In this video, Mark Wilson discusses some specific aspects of Rule 19 from the rules of golf. The rule states if your ball is deflected or stopped by the equipment of an opponent during stroke play, there would be no penalty and you would be allowed to play the ball where it lies. However, Rule 19-3 states that if this situation occurs during match play, you are entitled to either play the ball where it lies or before any side plays another stroke in the match, you can cancel and replay that stroke. So this is a situation where your understanding of the rules could really help you on the course. However, in either stroke play or match play, if your ball happens to hit equipment of your own, even a cart you are sharing with your opponent, you would be penalized one stroke and required to play the ball as it lies.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>