Pitch shots are all in the wrist
The main difference between a chip shot and a pitch shot is the use of the wrists. In chipping they are quiet, and in pitching they are active. Other differences include the fact that pitch shots travel farther and most often fly much more than they roll. A typical pitch shot with a sand wedge will roll less than 10 feet after flying maybe 30 yards.
Given the thought process that more moving parts means more things can go wrong, there are more mistakes made in pitching than in chipping. The most prevalent is hitting the ball along the equator, producing a ball flight that stays close to the ground and goes way past the intended target. Others include hitting the ball “fat” or “chunking” the shot, where the club comes into contact with the ground before it hits the ball or topping the ball so that it just rolls a few feet or yards. Let’s look at a few clues to a successful pitch shot:
Firstl, you need to turn your body in the backswing as if you were making a mini full swing, which you are.
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