Final Step: Check Your Stance

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Short Chip: High-Handicapper (90+ shooter)

Use the setup in the first gallery. Check that your toes are even with the ball, and that the clubface and your body face the target. This arrangement produces the smallest backswing while providing the greatest margin for error.
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Short Chip: Better Player (80s shooter)

Use the setup in the third gallery. By turning your entire body 30 degrees to the right, you’re trending toward a more traditional setup, which is fine. With this system, the lower your handicap, the less “side saddle” you need at address.
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Long chip/Pitch: High-Handicapper

Use the setup in the third gallery. The 30-degree stance (relative to your target line) allows you to make a bigger backswing and impart greater energy to the ball, but again with a greater margin for error than if you addressed the ball in the traditional fashion.
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Long Chip/Pitch: Better Player

Use the setup in the third gallery, but add even more body turn before you sole the club. Make it 45 degrees, as though you're playing from an overly open version of your traditional short-game setup. Same principles apply: Hinge and fold going back, then “push” the club into a low finish.