Seeing a 125-yard par-3 on the scorecard looks like an automatic birdie chance, but when you see those bigger numbers — 150, 175, even 200 — there’s an intimidation factor from the start. Joe Beck has four tips that will make those longer par-3s more manageable and have you looking at more birdie putts.
Golf is a game of misses. When you’re off on a yardage or mishit an approach shot, you must have a well-rounded short game in order to keep your scores low. There’s no better bandaid for a poorly played hole than an up-and-down for par.
Jason Sudenga runs you through some fundamentals you should employ in order to hit your chip shots closer to the hole more consistently.