Want to know how do you get more consistent with your wedges? Follow along with PGA Professional Robert Stocke as he demonstrates tips and techniques to become more comfortable using your wedge. The first step is to understand the bounce of your wedge. Practice these bounce drills and really focus on trying to make the back of your club make a divot. If these drills aren’t helping you, you may want to look into getting a wedge with a little more or less bounce depending on how you swing the club.
For most amateur golfers, the sand trap is perhaps the most frightful place to be on the golf course. The thought of bunkers has been known to send shivers down the spine, especially those tricky lies that seem practically impossible. You know the ones: downhill, uphill, below the feet, buried — the kinds of shotsWatch Now >>
Learn the best golf warm up and practice routines from top PGA golf instructors. Dr. Gary Wiren shows you how to warm up for a round for those times you aren’t able to hit the practice range before you tee off. Mike Malaksa explains the difference between hitting the range to “warm up” for aWatch 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 >>