PGA Tour Professionals Ron Philo Jr. and Blake Cathey teach you how to measure the level of risk vs. the level of reward when playing a shot from a difficult or tricky lie. They stress the importance of simply getting the golf ball back into play when deciding between taking relief and just going ahead and hitting. The last thing you want to do when managing a tough situation is making it worse by rushing into a poor decision.
When choosing a sand wedge, it is important to consider the bounce vs. loft of the club. Instructor Matt Kluck demonstrates how varying degrees of bounce and loft affect the performance of a wedge depending on the type of sand and bunker you are in. He’ll cover considerations for the type of bunkers you play in most often and choosing the wedge that best compliments your particular game.Watch Now >>
In this video, you’ll see two great options to use if you find your ball lying up against the collar. First Brandel Chamblee shows you how to play the belly wedge by striking the center of the ball with the sole of the wedge. Next, PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how hitting the ball with the toe of the putter is a great option because it eliminates resistance to collar grass. Practice these alternative techniques and make a tough situation easier.Watch Now >>
Properly assessing your lie and shot selection before hitting out of a bunker is a critical step if you want to be a better player. Instructor Matt Kluck explains why it is important to focus on matching your abilities to the shot you choose. Matt walks you through three different options; the normal shot, the safety shot and the reliable “get-out” shot. He’ll show you how to execute and select the proper equipment for each. Following these tips, you’ll find your play out of the bunker improve in no time.Watch Now >>
Every golfer knows the frustration of having a putt come up short. In the Putting Length Drill, PGA professional Michael Breed discusses the reasons for this and illustrates several drills to help eliminate the problem. In this lesson you will learn the principle of target putting and how it can help prevent the short putt. Another key to accurate putting is speed, and to help you with this Michael demonstrates a unique two ball drill that will help you to visualize and then execute that perfect putt.Watch Now >>