A bunker shot should be one of the easier shots you encounter on the golf course, theoretically.
So you think you're a player? If so, then I have some news for you.
When things start going sour out on the golf course, it's critical you get to the root of your problems and get back on track as fast as possible.
The latest crop of new fairway woods that are primed for more powerful shots are all the rage this year.
Sometimes, even the best players in the world need to refresh their fundamentals. In fact, for some, the fundamentals are the only things they work on come time to keep their swings in check.
While a buried bunker lie might be a bad break, it’s certainly not impossible to get it up and down from here.
Just because the golf season is near a close, there’s still plenty of work to do if you want to keep your swing fresh and up to par for the next golf season.
Here’s the good news: You’ve just hit your drive to within 150 yards of the green.
When your ball finds the deep rough like the position I’m in here, the smart play almost always is to take a higher-lofted club and either lay up or pitch the ball back into the fairway.
The key to hitting the golf ball a long way is to generate significant clubhead speed and make solid contact.
The key to this shot is to choke down on the club far enough—all the way to the shaft—if necessary
I can’t go at this shot right-handed because the cactus impedes my stance. But I can get the ball back in play by playing a left-handed shot. ...