June

  • Getting distance from a fairway bunker

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Friday, 26 June 2009

    Hitting the ball from a fairway bunker is a shot that fills many players with dread. If you mis-strike it you may not get the ball far enough out to give you a shot at the green or, worse still, you may leave the ball in the bunker. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Scott Cranfield says your weight should favour the left side...

  • Better Bunker Play

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 12 June 2009

    Time and time again golfers leave the ball in the bunker and it's because of two fatal errors. Either they leave their weight on the back foot and don't get sufficient moment to get the ball travelling forward out of the bunker, or the club decelerates into the sand and they totally quit on the shot. TG Top 12 Teacher Adrian Fryer...

  • How To Play A Ball From The Bunker, Feet Outside

    Written by Dan Frost on Friday, 12 June 2009

    There's nothing worse than finding your ball right up against the edge of the bunker with nowhere for your feet inside. It looks like a horror shot but with a clever set-up you can still splash the shot out with success. All you need to do is exaggerate your knee flex to lower your body down towards the sand. Do so and...

  • Greenside Bunker Success

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 11 June 2009

    Your success out of greenside bunkers is dependent on whether you get your set-up correct and commit to the stroke. TG Top 12 Teacher Adrian Fryer runs you through the set-up fundamentals you should use in a greenside bunker and demonstrates the committed stroke you need to make to lift the ball up and out onto the green. The quality of your set-up...