Assessing Your Lie and Shot Selection

Properly assessing your lie and shot selection before hitting out of a bunker is a critical step if you want to be a better player. Instructor Matt Kluck explains why it is important to focus on matching your abilities to the shot you choose. Matt walks you through three different options; the normal shot, the safety shot and the reliable “get-out” shot. He’ll show you how to execute and select the proper equipment for each. Following these tips, you’ll find your play out of the bunker improve in no time.

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