Mark Wilson of the PGA Rules Committee discusses some of the most prevalent examples of Rule 13 in the players’ rulebook, which states that a golfer should play their ball as it lies. He talks about a few different scenarios, including approaching a ball that lies in a fairway divot, taking practice swings at a ball that lies in tall grass, and testing the condition of a bunker in preparation for a shot.
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 >>
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 >>
In this video, PGA Professionals Bill Forest and Kevin Weeks cover alternative club options for when you find yourself just off the green. You’ll learn the advantages to using a putter or hybrid when you find yourself just short of the green. Bill and Kevin demonstrate the correct grip, stance and stroke techniques that will give you the confidence to use these alternative clubs when faced with this situation.Watch 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 >>