Under the USGA golf rules, rule 16.1 D prohibits a player from testing the surface of the putting green. Mark Wilson discusses some situations where Rule 16 comes into play and scenarios, like being on the practice putting green where the rule does not apply. However, when you are playing make sure you know what the local rules are and where they are applied.
In Proper Bunker Techniques, PGA Professionals Bill Forrest and Kevin Weeks demonstrate several practical techniques for improving your bunker play. In this lesson you will learn how to correctly set your feet and position your weight so that your club head properly strikes the ball. Also included is a practical demonstration of how to vary your shot set up and swing plane in order to hit a successful bunker shot in various sand conditions.Watch Now >>
One of the most useful shots in golf is the knockdown shot. This shot is perfect for accessing tough pin locations, hitting shots under the wind or getting out of the trees. Brandel Chamblee and former PGA Teacher of the Year Bill Forrest show you what you can do in your set-up and swing to consistently hit this shot with success. Practice the knockdown shot and you will have a greater ability to shape your shots, control your trajectory and increase your accuracy.Watch Now >>
PGA Instructor Joe Plecker, Jr. shares with you fairway bunker strategies that can dramatically improve your game. Your strategy changes when you are in a fairway bunker and Joe walks you through a series of set-up features that are important to follow. You’ll see why you should play the ball in the center of your stance with your body aligned square to the target and why you should always choke down on the grip when hitting a fairway bunker shot. Follow his tips and see the positive results in no-time.Watch Now >>
There are a number of variables that factor into the process of selecting a club for golf shots around the green. In order to decide on the right club and come up with a successful shot, you have to consider a few different things about your current situation, and then make the appropriate swing withWatch Now >>