sand wedge design and bounce angle

Sand Wedge Design and Bunker Strategy

Let's talk about sand wedge design and how it can help you with your bunker play. The thing we need to notice about a sand wedge, and its unique to all your other clubs, is called bounce. If I look at the sand wedge end on so this way…
buried bunker lies
bunker impact line drill
bunker shot technique
bunker buried lies

Bunker Shots - Buried Lies and Situations

  Obviously, not every bunker shot is the same. There will certainly be times when we need to deviate from our standard bunker set up in order to have the best chance for success. The first thing we need to do is evaluate our circumstances…
mid range bunker shots

Mid Length Bunker Shots

  For many players, mid length bunker shots are the most difficult shots in the game. I consider these shots to be anywhere from perhaps 25 to 60 yards, or in a range normally too close to pick the ball clean, and too far for your…
greenside bunker play

Greenside Bunker Play Technique

  The typical greenside bunker shot from a normal lie includes some set up variations that will help you achieve more consistent results. Think of this as your stock, standard bunker shot set up, and from here you can make adjustments…
sand wedge design bounce angle

Sand Wedge Design - Bounce Angle Explained

  Tour players have no trouble out of greenside bunkers...of course they are practicing all the time, but more so because they are setting themselves up for success. If we understand how  a sand wedge is designed, and how to set up…
golf fairway bunkers

Fairway Bunkers

  The first thing we need to do from a fairway bunker is to evaluate our circumstances. This includes the lie of the ball: is it sitting up or sitting down, and will you have access to contacting the back of the ball cleanly? Are you…