well past. A chip shot is best if you have a clear line to the pin with no obstructions. With a pitch shot, the ball will travel higher in the air and have a limited release because it lands on the green at a steeper angle. This shot is best utilized when you have obstacles between you and the pin, such as a bunker, lake or mound. ...................................................... < WATCH video to learn more. INSTRUCTION

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