Leaving yourself with plenty of room for a chip or pitch shot
makes things a whole lot easier.
McIlroy made his intentions clear from the first hole on Sunday, where he launched a 350-yard drive and then struck the pin with his pitch shot
from 40 yards.
After I hit my pitch shot
, I looked and I'm like, 'Holy cow, there's a lot of people out there'.
As we approach the pitch shot
many golfers start to get tense and try to control the ball too much, which in general leads to an unnatural and rigid golf swing.
"The pitch shot
Julianne hit to a couple feet on 10, our first playoff hole, was pretty incredible," said Kim, one of four returning players from Stanford's 2015 title team, who won the final three holes in regulation to get her match with Alvarez all square.
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Then, a stock pitch shot
from short of the green barely reached the putting surface, and he two-putted from 40 feet for double bogey.
I was feeling the pressure on it, just because it was an odd thing just going out there and hitting a pitch shot
and a putt.
Noh might have claimed his maiden victory to a fortunate pitch shot
on the 13th when his efforts from 81 feet struck the flag full on and the ball fell to just three feet away before he made a crucial birdie, CNN reported.
He said: "The pitch shot
on 16 came in a little left to right and I just thought, 'I just want to get this inside a couple of feet and walk off the green'.' "It was really just like a magic shot."
Johnson won the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge in spectacular fashion in December, holing a pitch shot
for par on the 72nd to force a play-off with world No.1 Tiger Woods which he won on the first extra hole.
Fleck's win was particularly galling for Hogan, as Fleck got up and down with a pitch shot
short of the 18th green and a 7-foot putt to tie Hogan after TV had already declared Hogan the winner, and then Hogan chopped broccoli in the rough on the final hole of the 18-hole playoff to lose by three shots.