Play Your Best: Step by StepNovember 4, 2015

Pitch It With Precision

Using the A Swing inside 100 yards
Photograph by Dom Furore at The Concession Golf Club, Bradenton, Fla.

If you're able to pitch the ball accurately around the greens, you'll shoot lower scores. My A Swing can be used for pitch shots with great results — all you need to do is make a few adjustments. Start by thinking of the pitch swing as a mini version of the full swing. Follow these steps to develop your pitching technique and watch your scores drop.

Illustrations by Todd Detwiler

David Leadbetter, author of The A Swing, operates 25 golf academies worldwide.