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By Karen Jansen – LPGA Professional
One of the most challenging shots in golf is the pitch shot. Follow the simple guidelines below to improve your pitching and lower your scores!
• The Pitch Shot spends more time in the air than on the ground
• Use a lofted club like a pitching or sand wedge
• Open your stance
• Ball position in the middle
• Weight on forward foot
• Hinge wrists on the backswing
• Hit down to make the golf ball go up in the air
LPGA Teaching Professional Karen Palacios-Jansen was voted 2008 LPGA National and Southeast Section Teacher of the Year. Voted by Golf Digest Magazine as one of America’s “Top 50 Women Instructors” for 11 straight years, Karen has her own golf events company-Swing Blade Enterprises in Mooresville, North Carolina. Karen, a certified personal trainer, developed a golf-specific fitness system called Cardiogolf available on DVD and worked as managing editor for Golf Fitness Magazine. For more information-visit http://kpjgolf.com