Playing Lesson – Uphill Pitch Shot

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the creator of Swing Machine Golf and founder of Ignition Golf. Paul's golf swing technique is based on the Iron Byron swing machine. YouTube Channels: Paul Wilson Golf and Ignition Golf Tips. Please Join me on Google+

11 Responses to “Playing Lesson – Uphill Pitch Shot”

  1. What club did you use Paul? Was it actually your P or 56 degree sand wedge?

    • How do you set up for an uphill shot? Will ball drift to left?

      • George,

        For uphill lies watch this tip:

        Uphill: http://ignitiongolf.com/uphill-lies/

        Just narrow your stance if you are making anything less than a full swing.

        Yes, the ball will go left. There is no exact way to judge how much not like the sidehill tip I just posted last week. Slight uphill aim a little right. Severe uphill aim more right.

  2. Paul,
    Great video, that is how I measure, attempt the different yardages when hitting a pitch shot, from your first videos I purchased a few years ago, and still use your technique today, it works. I think that is the first time in quite awhile you have referenced it….Great job.

    • Gary,

      Thanks, glad you liked it. In the past, it has been tough getting out the course to shoot these playing tips. We are now using a new go pro with a gimbal which allows us to do them on the fly without tripods etc. This way we can keep doing more of the a lot easier in the future.

  3. great video Paul!

    thanks…

  4. This was really informative Paul. I’ve added it to my favorites.

    Question: Why do you not take in the height or slope into account when determining yardage., is it because of the shorter distance or what?
    I would still think the height would effect trajectory of landing, about of spin left on ball and whether the ball would release or not to the hole.

    Thanks
    JS

    • John,

      Glad you liked it. Thanks.

      Yeah, it make take a little off but the height on this shot was only as tall as I am so I wasn’t concerned with it. If it was way higher I might subtract 5-10 yards. Kind of rare you would have an even higher slope this close to the green.

  5. Hi Paul

    How do I avoid the dreaded shank when I pitch. On occasions it shows up. Its very frustrating when I am perfectly positioned to get on regulation and being a right handed golfer I pitch and I pitch the ball far right or shank it. A perfectly could set up and the pitch goes to the right side.

    thanks
    JP

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