PGA Tour Professional Jamie Fordyce teaches you how to handle a buried bunker shot when playing onto the green. He recommends getting into a low, wide stance so that you are further over the top of the ball, which will result in a steeper backswing. By hitting just behind the ball and throwing sand onto the green, you eliminate the backspin that you would utilize in a normal greenside bunker shot.
Selecting between a putter and a wedge when just off the green can be a difficult choice. In Putting From Off The Green PGA professional Mike Davis discusses the factors that go into making the correct selection for you. In this lesson you will learn what types of lies and distances favor each different club selection. The decision often simply comes down to which shot can be executed more confidently. To help you determine your individual strengths, Mike demonstrates a unique “21” practice drill that will help you determine whether a putter of wedge is the best choice for you.Watch Now >>
In most cases, rescue clubs are more forgiving and easier to hit than a long iron. But, that doesn’t mean that they are the right choice every time. PGA Professional Eric Johnson explains why it is important to consider all course conditions before choosing what club to use on a particular shot. Sometimes hitting the shot you need may mean using the club that is harder to hit.Watch Now >>
In Fairway Woods Swing Rhythm, PGA Professional Eric Johnson covers the basic principles of correct rhythm and balance and demonstrates several ways for you to work on fine tuning your swing. In this lesson, Eric shows you how to utilize a weighted warm up club to help get the feel for a swing with correct speed and balance. You will also learn how using a whippy club can help you quickly identify and correct problems in your swing. Finally you will see a demonstration of a simple long iron drill you can use right away to help you fine tune your take away rhythm.Watch Now >>
Challenging yourself through a series of practice games and drills is a great way to improve your bunker play. PGA Instructor Joe Plecker, Jr. and Brandel Chamblee show you three of these, the Penny Drill, Trajectory Drill, and Ladder Drill. Practicing these drills will lead to more consistent ball striking and distance control out of the sand. If you can master these drills, you will be a better bunker player and dramatically increase your odds of getting up and down.Watch Now >>