How to Hit a Short Chip Shot Out of the Rough

Free Golf Lessons From a PGA Pro

Learning how to hit a short chip shot out of the rough can be one of the easiest ways to lower your score. Even if you don’t quite make the green, you can be back on track with a quick & easy chip shot. With this free golf instruction video you can chip out of the rough like the pros do.

MATT DILLMAN, PGA PRO>> Hi, My name’s Matt Dillman head golf professional here at Thousand Hills Golf Resort in beautiful Branson, Missouri.

I’m out here talking about some short game and trying to give a few tips and lessons. What I’ve got here is that I’m in the rough, just off the edge of the green and it is thick. You probably can’t even see my ball in there. But I’m going to show you how to get this out.

What we’re gonna do is use your most lofted club. I’ve got my 60 degree. I’m going to open it just a tad bit. I’m going to try to make myself come down a little more on the ball just to get it up and out and get it on the green and close to the pin. Let’s see how this works out.

Wasn’t a bad shot at all. Just remember, play it in the back of your stance, open it up just a little and try to come down on it pretty steep.