Tip From the Archives
High Trajectory Hardpan
The ball landed in the short grass but the ground is incredibly hard.
The bounce of the club will make it bounce into the ball and many players have difficulty with hardpan shots because of this. However, there is not as much bounce out at the end of the toe of the club; so try hitting more with the toe.
Set your hands high with the face open to help get the toe down into the ground and the heel up. Use a normal swing length for the distance of the shot.