Rule 28 tells us what is considered an unplayable ball, and who has the right to make that determination. Also, once a ball has been deemed unplayable what are your options for relief and what penalties will you incur. This video also covers the rules surrounding deeming a ball unplayable without knowing its location, such as in the case of a lost ball.
In most cases, rescue clubs are more forgiving and easier to hit than a long iron. But, that doesn’t mean that they are the right choice every time. PGA Professional Eric Johnson explains why it is important to consider all course conditions before choosing what club to use on a particular shot. Sometimes hitting the shot you need may mean using the club that is harder to hit.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 >>
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 >>
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 >>