• 2:25

    The key to hitting out of a bunker is to aim for the sand and to take the ball with it. You can adjust anything you want in regard to grip, posture and extremity angle, but the basics prevail over all. Use sand to push your ball out and get that ball to your target,

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  • 1:59

    Every golf instructor has a quick tip for escaping sand traps without dropping extra strokes, whether it’s a posture adjustment or change in stroke technique. Even our PGA Professionals have a wide range of handy hints and free golf tips for helping you learn how to hit out of a bunker. But the truth is,

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  • 1:28

    There’s nothing as intimidating to most amateur golfers as a bad lie in a fairway sand trap. Close to the lip, a full iron out from the green: how should it be attacked? In this free video, PGA Professional Mark Drenga shows you how to easily navigate fairway bunker shots placed near the lip of

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  • 3:42

    Harnessing bunker shots is, for amateurs, without a doubt the hardest part of golf. Most players who find themselves in a tricky sand spot concede the fact that they’ll be stomaching a high score on that hole. But with proper technique and a bit of confidence, even the most challenging bunker shot can become a

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  • 2:08

    There are few shots more difficult in golf than the 50-70 yard bunker shot. Somewhere between the touch of a greenside trap save and the full swing of a fairway bunker recovery, these mid-range bunker shots require slight adjustments in technique and a commitment to the stroke you’ve practiced. All coaches have their preference for

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  • 7:10

    If you’re like most amateur golfers, ending up in a greenside bunker is just about the worst case scenario. “I’ll never make par, now,” you think, and resign yourself to bogie or worse. That attitude stems from a lack of practice. With a few sessions of dedicated sand trap training, you’d realize bunkers aren’t nearly

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  • 3:52

    Bunker shots don’t have to be scary. Most amateurs shake in their boots when they step into a sand trap because they haven’t practiced bunker shots like they have drives and putts. Once you know the proper technique and you’ve trained that technique at the range countless times, you should have no problem with the

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  • 1:38

    How do you avoid tacking on a one-stroke penalty? Easy, you follow the rules. Oftentimes it can be difficult to know what exactly the rules dictate in certain scenarios, so it’s important that you do your homework and understand the rules entirely. One of the most important facets of the game that you need to

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  • 2:33

    Although it may look like the preferred choice for most scenarios around the green, the pitch-and-run isn’t always the best solution for getting closest to the pin. Oftentimes, when dealing with a greenside shot, there’ll be some sort of obstacle between your ball and the hole, which rules out a standard low pitch. Whether it’s

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