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Excerpts — Golf-2nd Edition

Putting Techniques

With recent and impending rule changes relative to putting technique, the number of techniques will continue to change. We therefore recommend that a player master the conventional method of putting using a standard length putter.

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Chip Shots

The chip shot is a single, smooth motion. The club travels back from the ball and then returns to and through the ball with the golfer in a balanced position. Because the weight is loaded to the target side during the address, there is little lower-body movement.

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Know the Course Drills

The golf hole in figure 10.9 is a relatively short 340-yard par-4 hole, but it has several hazards. Plan your strategy for this hole.

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