PGA Teacher of the Year Laird Small teaches you how to properly read the rough so that you can make the right decision for playing out onto the fairway or going for the green. Laird gives you a few different examples of difficult lies that don’t allow you to control the ball, and discusses some tips for getting out.
PGA Professionals Joe Plecker, Jr. and Matt Kluck teach you the principles needed for more consistent shot patterns when playing specialty shots from a bunker. Matt and Joe demonstrate the techniques used to successfully negotiate out of the bunker in tough situations all golfers face. Matt teaches the principles of the Hook shot, for when you need a lower trajectory with a longer roll out on the green and the Cut shot, for when extra loft and a softer landing are ideal. Joe demonstrates the corrections necessary for bunker play in windy conditions. Different situations and shot challenges require unique set ups. This lesson will teach you the correct stance, grip and weight distribution you need to negotiate difficult bunker shots with confidence.Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>