GOLF TIPS: Chipping away

Posted May 10, 2011, at 4:37 p.m.
Last modified July 06, 2011, at 1:07 a.m.

(Video by John Clarke Russ, BDN)

The Bangor Daily News is posting on its website ( a series of weekly video golf tips from local pros to aid golfers with basic instruction.

This week’s guest pro is Sonny Reynolds, golf pro and owner of Sonny’s Par-3 Golf Course and Driving Range in Winterport.

In the accompanying video, Reynolds shows how to chip a ball close to the hole from just off the green, enabling shorter first putts.

To get more individualized or advanced instruction, check with a local pro.

Part 1: The grip

Part 2: The stance

Part 3: The swing

Part 4: Ball position

Part 5: Pitch shots

Part 6: Chip shots

Part 7: Greenside bunker shots

Part 8: Fairway bunkers

Part 9: Putting

Part 10: Lag putting

Part 11: Breaking putts

Part 12: Generating power


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