By: Jim Murphy, Sugar Creek Country
To help create better contact on
pitch shots, take your normal stance and set up. Then take your back foot and
lift it up in the air as if you were a stork on one leg.
Keep your leg up and hit your
pitch. This drill keeps you from falling back onto your trail foot, which
bottoms the club out too early. That causes the two worst shots: the blade and
Jim Murphy is a PGA Class A Golf Professional who joined Sugar Creek Country Club as Director of Instruction in 2005. One of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America, Jim enjoys teaching players of all levels from tour pros to beginners. To learn more about Jim Murphy and see more of his game improvement tips like this, click here.