• Specialty Shots
    7:05

    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.

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  • Bunker Rules
    3:17

    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.

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  • Practice Games
    4:07

    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.

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  • Ball Striking and Trajectory
    14:46

    Better ball control in golf is simply a matter of practice–hitting shot after shot with every club in a variety of situations to improve your swing and become a more versatile player. The golfers who have the best control over their golf ball are the ones who are relaxed and focused only on their swing

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  • Fairway, Waste, Long and Specialty Bunker Shots
    19:52

    In this video you’ll learn how to play fairway, waste, long and specialty bunker shots. PGA professionals Joe Plecker Jr., Rick Martino, and Matt Kluck teach you how to play each of these tough bunker shots. They show you the best ball position, swing angle and club face position for each. You’ll learn how to

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  • bunker shot tips
    17:28

    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 shots

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  • hitting down on the golf ball
    18:24

    No two consecutive golf shots are exactly the same. Line of sight, footing, lie and numerous other variables will affect the way you address and attack your golf ball each and every shot. Certain shots require a change of weight distribution, others a fragmented swing. And then there are those shots that demand hitting down

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  • Playing From the Rough and Around Trees
    14:22

    Learn how to play out of the rough and around trees successfully. PGA professional Jay Overton demonstrates how to play from the rough showing you how to hit out of each kind of lie you’ll face. PGA Instructor Blake Cathey teaches how to play a shot when you’re up against the collar of the rough.

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  • Some Trouble Ahead: Playing from the Slopes, Rough and Sand
    15:19

    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

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