The Players Association

The TPA/Pelz Short Game Handicap

Every golfer has a short-game handicap creates an effective game plan for practise and improvement.

 

Updated 17 April 2018

This page last updated:

17 Apr 2018

Pelz Short Game Test Results

TEST ONE

50 yard pitch.  Straightforward pitch – no obstacles in between.

 

TEST TWO

30 yard pitch.  Straightforward pitch – no obstacles in between.

 

TEST THREE

8 yard sand shot. From greenside bunker with a modest bunker face.

 

TEST FOUR

15 yard sand ‘blast’ shot. From greenside bunker with no significant bunker face.

 

TEST FIVE

10 yard chipping from light fringe.  Straightforward chip from light fringe; no obstacles and space to roll out.

 

TEST SIX

20 yard chipping from light rough.  Straightforward chip from light rough; no obstacles and space to roll out.

 

TEST SEVEN

15 yard short pitching.  Straightforward chip from short cut; no obstacles – roughly 10 yds flight and 5 yds roll.

 

TEST EIGHT

15 yard pitch. This is a lob-wedge type shot over a “bunker” to a tight pin position.

Each test consists of 10 shots.

4 points if it is holed.

2 points if it finishes within 3 foot of the hole.

1 points if it finishes between 3 and 6 foot from the hole.

0 points if it is beyond 6 foot.

TPA - Pelz Short Game Rankings