Butch Harmon: Better Chip Shots

An easy way to start hitting better chip shots.

Released on 5/5/2015

Transcript

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Do you struggle with your little chip shots
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around the green?
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Gosh I hate to say this word, have the yips?
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Let me show you what happens and then I'm gonna show you
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how you can get out of it.
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Well when you have the yips what happens is
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as you come into this chip your left arm
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just stops and freezes, and you just
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scoop at it with your right hand.
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Those of you who have struggled with this shot
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know the feeling because you're like this.
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You usually will bone it across the green or hit it fat.
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So here's what I want you to do.
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I want you to hit some chip shots
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and as you come in, just let go of the club with
00:36
your right hand and keep your left arm going.
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Because the yips are caused when the left arm stops
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and the right hand takes over.
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This is what it looks like.
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Normal setup, ball back, hands forward,
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let the left keep going.
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If you let the left arm keep going,
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you get out of those yips.
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