Flop Shot

A flop shot is when a player opens the club face on a chip shot to get the ball to fly over an obstacle and stop quickly or spin back once it hits the ground.

Did you know?

The flop shot has less backspin when compared to a pitch shot.

What you need to know: The Swing Elements of a Flop Shot are similar to that of a full swing, but have differences when it comes to the GRIP and RELEASE.


  • I’m a beginner and I want to learn this shot? Be wary as this shot takes skill to master and is only suited to advanced players of the game with a higher swing index.