In this video, Christopher Smith gives you some tips on putting spin on a bunker shot. This is a difficult, risky shot, so he advises to play it only when you absolutely have to. But when the situation arises, these tips can be very effective. The key is to hit relatively close to the ball with speed to help create spin. Follow along as demonstrates some drills to perfect this tough shot.
Learn the best golf warm up and practice routines from top PGA golf instructors. Dr. Gary Wiren shows you how to warm up for a round for those times you aren’t able to hit the practice range before you tee off. Mike Malaksa explains the difference between hitting the range to “warm up” for aWatch Now >>
The hook or the slice happens to all golfers, whether amateur or professional. When you’re least expecting it, you wind up and unleash a drive that takes off in a direction you hadn’t planned, and you try to adjust your swing on the next tee. If you make the right change, you can get backWatch 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 >>
In Proper Bunker Techniques, PGA Professionals Bill Forrest and Kevin Weeks demonstrate several practical techniques for improving your bunker play. In this lesson you will learn how to correctly set your feet and position your weight so that your club head properly strikes the ball. Also included is a practical demonstration of how to vary your shot set up and swing plane in order to hit a successful bunker shot in various sand conditions.Watch Now >>