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TPC River Highlands

Winter Chipping Game DrillEnjoy this tip from our Director of Player Development, Justin Smith! When we are able to hit the links again in the Spring, one area that takes the most time to get back into shape is our short game touch. This is simply because most of us have not had any meaningful practice over the winter months. Here is a drill that will help us work on our touch while having some fun. Using foam or real golf balls (spouse approval required) set up several targets 5-15 yards away from your hitting area. This is where we can get creative in how we use the drill. We can use these as landing targets or finishing targets. A landing target means that we hit the ball in the air landing on the target. A finishing target would allow the ball to hit and roll out, stopping at our target. Start with three balls and try to hit all three at the same target. Do this until you have hit the target once then switch targets. Continue practicing this with three different targets before ending the drill. To take this drill to the next level would be to hit one ball at each of the three targets starting with the closer one and working towards the furthest one. If you find success here, then you can go to random distance targets, mirroring how we actually play golf. This would be the most advanced level of this drill, and if we can do this we will be as ready as we can be when Spring arrives. Working through this drill once or twice a week will not only keep our current skills sharp, but we can even increase our touch and feel. This drill allows us to use the quiet winter months as a time for meaningful practice, building skill instead of losing skill. ... See MoreSee Less

Winter Chipping Game Drill

 

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Thanks Justin. Will do!!!

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TPC River Highlands

A light layer of snow at the practice facility and on The First Tee of Connecticut course to kick off the week! ❄️⛳️ ... See MoreSee Less

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TPC River Highlands

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TPC River Highlands was named by Golf Digest as “One of the Top 10 Golf Courses in the State” and the “Best Private Course in the State” by Connecticut Golfer Online for six consecutive years. Click below to view TPC River Highlands’ scorecard.