Some Trouble Ahead: Playing from the Slopes, Rough and Sand

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This video will show you the keys to hitting shots out of trouble areas. PGA Instructor Rick Martino explains how to hit from a downhill lie by focusing on proper set up and alignment. PGA Instructor Laird Small teaches you how to hit out of trouble spots including uphill lies, the rough, fairway bunkers and greenside bunkers. And you’ll learn the importance of club-ball contact and how to give yourself the best chance for success with tough shots. Laird Small ends by explaining how to avoid the common mistakes most players make in the bunker.

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