Golf Today - Over 80000 pages of golf information
Golf News

Tip no. 17 - Getting out of Bunkers
with Pachesham Golf Academy

You've heard on television - most pros would rather be in sand, than on a tight lie on grass around the green. Yet bunkers often strike fear into the heart of high-handicap golfers. Learn these simple tips, then spend some time gaining confidence in your local practice bunker, and banish that fear of the sand forever!

Please note: all lessons refer to right-handed golfers

• If you struggle to get the ball out of bunkers or have difficulty controlling the distance of your bunker shots, there is a good chance your angle of attack into the sand is too steep.

• The tour players have great control out of the bunkers because they come into the ball relatively shallow, and never dig the club head into the sand.

• This is a great drill to improve your angle of attack and give you a shallower swing arc. Lightly put a foot print in the sand and place the ball 2 inches in front of the heel. Set up with the ball slightly ahead of centre and through impact try to remove the footprint with the club head.

THE COMPLETE ONE MINUTE TIPS, WITH  Pachesham Golf Academy



For more help, see your PGA pro, or contact:
Pachesham Golf Centre, Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 0BP
For all Lesson Enquiries Email: lessons@pacheshamgolf.co.uk
Tel: 01372 843453 - Web: www.pacheshamgolf.co.uk

Copyright ©Pachesham Golf Centre 2011, reproduced with permission

 




Rising star McKibbin set for European Tour debut at inaugural Shot Clock Masters

Colin Montgomerie to make Staysure PGA Seniors Championship debut

Golf Son Muntaner leads the way in Europe with revolutionary grass upgrade

Man United Captain Michael Carrick to make BMW PGA Championship debut

Lahinch Golf Club to host 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Guy Kinnings to join the European Tour as Deputy CEO & Ryder Cup Director

Pieters boxing clever ahead of Belgian Knockout

Sir Nick Faldo relishing Old course reunion

Rose returns for another shot at Scottish Open title

More news



Otaegui goes the distance in Belgian Knockout

Aaron Wise claims first PGA title at AT&T Byron Nelson

Regions Tradition : Miguel Angel Jiménez wins first senior Major

Latest Official World Golf Ranking

Current European Tour Race to Dubai Standings

Current PGA Tour FedEx Cup Standings



Michele Thomson promoting Ladies Scottish Open

Grant, Matthew, Reid & Schober qualify for US Women's Open

Linn Grant leading US Open qualifier

LPGA & Dow announce team event in Michigan for 2019

Ariya Jutanugarn wins Kingsmill Championship

More news

Rickie Fowler, Puma & Arnie Army to honor Arnold Palmer

Sketchers unveil 2018 GO GOLF collection

© Golftoday.co.uk 1996-2018 - Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy - About Us - Advertise - Classifieds - Newsletter - Contact Us