April

  • Bury left foot only fairway bunker tip

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 15 April 2010

    When playing from fairway bunkers, it's important to try and sweep the ball from the sand and not hit down on the ball too much. When you do this, you risk taking too much sand before the ball, causing a dramatic loss of distance. In this golf video tip from TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston, we show you how burying...

  • Splashboard Bunker Drill

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 15 April 2010

    When faced with a greenside bunker shot, a lot of amateurs get over-anxious about getting the ball up and out of the sand. They then try and dig down in the sand to get the club underneath the ball, presenting the leading edge of the club. But as TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston explains in this golf video tip, the...

  • Throw sand over shoulder bunker tip

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 15 April 2010

    When faced with a tight pin from a greenside bunker, we need to get the ball up quickly. The only way we can do that is to keep the loft on the golf club for as long as possible during the swing. In this brand new golf video tip, TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston gives you a great practice drill that will...

  • Acceleration Bunker Drill

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 9 April 2010

    The only way your ball will travel all the way to a distant flag when in a greenside bunker is if you accelerate through the ball. Thankfully, TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston has a great drill using two lines in the sand and a feeling that you're hitting the sand to the flag that's going to help you achieve this. Give...

  • Cup the left wrist in greenside bunkers

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 9 April 2010

    When you find yourself in a greenside bunker, the key to consistent results is to find a good set-up position. A great checkpoint to achieve in your address is a cupping of the left wrist, which is the angle between the forearm and the back of the left hand. Master this tip, as explained in this golf video tip from TG...