28 Jun '11, 4pm
Fulton Blog: From the practice facility to the green: Jacobson is a great example of a player who really gets a
Like the full swing, it's good to understand what it is you are trying to do when it comes to hitting a low shot, medium trajectory, or even a high lob. This development can be fun, but needs to be conducted, understood and practiced at the practice facility first. When doing this, I think it's very helpful to give your short game shots an identity. For example, at the TOUR Academies we teach six short game shots: Chipping, Hinge & Hold, Toss Shot, Pitching, Lob Shot & Bunkers. By giving each shot its own name, the mind can quickly package and deliver it when you are faced with one of those six shots on the golf course.