Think about it... you hit the best drive of the day on a short par 4 and you're 100 yards or less from the pin. Now it's time to pitch the ball close to have the best chance for birdie. Next thing you know, you've pitched the ball farther away from the hole than you were before. Now you are looking at bogey or worse! That's why pitching is such a crucial part of the game.
PGA coach Rick Shiels instructs on the 30-100 Yard pitch shot