Golf Quick Reaction Chipping Drill

Last Updated: May 19, 2024

Golf Quick Reaction Chipping Drill

The quick reaction chipping drill is a great drill for golfers who struggle with overthinking around the greens by loosening your chipping motion up.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Pitching Drills

Who is this drill best for?

This drill will be best for:

  • Golfers who overthink their shots around the greens
  • Golfers who are tense around the greens

Required Materials and Equipment

For this drill, you will need:

  • A handful of golf balls
  • A high-lofted wedge (54-60 degrees)

Drill Overview

The purpose of the quick reaction chipping drill is to loosen you up and allow you to feel a more relaxed and free chipping motion.

Drill Instructions

The quick reaction chipping drill is simple:

  1. Throw a handful of golf balls around the practice green in various scenarios and lies.
  2. Walk to each ball, get a nice setup, and immediately chip it without thinking
  3. Repeat, focusing on "reacting" to the shot, maintaining a smooth tempo, and keeping the body relaxed and loose

Drill Variations

This drill has one variation.

If you really struggle with your chipping and pitching on the course, I'd recommend using this drill during a real golf round!

Not only will pace of play speed up, you may find your short game come back to life!

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