Should You Chip Or Putt From Just Off The Green?

Joe Hallett

Joe Hallett

SwingU Master Faculty, Golf Magazine Top-100 in America, Golf Digest No. 1 in Tennessee, 2018 PGA Educator of the Year

Finding yourself just off the green provides a dilemma for a lot of golfers — should you chip it or putt it? How about neither. Instead of trying to gauge how the fringe will impact your putt’s roll or hitting a chip into a tiny landing spot, try a different club: your ugly putter. Gripping your hybrid or fairway wood as if it were your putter, play the shot like a putt and you won’t have to worry about being so precise.