January

  • Pause at the top sand drill

    Written by Rob Watts on Thursday, 13 January 2011

    If you watch some of the best bunker players in the game such as Ernie Els and Fred Couples, you’ll notice how long and lucid their motion is. Many amateur golfers do the opposite in their downswings, chopping down sharply on the back of the ball with a steep action from outside the line. This will lead to inconsistent strikes and...

  • Two keys for fairway bunker success

    Written by Rob Watts on Thursday, 13 January 2011

    The fairway bunker shot differs from a standard greenside trap shot in that you need to strike the ball first rather than the sand. To do this consistently, you should alter your set up in two crucial ways, as TG Elite Pro Rob Watts explains in this golf video tip. One change involves the level of your feet and the other...

  • Bunker ball position tip

    Written by Chris Ryan on Wednesday, 12 January 2011

    Getting ball position right is crucial every time you play a greenside bunker shot. Constant ball position means the club will enter the sand at the same point every time, leading to consistent results. As TG Elite Pro Chris Ryan explains in this golf video tip, ball position should always be taken from 90 degrees to the toe line. Often, when...