It's a shot that can make even the best golfers look silly. Shake the fear of chipping from a tight lie with this simple coin drill

Having missed a green, often the last thing a golfer wants to see is a ball that’s come to rest on short grass. If this sounds like you don’t worry, you’re not alone. Check out our video that will change the way you approach chipping from tight lies…

Chipping from tight lies: The main points

The beauty of this drill is in its simplicity. First, find a tight area of grass and place two coins and a ball on the ground a few inches apart in a line pointing away from you.

From here, address the first coin with the goal of just clipping it off the top of the grass. By hitting at something other than a ball, people often feel more comfortable.

Want to learn what to do from here? You’ll have to watch the video…

This chipping tips video was filmed at Lumine Golf Club, host venue of the 2019 European Tour Qualifying School. For more information, visit their website.