In this video, Mark Wilson discusses some unique situations where Rule 28 could come into play. When incorporating the Unplayable Ball rule for a ball that lands in the bunker, there are limited options that can be utilized. In addition, when faced with a situation where you do not have viable options for taking a drop within two club lengths of the ball, there also are limited options that will most often require the player to accept a penalty stroke and go back to the previous spot and hit again. It’s a common mistake in an unplayable ball situation to believe you may place your ball in play along the so called “line of flight” your ball took. It’s important to know these rules and understand how they could in fact help you when playing against an opponent.
For most amateur golfers, the sand trap is perhaps the most frightful place to be on the golf course. The thought of bunkers has been known to send shivers down the spine, especially those tricky lies that seem practically impossible. You know the ones: downhill, uphill, below the feet, buried — the kinds of shotsWatch 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 >>
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 100 Yards To Go, former PGA Teacher of the Year Peter Krause demonstrates how a single club can be utilized to hit a variety of approach shots. In this lesson, Peter teaches the principles of grip position and ball placement, and how each effects the loft and distance of your shot. By varying your grip from low to high and addressing the ball from the front to back of your stance, he’ll show you show to use a single club to hit perfect approach shot in various situations.Watch Now >>