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Lexus Tips from the Tee: How to hit long chip shot out of rough

Golf pro Mark Weitendorf delivers tips to improve your game on the course. In this installment, Weitendorf talks about how to hit a long chip shot out of the rough.

CLEVELAND — How can a golf hit an accurate shot out of the rough and land it near the pin?

In our latest installment of Lexus Tips from the Tee, Firestone Country Club Golf Pro Mark Weitendorf shows WKYC’s Nick Camino a few pointers about hitting a shot onto the green out of the rough.

Tip 1: How to avoid a slice

Tip 2: How to use lower body mechanics to better strike the ball

Tip 3: How to drive the ball further off the tee

Tip 4: How to better utilize the hybrid club

Tip 5: How to master the backswing

Tip 6: How to hit a flop shot

Tip 7: How to effectively transition from backswing

Tip 8: How to improve swing mechanics

Tip 9: How to properly strike the ball

Tip 10: How to set up to hit the ball

Tip 11: How to drive the ball further off the tee