How Many Wedges Do You Own?

Yesterday, I asked this very question and I was not really surprised at the results. As a collector of golf clubs, I would suggest I fit into the 10+ category. And this is after I gave a couple of away to some friends. Before you start to judge me for having more wedges that I need, I should explain what is going on!

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Golf Drill: Short Side Chipping

Golf is a funny game. The more we want to succeed, the more challenging it becomes. There are many approaches to improving our games, so I have decided to take a proactive approach this year and practice areas I know will offer the most benefit to my goal of being a scratch golfer. These practice sessions are not a result of poor play (although I do make minor adjustments when things are not going well), but in areas that I know I need to strengthen.

Yesterday, I went to my local practice area to work on my short side chipping. As a benchmark, I consider anything under 10 yards to be the short side. My reasoning is that a delicate chip shot (closer than 10 yards) is required at least once a round. It is a shot I need to perfect to make sure my up and down percentage remains high and my scores go low. Continue reading