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.
No matter your age or skill level, 65-70% of your shots in a round of golf come within 100 yards of the pin. With a statistic like that, you could say it’s pretty important to hone your skills with the shorter clubs in your hands. For most amateurs, learning how to improve short game swing mechanics just takes repetition and a solid understanding of distance control.Watch Now >>
This video will show you the keys to hitting shots out of trouble areas. PGA Instructor Rick Martino explains how to hit from a downhill lie by focusing on proper set up and alignment. PGA Instructor Laird Small teaches you how to hit out of trouble spots including uphill lies, the rough, fairway bunkers andWatch Now >>
Most golfers don’t put in the time and patience needed to develop a proper putting stroke that they can repeat over and over. Consequently, they tend to tack a number of unnecessary strokes onto their scorecard. Solid mechanics and a proper putting stroke can mean the difference between just a good round and the roundWatch Now >>
In Bunker Rules, PGA professional Joe Plecker Jr addresses many of the common questions regarding bunker play. In this lesson Joe covers the rules you need to be aware of in order to properly identify your ball and set up for your shot. You will also learn what the rules say about dealing with a bunker rake that may be interfering with the lie of your ball. Knowing the rules of the bunker will give you the confidence to deal with these situations in accordance with the rules of the game.Watch Now >>