Asked By: Harry Bryant Date: created: Feb 09 2022

Can you use a wedge on the green in golf

Answered By: Ronald Reed Date: created: Feb 10 2022

A golfer can use a wedge to hit a chip shot on a green if they feel it will get them closer to the hole than putting the ball on the putting surface. In that case, a golfer may use a wedge to chip the ball from one part of the green to another, going over the obstructing portion of the green, for the best result.

Asked By: Aidan Roberts Date: created: Feb 26 2021

What degree wedge should I use around the green

Answered By: Bernard Long Date: created: Feb 27 2021

Normally a club with a 50 to 54° loft. The rule of thumb is that a player should have four degrees of difference between each wedges. E.g. a golfer with a pitching wedge lofted at 46° should have a gap wedge of 50° , a sand wedge of 54° and a lob wedge of no less than 58°.

Asked By: Jordan Hayes Date: created: Dec 21 2020

Can you legally chip on the green

Answered By: Isaac Price Date: created: Dec 24 2020

Yes, You Can Chip on the Green (or Use Any Other Club) Brent Kelley is an award-winning sports journalist and golf expert with over 30 years in print and online journalism. That would not be a very smart way to play golf, but it would be perfectly legal under the Rules of Golf.

Asked By: Clifford Washington Date: created: Nov 30 2021

Can you use your putter off the green

Answered By: Adam Patterson Date: created: Dec 01 2021

Charles Howell III prepares to putt from just off the green at the 2007 Nissan Open. Technically, a golfer may use a putter anywhere on the course. You’re welcome to use it on every shot, if you like, but unless you’re playing miniature golf you won’t score very well with that strategy.

Asked By: Geoffrey Hernandez Date: created: Dec 08 2021

How do you chip onto the green

Answered By: Dylan Nelson Date: created: Dec 11 2021

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Asked By: Austin Moore Date: created: Feb 21 2021

Where should weight be when putting

Answered By: Joshua Rodriguez Date: created: Feb 21 2021

Weight Distribution

Your body should be in a balanced position over the ball. A neutral position will see your weight evenly distributed on both feet. Your putting stroke will bottom out in the centre of your stance.

Asked By: Adam Flores Date: created: Oct 27 2020

How far should you hit a 7 iron

Answered By: Charles Simmons Date: created: Oct 27 2020

For example, you might think that you are hitting your 7-iron 155 yards. You’ll typically pull that club on the course from that distance, but in reality you might be hitting it 145 yards.

Asked By: Douglas Russell Date: created: Feb 11 2021

Is a 60 degree wedge hard to hit

Answered By: Diego Coleman Date: created: Feb 12 2021

As a sign of things to come, two of the winners carried 64-degree wedges! Weekend players complain that lob wedges are difficult to hit. If you simply accelerate through impact, a 60-degree wedge is just as easy to hit as a 55. Play the ball in the middle of your stance and go short backswing to long follow.

Asked By: Anthony Roberts Date: created: Apr 01 2021

How far should a 60 degree wedge go

Answered By: Austin Hernandez Date: created: Apr 03 2021

Average Loft Angle and Distances of Clubs

Club Loft Angle Distance for Men
Pitching Wedge 47 – 53 Degrees 80-105-120
Gap Wedge 50 – 54 Degrees 70-95-110
Sand Wedge 54 – 58 Degrees 60-80-100
Lob Wedge 58 – 62 Degrees 50-70-90

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Asked By: Carl Stewart Date: created: Apr 19 2021

Can you lie on the green to read a putt

Answered By: Oliver Price Date: created: Apr 21 2021

1) when on the green, your knees cannot touch the ground while reading a put. 2) you can only have the flag tended when you are on the putting surface, not from the fringe, rough, etc.

Asked By: Jacob Martin Date: created: May 07 2021

Are Chip putters legal

Answered By: Ralph Thomas Date: created: May 10 2021

Two-way chippers are illegal. The United States Golf Association, the governing body for the sport in North America, sets forth the applicable standard in Rule 4-1d. It states that a clubhead shall have “only one striking face except putters with similar faces.”

Asked By: Jackson Peterson Date: created: Oct 24 2021

Can you change golf balls on the green

Answered By: Isaiah Rivera Date: created: Oct 27 2021

If the “one ball rule” is not in effect, however, golfers may swap out different types of golf balls at any point in a round of golf, so long as the change is made in-between holes rather than during the play of a hole. Rule 15-1 states: “A player must hole out with the ball played from the teeing ground ”

Asked By: Rodrigo Brooks Date: created: Jan 11 2022

Why do golfers poke the green

Answered By: Alexander Adams Date: created: Jan 11 2022

They actually grow in the air spaces between the soil particles. On putting greens, the aim is to move water away from the surface as quickly as possible. On soil greens, that can be quite difficult but the requirement is to keep the surface in contact with the sub surface. That means aerating at all different depths.

Asked By: Jaden Moore Date: created: Oct 30 2020

Can you touch the line of your putt with your putter

Answered By: Bernard White Date: created: Nov 01 2020

The “line of putt” is defined in the Rules as “the line that the player wishes his ball to take after a stroke on the putting green” including “a reasonable distance on either side of the intended line”. The penalty for a breach of Rule 16-1a is loss of hole in match play or two strokes in stroke play.

Asked By: Wallace White Date: created: Sep 15 2021

Are you allowed to use a tee on the fairway

Answered By: Thomas Hill Date: created: Sep 16 2021

Rule 5.4 Use of tee on fairway or in rough

You can use a tee not to exceed 6 inches anywhere on the fairway or rough. This rule gives you a better chance of striking the ball without dribbling the ball a few yards away. Most recreational golfers are not very good at taking a divot and so top the ball frequently.

Asked By: Diego Griffin Date: created: Sep 12 2021

How do you get good at chipping

Answered By: Jonathan Miller Date: created: Sep 14 2021

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Asked By: Stanley Robinson Date: created: Nov 10 2021

Where should the ball be in your stance when chipping

Answered By: Donald Wright Date: created: Nov 12 2021

Ball Position

The ball should be positioned somewhere between the center of your stance to the inside of your back foot. The narrow stance will make the ball appear it is farther back in your stance. This should place your hands slightly to the left (in front) of the ball to encourage a downward strike.

Asked By: Jayden Jones Date: created: Jan 31 2021

Which club should I use for chipping

Answered By: Matthew Foster Date: created: Feb 01 2021

Using a sand wedge or lob wedge from the deep rough will almost always be your best bet for getting the ball up and onto the green. Spin is less predictable. You can use spin to stop the golf ball when chipping, especially from a good fairway lie.

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