• Success from greenside bunkers

    Written by Richard Ellis on Friday, 24 September 2010

    Many amateur golfers struggle to get to grips with the concept of correct bunker technique. In golf, the goal is to hit the ball with the exception of greenside bunker play, where you need to strike the sand before the ball. A great way to practice this method is to draw circles in your practice bunker, as TG Elite Teaching Pro...

  • Downslope bunker shot

    Written by Rob Watts on Friday, 17 September 2010

    When your ball just trickles in to the back edge or side of a bunker, the chances are you’re going to be faced with a tricky sand shot off a nasty downslope. The key to executing this shot successfully is to position the body weight correctly and pick the club up steeply in the backswing, as TG Elite Teaching Pro Rob...

  • Gain control from bunkers

    Written by Rob Watts on Friday, 17 September 2010

    To achieve maximum amounts of spin from sand, your backswing length should always be much longer than the throughswing. As TG Elite Teaching Pro Rob Watts explains in this video tip, the goal should be to leave the club in nice and low to the ground through impact. Just like in football where if you where trying to chip the ball over...