Michael Breed discusses the proper way to approach putts that amateur golfers tend to panic over: downhill, uphill and side hill putts. One of the common mistakes that golfers will make on uneven level putts is trying to hit the golf ball with a different part of the putter head to take speed off of or add speed onto the roll of the ball. It is essential, though, for all of these situations, to hit putts with the center of the putter face to maintain maximum control over the ball. Michael also talks about some of the key components to making these types of putts, like finding imperfections in the green and imagining a line that accounts for the break and avoids these imperfections to go into the hole.
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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 >>
In Bunker Rules, PGA professional Joe Plecker Jr addresses many of the common questions regarding bunker play. In this lesson Joe covers the rules you need to be aware of in order to properly identify your ball and set up for your shot. You will also learn what the rules say about dealing with a bunker rake that may be interfering with the lie of your ball. Knowing the rules of the bunker will give you the confidence to deal with these situations in accordance with the rules of the game.Watch Now >>
Learn the key to getting up and down with your chips. PGA instructor Brian Manzella teaches you how to select the right club for distance control around the green. Discover how to use the Rule of 12 to calculate where to carry the ball and how much roll to expect. From PGA Instructor Charlie King,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 >>