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.
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 >>
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 this video you’ll learn the hinge and pop speciality shot. PGA Professional Rafael Floriana shows you what to do for those times you are up against an obstacle. Typically, you would not be able to swing the club in this position, but with the hing and pop shot you are able to advance the ball and make the most of a tough situation. Learn how to get out of a bad situation with this handy shot!Watch Now >>
Former PGA Teachers of the Year Peter Krause and Laird Small show you how to get an extra 10-15 yards off the tee. You’ll discover the secrets to the perfect swing angle and how to “coil for power” to generate better club head speed. You’ll also learn how to develop a tee box strategy soWatch Now >>