Flop Shot - When to Use It When Chipping
Rule of thumb when chipping or pitching in golf dictates that you get the ball onto the green and let it roll as far as possible so that it will succumb to the natural undulations of the green. In most circumstances this works and avoids many chips which shoot past the hole or end up off the green past the pin.
There are times, however, when a direct line to the green may not exist. There may be a tree, or a tree branch in you normal chipping arc line, or you may be several feet below th...Read entire article