Learn how to look after the golf course for future use by repairing divots.
Divots are the small dents and clods of earth removed and damanged from balls and clubs. With a simple tool you can reimplant them and help the grass regrow while keep the surface even.
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How to Repair Pitch Marks
In this video you will learn how to take care of the golf course by levelling out your pitch marks.
A pitch mark is a divot made when the ball makes impact with the green, usually after an approach.
A hole on the green can modify the trajectory of your putt.
Thus, it is important to leave the surface perfectly flat.
To learn more about approaches in golf, watch our video, "making a rolling approach".
To repair your divots, use a divot tool,
or, if you don't have one of these, you can use a sturdy tee.
Armed with your divot tool or tee, find the pitch mark on the green,
Plant your tool around the divot and push the grass inward, using a levering movement.
Your goal is to reinforce the turf in the area of impact to level the surface.
Once the grass has been put back into place, flatten it with the bottom of the putter or, if you're not wearing spikes, with the tip of your shoe.
Now you know how to take good care of the course to enjoy it even further!