Using A Bump and Run to Lower Golf Score

I have mentioned before that a bump and run is a great golf shot that allows golfers to roll the ball pin. It offers a better chance of going in or at least leave a very simple putt left for an up and down. I have found, with a resurgence of my use with a 7-iron, I am playing more confident shots with greater success. I have even chipped in twice in the last two weeks and this is always a good thing. I know I talk about a bump and run a fair bit, but how exactly do we play such shots to produce consistent effective results. Well, I have a short video that should clear up any confusion you might have.

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Methodically Building A Golf Game

Can you remember back to when you first started golfing. I wonder if you just picked up a club and started whacking away. When I first started, that is exactly what I did. I actually never practiced for the first 15 years after I swung my first club. I play a great deal and I guess that was considered my practice. Until 30 years ago, when I started practicing, I would suggest I bounce around at whatever part of my game that needed fixing that day.

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My Chipping Practice Is Finally Paying Off

After a month of chipping practice before my course opened, I finally feel like my chipping practice is paying off. I realize that I should have had a faster start, but after 30 days, I think I am still ahead of the chipping curve from previous years. It might seem odd, but chipping on DIY mat and off the ground takes some adjustments that I had not realized. But, all is good now and I feel comfortable over the ball when chipping inside 40 yards.

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Self-Assessment of My 2019 Golf Game

Before forging ahead with my 2020 golf season, I always find it beneficial to look back at my performance last year. This introspection guides my goals for the next season, but only if I honestly look at what I accomplished and put it in a perspective I can use. This is not overly difficult, but it only works if I am true to myself and be totally honest.

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