How To Play Bunker Shots From Compact Sand

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Sometimes when you arrive at the bunker you're not greeted with the ball sat on a beautiful fluffy lie, but instead it's resting on a hard base of compact sand.

It's easy to thin the ball over the green from this tricky lie, but with a couple of small adjustments to your set-up and technique it can be overcome.

TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how to tackle the bunker shot when the sand is wet or very compact.